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Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Fossil Skeleton and the Battle to Define Human Origins

Kermit Pattison - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

Discusses the search for the fossilized remains of the earliest human ancestors in the hopes that the discoveries will offer new insights into the development, origins and evolution of the human species and reveals what is known about existing fossils.
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Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow: My Life as a Country Vet

Dr. Jan Pol - Gotham; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The star of The Incredible Dr. Pol shares his amusing, and often poignant, tales from his four decades as a vet in rural Michigan.Dr. Jan Pol is not your typical veterinarian. Born and raised the in Netherlands on a dairy farm, he is the star of Nat Geo Wilds hit show The Incredible Dr. Pol and has been...
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Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide

CHARLES FOSTER - Picador
Format: Paperback

Charles Foster set out to know the ultimate other: the non-humans, the beasts. And to do that, he tried to be like them, choosing a badger, an otter, a fox, a deer, and a swift. He lived alongside badgers for weeks, eating earthworms and learning to sense the landscape by smell rather than...
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The 2020 Good Sam Guide Series for the RV & Outdoor Enthusiast

Good Sam Enterprises - Good Sam
Format: Paperback

The Good Sam Guide Series is the only print edition of RV parks and campgrounds in North America.The 2020 Good Sam Guide Series features an exclusive, expert rating system for privately owned parks, with all evaluations completed in person by consultants in the field during the past 12 months....
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Cathedral of the Wild: An African Journey Home

Boyd Varty - Random House of Canada, Limited
Format: Hardcover

Boyd Varty had an unconventional upbringing. He grew up on Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa, a place where man and nature strive for balance, where perils exist alongside wonders. Founded more than eighty years ago as a hunting ground, Londolozi was transformed into a nature reserve...
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Fire in the Sky: Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race to Defend Earth

Gordon L. Dillow - Scribner
Format: Hardcover

Combining history, pop science, and in-depth reporting, a fascinating account of asteroids that hit Earth long ago, and those streaming toward us now, as well as how we are preparing against asteroid-caused catastrophe.One of these days, warns Gordon Dillow, the Earth will be hit by a comet...
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Otherlands: Journeys in Earth's Extinct Ecosystems

Thomas Halliday - Random House
Format: Hardcover

The past is past, but it does leave clues, and Thomas Halliday has used cutting-edge science to decipher them more completely than ever before. In Otherlands, Halliday makes sixteen fossil sites burst to life on the page.

This book is an exploration of the Earth...

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Spiders of North America (Princeton Field Guides)

SARAH ROSE - Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

An accessible field guide to more than 500 of the most commonly found spider species in North AmericaOf the more than 49,000 species of spider worldwide, some 4,000 are in North America. Spiders of North America explores more than 500 of the most common and interesting spiders found in this...
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National Geographic Walking New York, 3rd Edition (National Geographic Walking Guide)

National Geographic - National Geographic
Format: Paperback

The world's great cities are showcased in this exciting National Geographic series presenting must-do neighborhood itineraries, insider tips for visiting recommended sights, and indispensable information for the most enjoyable urban adventure imaginable.. National Geographic Walking...
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Saving Nature One Yard at a Time: How to Protect and Nurture Our Native Species

David Deardorff - ?Countryman Press
Format: Paperback

Discover 100 ways to support endangered plant and wildlife species in your community and beyond.David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth present 100 home projects designed to inspire and empower anyone who wants to help save our native flora and fauna in the face of habitat loss and climate...
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