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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

Frans de Waal · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

A New York Times Bestseller From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal, a groundbreaking work on animal intelligence destined to become a classic.What separates your mind from an animal's? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your...
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Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish

John Hargrove · Palgrave Macmillan
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

*Now a New York Times Best Seller*Over the course of two decades, John Hargrove worked with 20 different whales on two continents and at two of SeaWorld's U.S. facilities. For Hargrove, becoming an orca trainer fulfilled a childhood dream. However, as his experience with the whales deepened,...
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InDognito: A Book of Canines in Costume

Karen Ngo · Little
Pages: 128
Format: Book

Hilarious, charming, and inventive, INDOGNITO is Karen Ngo's visual treat for today's breed of dog lovers. A whimsical collection of stylishly photographed dog portraits, it affectionately embraces the quirky spirit of the primped pooch. Including humorous quotations, this book is sure...
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Being a Dog: Following the Dog Into a World of Smell

Alexandra Horowitz · Scribner
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Alexandra Horowitz, the author of the lively, highly informative New York Times bestselling blockbuster Inside of a Dog, explains how dogs perceive the world through their most spectacular organ - the nose - and how we humans can put our under-used sense of smell to work in surprising ways.To...
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What to expect when adopting a dog : a guide to successful dog adoption for every family

Diane Rose-Solomon · SOP3 Publishing
Pages: 179
Format: Print book

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At the End of the Road

Nancy Peckinpaugh · Nancy Peckinpaugh
Pages: 252
Format: Paperback

Ezra tells his touching story of family love, laughter and loss while looking back to the years most influential in his young life. Living on a cattle ranch among Colorado's northern Rockies, his life in the 1950's unfolds as we are introduced to his two brothers, a sister, Gramps,...
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A Good Horse Is Never a Bad Color: Tales of Training through Communication and Trust

Mark Rashid · Skyhorse
Pages: 206
Format: Book

In A Good Horse Is Never a Bad Color, Mark Rashid continues to share his talent for training horses through communication rather than force. Rashid uses humorous, feel-good stories to relate his techniques of teaching horses by examining their view of the world. This book is a must-have...
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Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival

Bernd Heinrich · Harper Perennial; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

From flying squirrels to grizzly bears, and from torpid turtles to insects with antifreeze, the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who must alter the environment to accommodate physical limitations, animals...
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The Golden Shore: California's Love Affair with the Sea

David Helvarg · New World Library
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

From the first human settlements to the latest marine explorations, The Golden Shore tells the tale of the history, culture, and changing nature of California's coasts and ocean. David Helvarg takes the reader on both a geographic and literary journey along the state's 1,100-mile...
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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

Jonathan Balcombe · Scientific American/Farrar
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Do fishes think? Do they really have three-second memories? And can they recognize the humans who peer back at them from above the surface of the water? In "What a Fish Knows, " the myth-busting ethologist Jonathan Balcombe addresses these questions and more, taking us under the sea,...
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