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Complete Cat Care

DK Publishing · DK Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Combining everything you need to know about cats, from choosing a kitten or cat and day-to-day advice on nutrition and grooming, to guidance on behavior, play, and health and diseases, Complete Cat Care will help readers provide the best possible care for a cat at every stage of its life.
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Nature's Temples: The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests

Joan Maloof · Timber Press
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

Gain a better understanding of old-growth forests and why they matter! An old-growth forest is one that has formed naturally over a long period of time with little or no disturbance from humankind. They are increasingly rare and largely misunderstood. In Nature's Temples, Joan Maloof,...
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Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight over Controlling Nature

Jordan Fisher Smith · Crown
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The fascinating story of a trial that opened a window onto the century-long battle to control nature in the national parks. When twenty-five-year-old Harry Walker was killed by a bear in Yellowstone Park in 1972, the civil trial prompted by his death became a proxy for bigger questions...
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Wildlife of Madagascar

Ken Behrens · Princeton University Press
Pages: 344
Format: Paperback

The Indian Ocean island of Madagascar is one of the world's great natural treasures and ecotourism destinations. Despite being an island, it is home to nearly an entire continent's variety of species, from the famous lemurs to a profusion of bizarre and beautiful birds, reptiles...
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Bird Watcher's Digest Butterflies Backyard Guide: Identify, Watch, Attract, Nurture, Save

Erin Gettler · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Learn to identify the butterflies you see, and find out what to plant in your garden so they visit you at home!Butterflies are likely the most popular insects in the entire insect class. With their large, brightly colored wings and beneficial pollinator roles in the ecosystem, it's...
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The Quiet Extinction: Stories of North America's Rare and Threatened Plants

Kara Rogers · The University of Arizona Press
Pages: 238
Format: Print book

In the United States and Canada, thousands of species of native plants are edging toward the brink of extinction, and they are doing so quietly. They are slipping away inconspicuously from settings as diverse as backyards and protected lands. The factors that have contributed to their disappearance...
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Walden

Henry David Thoreau · Macmillan Collector's Library
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

Henry Thoreau is considered, along with Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman and Nathaniel Hawthorne, as one of the leading figures in early American literature, and Walden is without doubt his most influential book. It recounts the author's experiences living in a small...
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National Parks of America

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pubns, 2016.
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

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Historic Glacier National Park: The Stories Behind One of America's Great Treasures

Randi Minetor · Lyons Pr
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Historic Glacier National Park captures the most interesting moments in the park's history, the slices of life in northwestern Montana that provide an idea of what life was like for those who chose to explore this gloriously beautiful snowy corner of the United States. There's the presence...
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The Bearded Dragon Manual: Expert Advice for Keeping and Caring For a Healthy Bearded Dragon

Philippe De Vosjoil · I5 Pr
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Reptiles are popular pets, and it can be argued that the bearded dragon is the best reptile to keep as a pet. This newly updated and expanded edition of the best-selling The Bearded Dragon Manual promises to excite new and seasoned herp enthusiasts with its in-depth discussion on all aspects...
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Butterflies of North America

Judy Burris · Willow Creek Press
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

This book is your golden key to unlock the mysterious world of butterfly life cycles. Hundreds of gorgeous photos capture every intricate detail of these marvelous creatures. Explore butterfly courtship, feeding habits, defense mechanisms and the diversity of design in their eggs,...
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The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America's Wilderness Trail

Mark Larabee · Rizzoli International Publications
Pages: 334
Format: Hardcover

Following the successful The Appalachian Trail, and New York Times bestseller America's Great Hiking Trails, this is the official book on one of America's most iconic hiking trails, and is published in conjunction with the Pacific Crest Trail Association. With a foreword by Cheryl Strayed,...
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Woodland Adventure Handbook

Adam Dove · Frances Lincoln
Format: Print book

This book offers 10 recipes for Woodland adventures, each structured around a story which is designed to capture the imagination of 2-6 year olds. Each recipe provides parents and carers with a list of the kit required generally, simple household objects and a set of step by step instructions.A...
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Dogopedia: A Compendium of Canine Curiosities

Justine Hankins · Headline
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

A perfect read for anyone who loves their four-legged pal. - The SunDOGOPEDIA is a crucial compendium that educates and entertains with facts about everything from wolf ancestry and dog physiology to canine reindeer herders and magicians. It explains how dogs train their owners, and debunks...
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