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American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West

Nate Blakeslee · Crown
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

The enthralling story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her Before men ruled the earth, there were wolves. Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction in the lower 48 states by the 1920s....
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Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

Bill Schutt · Algonquin Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"A masterful and compulsively readable book that challenges our preconceived notions about a behavior often sensationalized in our culture and, until just recently, misunderstood in the scientific world." - Ian Tattersall, Curator Emeritus, American Museum of Natural History,...
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Catnip: A Love Story

MICHAEL KORDA · Countryman Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From silly to sweet, 365 cat sketches by Michael Korda, drawn with love for his wife With the imagination of a writer and the eye of an artist, Michael Korda doodled on the backs of old manuscripts in his tackroom while his wife, Margaret, was out riding. They loved and acquired cats -- a habit...
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Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

Philip Lymbery · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

A tour of some of the world's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them.Most of us are aware that many animals are threatened by extinction--the plight of creatures such as polar bears, tigers, and whales has been well publicized. While this is typically attributed...
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Dogs and Their People: Photos and Stories of Life with a Four-Legged Love

Barkpost By Bark & Co. · Putnam
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

From the humans that brought you BarkBox (and BarkPost and BarkShop) finally comes Dogs and Their People. Finally, Bark & Co. has tapped the humans at BarkPost, the company's publishing arm, to put into words and photographs the first official BarkBook, capturing the depth, spirit,...
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Great Plains Bison

Dan O'Brien · Bison Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

A Project of the Center for Great Plains Studies and the School of Natural Resources, University of NebraskaGreat Plains Bison traces the history and ecology of this American symbol from the origins of the great herds that once dominated the prairie to its near extinction in the late nineteenth...
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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog) : Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution

LEE ALAN DUGATKIN · UNIV OF CHICAGO Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Tucked away in Siberia, there are furry, four-legged creatures with wagging tails and floppy ears that are as docile and friendly as any lapdog. But, despite appearances, these are not dogs - they are foxes. They are the result of the most astonishing experiment in breeding ever undertaken...
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A Marriage in Dog Years

Nancy Balbirer · Little A
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

When Nancy Balbirer learns her beloved eleven-year-old beagle has kidney failure, she's devastated. She and her husband had gotten Ira as a puppy - a wedding gift to each other, and their first foray into "parenthood." Now, her dog is terminal, her marriage is on life support,...
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Ruthless Tide: The Tragic Epic of the Johnstown Flood

AL ROKER · William Morrow
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A gripping narrative history of the 1889 Johnstown Flood - the deadliest flood in US history - from New York Times bestselling author, NBC Host, and legendary weather authority Al Roker.May 1889: After a deluge of rainfall - nearly a foot in less than twenty-four hours - swelled the Little...
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The Total Cat Manual: Meet, Love, and Care for Your New Best Friend

Davd Meyer · Weldon Owen
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Everything you need to know about your new feline friend, with over 200 top tips from the experts at Adopt-a-Pet.com! From adoption and care to behavior and communication, this is the most comprehensive guide to cats available. The experts at Adopt-a-Pet.com, who have spent many years connecting...
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Total Cat Mojo: The Ultimate Guide to Life with Your Cat

JACKSON GALAXY · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

This comprehensive cat care guide from the star of the hit Animal Planet show "My Cat from Hell," Jackson Galaxy, shows us how to eliminate feline behavioral problems by understanding cats' instinctive behavior.Cat Mojo is the confidence that cats exhibit when they are at ease...
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The Trees of North America: Michaux and Redoute's American Masterpiece

David Allen Sibley · Abbeville Press Publishers
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

François André Michaux (1770-1855) was a French botanist whose work on the trees of North America gave the world's first illustrated account of American trees east of the Mississippi. From 1841 to 1849 the English botanist and one of the greatest plant explorers of North America,...
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Whales: An Illustrated Celebration

Kelsey Oseid · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeously illustrated, entertaining, and educational guide to the wonderful whales, dolphins, and porpoises of the world.Some of the world's most fascinating and beloved animals, cetaceans--whales, dolphins, and porpoises--have captivated the human imagination for centuries. Whales:...
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Wonderlandscape: Yellowstone National Park and the Evolution of an American Cultural Icon

JOHN CLAYTON · Pegasus Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

An evocative blend of history and nature writing that tells the story of Yellowstone's evolving significance in American culture through the stories of ten iconic figures. Yellowstone is America's premier national park. Today is often a byword for conservation, natural beauty, and a way for everyone...
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