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Peterson Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America, Fourth Edition

Robert Powell · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

A completely updated edition, including 122 newly recognized or recently established non-native species of reptiles and amphibians. The new edition of this definitive guide reflects 25 years' worth of changes in our knowledge of reptiles and amphibians. It includes descriptions of 122 newly...
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Land on Fire: The New Reality of Wildfire in the West

Gary Ferguson · Timber Press
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

"This comprehensive book offers a fascinating overview of how those fires are fought, and some conversation-starters for how we might reimagine our relationship with the woods." - Bill McKibben, author Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet Wildfire season is burning longer...
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Monarchs and Milkweed: A Migrating Butterfly, a Poisonous Plant, and Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution

Anurag Agrawal · Princeton University Press
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating and complex evolutionary relationship of the monarch butterfly and the milkweed plantMonarch butterflies are one of nature's most recognizable creatures, known for their bright colors and epic annual migration from the United States and Canada to Mexico. Yet there is much...
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The Kennel Club's Illustrated Breed Standards: The Official Guide to Registered Breeds

The Kennel Club · Ebury Press
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The Kennel Club's Breed Standards form the basis for judging dogs at all licensed breed shows. This fully revised edition of the authoritative guide outlines the descriptive "standards" for each of the 201 pure breeds of dog now recognized by the Kennel Club. The book has been...
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Leaving the Wild: The Unnatural History of Dogs, Cats, Cows, and Horses

GAVIN EHRINGER · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A thought-provoking and surprising book that explores the ever-evolving relationship between humans and domesticated animals. The domestication of animals changed the course of human history. But what about the animals who abandoned their wild existence in exchange for our care and protection?...
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Following Fifi: My Adventures Among Wild Chimpanzees: Lessons from our Closest Relatives

John Crocker · Pegasus Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An exhilarating quest into a remote African forest to examine chimpanzees and understand the roots of human behavior.As a young student, John Crocker embarked on the adventure of a lifetime, spending eight months in the Gombe forest working with Jane Goodall. He followed families of wild...
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How to Speak Chicken: Why Your Chickens Do What They Do & Say What They Say

MELISSA CAUGHEY · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Best-selling author Melissa Caughey knows that backyard chickens are like any favorite pet - fun to spend time with and fascinating to observe. Her hours among the flock have resulted in this quirky, irresistible guide packed with firsthand insights into how chickens communicate and interact,...
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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life

Brenda Maddox · Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Pages: 254
Format: Paperback

A rich and exuberant group biography of the first geologists, the people who were first to excavate from the layers of the world its buried history. These first geologists were made up primarily, and inevitably, of gentlemen with the necessary wealth to support their interests, yet boosting...
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John James Audubon: The Nature of the American Woodsman

Gregory H Nobles · University of Pennsylvania Press
Pages: 330
Format: Hardcover

John James Audubon's The Birds of America stands as an unparalleled achievement in American art, a huge book that puts nature dramatically on the page. With that work, Audubon became one of the most adulated artists of his time, and America's first celebrity scientist.In this fresh...
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Apocalypse 1692: Empire, Slavery, and the Great Port Royal Earthquake

Ben Hughes · Westholme Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Built on sugar, slaves, and piracy, Jamaica's Port Royal was the jewel in England's quest for empire until a devastating earthquake sank the city beneath the sea A haven for pirates and the center of the New World's frenzied trade in slaves and sugar, Port Royal, Jamaica, was a notorious...
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