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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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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

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Respecting Animals: A Balanced Approach to Our Relationship with Pets, Food, and Wildlife

By: David S. Favre

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Prometheus: June 2018

Seller ID: 17366

ISBN: 1633884252

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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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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Sex, Botany and Empire (Icon Science): The Story of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks [Paperback] [Jul 06, 2017] PATRICIA FARA

By: Patricia Fara

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Icon: January 2017

Seller ID: 16873

ISBN: 1785782274

Condition: New


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The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood

By: Sy Montgomery

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Ballantine Books: May 2006

Seller ID: 16666

ISBN: 0345481372

Condition: Used - Like New


New condition with clean text and tight binding except for mild shelfwear to dustjacket. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

Photographic Guide to the Birds of Japan and North-east Asia

By: Tadao Shimba

Price: $28.45

Publisher: Helm: February 2019

Seller ID: 16587

ISBN: 147294724X

Condition: New


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Merle's Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog

By: Ted Kerasote

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Mariner Books: April 2008

Seller ID: 7331

ISBN: 0156034506

Condition: New


This national bestseller explores the relationship between humans and dogs. How would dogs live if they were free? Would they stay with their human friends? Merle and Ted found each other in the Utah desert-- Merle was living wild and Ted was looking for a pup to keep him company. As their bond grew, Ted taught Merle how to live around wildlife, and Merle taught Ted about the benefits of letting a dog make his own decisions. Using the latest in wolf research and exploring issues of animal consciousness and leadership and the origins of the human-dog relationship, Ted Kerasote takes us on... View more info

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The Last Unicorn: A Search for One of Earth's Rarest Creatures

By: William deBuys

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Back Bay Books: October 2015

Seller ID: 17127

ISBN: 0316232874

Condition: New


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