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The World of Dinosaurs: An Illustrated Tour

Mark A. Norell · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Dinosaurs have held sway over our imaginations since the discovery of their bones first shocked the world in the nineteenth century. From the monstrous beasts stalking Jurassic Park to the curiosities of the natural history museum, dinosaurs are creatures that unite young and old in awestruck...
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Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Western North America

Nathan Pieplow · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 648
Format: Paperback

A comprehensive field guide that uses an innovative Sound Index to allow readers to quickly identify unfamiliar songs and calls of birds in western North America. Bird songs and calls are at least as important as visual field marks in identifying birds. Yet short of memorizing each bird's...
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Our Planet

Alastair Fothergill · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

With a foreword by Sir David Attenborough, this is the striking photographic companion to the groundbreaking NETFLIX original documentary series, presenting never-before-seen visuals of nature's most intriguing animals in action and the environmental change that has to be seen to be believed.With...
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The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees

Meredith May · Park Row
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary story of a girl, her grandfather and one of nature's most mysterious and beguiling creatures: the honeybee. Meredith May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm. She was five years old, her parents had recently split and suddenly she found herself in the care...
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Octopus, Squid, and Cuttlefish: A Visual, Scientific Guide to the Oceans' Most Advanced Invertebrates

Roger Hanlon · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Largely shell-less relatives of clams and snails, the marine mollusks in the class Cephalopoda - Greek for "head-foot" - are colorful creatures of many-armed dexterity, often inky self-defense, and highly evolved cognition. They are capable of learning, of retaining information...
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Peterson Field Guide to Western Reptiles & Amphibians, Fourth Edition

Robert C. Stebbins · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 576
Format: Paperback

PETERSON: The best-selling field guides of all time This is the most comprehensive and trusted guide to reptiles and amphibians of western North America. The new edition retains the realistic and accurate paintings by Robert Stebbins and includes 160 color photographs for additional detail....
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Radiant: Farm Animals Up Close and Personal

Traer Scott · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Gregarious or shy, curious or placid, playful or retiring, all the animals in Traer Scott's newest collection have one thing in common: a sparkling personality! This whimsical, soulful, and personal photo collection focuses on the lives of the farm animals we often take for granted....
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The Secret Language of Cats

Susanne Sch tz · Hanover Square Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Have you ever wondered what your cat is saying? Cats do not meow randomly, nor do they growl or hiss because they have nothing better to do. Cat sounds have a purpose, and they can carry important messages, whether for us or other cats.Susanne Schštz is hard at work on breaking the cat code....
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Innumerable Insects: The Story of the Most Diverse and Myriad Animals on Earth

Michael S. Engel · Sterling
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating look at the world's most numerous inhabitants, illustrated with stunning images from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection. To date, we have discovered and described or named around 1.1 million insect species, and thousands of new species...
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Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog

Dave Barry · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author of Dave Barry Turns 40 now shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy.Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry turns to his best dog, Lucy, to learn...
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