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Second Nature: Enviromental Enrichment for Captive Animals

By: Shepherdson, Dj

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Books: January 1998

Seller ID: 16919

ISBN: 1560983973

Condition: New


Growing recognition of the complexity of animals' physical, social, and psychological lives in the wild has led both zookeepers and the zoo-going public to call for higher environmental standards for animals in captivity. Bringing together the work of animal behaviorists, zoo biologists, and psychologists, "Second Nature" explores a range of innovative strategies for environmental enrichment in laboratories and marine parks, as well as in zoos. From artificial fleeing-prey devices for leopards to irregular feeding schedules for whales, the practices discussed have resulted in healthier, mo... View more info

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More Readings From One Man's Wilderness: The Journals of Richard L. Proenneke

By: Proenneke, Richard L.

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Skyhorse: March 2012

Seller ID: 18632

ISBN: 1616085541

Condition: New


Richard L. Proenneke a modern-day Henry David Thoreau built a cabin in Twin Lakes, Alaska, during the spring of 1968, sparking thirty years of personal growth in which he spent the majority of his time strengthening his relationship with the wilderness around him. Following in the footsteps of One Man s Wilderness, a classic book compiling some of the mountain man s journals, More Readings from One Man s Wilderness chronicles Proenneke s experiences with animals, the elements, park visitors, and observations he made while hiking in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. A master woodcraftsman,... View more info

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Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

By: Alexandra Horowitz

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Scribner: September 2010

Seller ID: 11947

ISBN: 1416583432

Condition: New


The bestselling book that asks what dogs know and how they think, now in paperback. The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human. Horowitz introduces the reader to dogs' perceptual and cognitive abilities and then draws a picture of what it might be like to "be "a dog. What's it like to be able to smell not just every bit of open food in the house but also to smell sadness in humans, or even the passage of time? How does a tiny dog manage to play... View more info

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The Secret Life of Clams: The Mysteries and Magic of Our Favorite Shellfish

By: Anthony D. Fredericks

Price: $16.10

Publisher: Skyhorse: November 2014

Seller ID: 16521

ISBN: 1629146978

Condition: New


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What Tree Is That?: A Guide to the More Common Trees Found in North America (Mom's Choice Awards Recipient)

By: Arbor Day Foundation

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Arbor Day Foundation: April 2009

Seller ID: 17211

ISBN: 0963465759

Condition: New


The Arbor Day Foundation's What Tree Is That? is a unique tree field guide that uses a step-by-step approach to identify common trees. The scientifically illustrated, 164-page book helps readers identify more than 200 unique trees from across the United States and Canada. With just a few leaves from a tree, this easy-to-use field guide uses a series of questions and pictures to help classify the tree in question. This guide has proven to offer the simplest method for identifying trees, simple enough for a child to use yet often relied upon by tree experts. View more info

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Arctic Dreams

By: Barry Lopez

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Vintage: October 2001

Seller ID: 18074

ISBN: 0375727485

Condition: New


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Biological Exuberance: Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity (Stonewall Inn Editions (Paperback))

By: Bruce Bagemihl

Price: $23.70

Publisher: Stonewall Inn Editions: April 2000

Seller ID: 17009

ISBN: 031225377X

Condition: New


A "Publishers Weekly" Best BookOne of the New York Public Library's "25 Books to Remember" for 1999Homosexuality in its myriad forms has been scientifically documented in more than 450 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, and other animals worldwide. "Biological Exuberance" is the first comprehensive account of the subject, bringing together accurate, accessible, and nonsensationalized information. Drawing upon a rich body of zoological research spanning more than two centuries, Bruce Bagemihl shows that animals engage in all types of nonreproductive sexual behavior. Sexual ... View more info

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Pocket Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa

By: Burger Cillie

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishing: March 2010

Seller ID: 16979

ISBN: 1920289232

Condition: New


The Pocket Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa is a handy and compact guide to over a 100 mammal species from big cats to mice and bats.Each entry contains a detailed description with: .Clear, full-color photographs.Information on identification, subspecies, mass, shoulder height, vocalization, age, habitat, habits, food, breeding, and male and female differences .Details of other species with which the mammal could be confused, and their differences.An illustration of typical tracks and their size.A Southern Africa distribution map.Listed where appropriate are the most recent standards set fo... View more info

Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas (Helm Field Guides)

By: Carol Inskipp,Richard Grimmett,Tim Inskipp,Sherub

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Helm: March 2019

Seller ID: 18447

ISBN: 1472941888

Condition: New


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Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story

By: Daphne Sheldrick

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Picador: June 2013

Seller ID: 18580

ISBN: 1250033373

Condition: New


"Astonishing...You may be tempted after the last page to sell all your possessions and join Sheldrick's] cause."--"The Boston Globe"The first person to successfully raise newborn elephants, Dame Daphne Sheldrick has saved countless African animals from certain death. In this indelible and deeply heartfelt memoir, Daphne tells of her remarkable career as a conservationist and introduces us to a whole host of orphans--including Bushy, a liquid-eyed antelope, and the majestic elephant Eleanor. Yet she also shares the incredible human story of her relationship with David Sheldrick, the fa... View more info

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Birds of Venezuela (Helm Field Guides)

By: David Ascanio,Gustavo Rodriguez,Robin Restall

Price: $31.30

Publisher: Helm: April 2017

Seller ID: 16510

ISBN: 1408105357

Condition: New


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The Cat Encyclopedia: The Definitive Visual Guide

By: DK

Price: $28.45

Publisher: DK: June 2014

Seller ID: 16487

ISBN: 1465419594

Condition: New


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Birds of the Canary Islands (Helm Field Guides)

By: Eduardo Garcia-del-Rey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Helm: April 2018

Seller ID: 16552

ISBN: 1472941551

Condition: New


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A Dog Called Hope: A Wounded Warrior and the Service Dog Who Saved Him

By: Jason Morgan,Damien Lewis

Price: $20.85

Publisher: Atria Books: May 2017

Seller ID: 16656

ISBN: 1476797005

Condition: New


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Raised by Animals: The Surprising New Science of Animal Family Dynamics

By: Jennifer L. Verdolin PhD

Price: $10.95

Publisher: The Experiment: May 2017

Seller ID: 18751

ISBN: 1615193448

Condition: New


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National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 7th Edition

By: Jon L. Dunn,Jonathan Alderfer

Price: $18.00

Publisher: National Geographic: September 2017

Seller ID: 7390

ISBN: 1426218354

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 592 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 592 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

Image for Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America

Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America

By: Jon Mooallem

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: May 2014

Seller ID: 18809

ISBN: 0143125370

Condition: New


"Ambitious and fascinating... Mooallem] seamlessly blends reportage from the front lines of wildlife conservation with a lively cultural history of animals in America." --"New York Times Book Review" Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little daughter's world overflow with animals butterfly pajamas, appliqued owls--while the actual world she's inheriting slides into a great storm of extinction. Half of all species could disappear by the end of the century, and scientists now concede that most of America's endangered animals will survive only if conservationists keep rigging the world... View more info

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The Hidden Lives of Owls: The Science and Spirit of Nature's Most Elusive Birds

By: Leigh Calvez

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Sasquatch Books: August 2016

Seller ID: 16482

ISBN: 1632170256

Condition: New


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Wildflowers of Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains

By: Leonard Adkins

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press: April 2005

Seller ID: 16977

ISBN: 612106019956

Condition: New


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Wildflowers of the Appalachian Trail

By: Leonard M. Adkins

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press: August 2017

Seller ID: 16980

ISBN: 1634040902

Condition: New


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