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Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom
Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom
by Jennifer S. Holland
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Unlikely Friendships is the phenomenal New York Times bestseller that's spent 44 weeks on the list and has 615,000 copies in print. It's struck a chord with media, from CBS This Morning to USA Today, and Temple Grandin has praised it as "amazing. It... (read more)

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H Is for Hawk
H Is for Hawk
by Helen Macdonald
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Shocked by her father's unexpected death, lifelong falconer Helen Macdonald decides to take on training the fearsome goshawk, considered amongst the most difficult birds to train. This beautifully written and touching memoir traverses the obscure world... (read more)

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Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom
Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom
by Jennifer Holland
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In her heartwarming New York Times bestsellers Unlikely Friendships and last year's Unlikely Loves, Jennifer Holland revealed the surprising emotional bonds that exist between animals of different species. Her books spent dozens of weeks on bestseller... (read more)

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The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History
The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History
by Thor Hanson
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We live in a world of seeds. From our morning coffee to the cotton in our clothes, seeds surround us all day long. They give us food and fuels, intoxicants and poisons, oils, dyes, fibers, and spices. Without seeds there would be no bread, rice, beans... (read more)

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The Galapagos: A Natural History
The Galapagos: A Natural History
by Henry Nicholls
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Charles Darwin called it “a little world within itself.” Sailors referred to it as “Las Encantadas”— the enchanted islands. Lying in the eastern Pacific Ocean, straddling the equator off the west coast of South America, the Gal&... (read more)

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Reptiles & Amphibians for Dummies (For Dummies)
Reptiles & Amphibians for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Patricia Bartlett
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Packed with tips to care for your special critter Choose the right lizard, turtle, or snake - and give your pet the best care Fanatical about frogs? Gaga over geckos? This essential guide tells you what you must know before you own a reptile or amphibian,... (read more)

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Last Chance to See
Last Chance to See
by Douglas Adams
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The Big, Bad Book of Beasts: The World's Most Curious Creatures
The Big, Bad Book of Beasts: The World's Most Curious Creatures
by Michael Largo
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The world's wildest collection of animal knowledge and lore! Lions, and tigers, and bears . . . and dinosaurs, dragons, and monsters. Oh my! For hundreds of years, the most popular books in the Western world next to the Bible were "bestiaries... (read more)

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Among the Islands: Adventures in the Pacific
Among the Islands: Adventures in the Pacific
by Tim Flannery
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Tim Flannery is one of the worlds most influential scientists, credited with discovering more species than Darwin. In Among the Islands Flannery recounts a series of expeditions he made at the dawn of his career to the strange tropical islands of the... (read more)

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Alligators: Prehistoric Presence in the American Landscape
Alligators: Prehistoric Presence in the American Landscape
by Martha A Strawn
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I ran as fast as I could toward the banana trees with the gator right behind me, gaining on me with every step. Her jaws popping together sounded like a door slamming. I reached the first banana tree just ahead of the gator and climbed right up it like... (read more)

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Brutal Kinship
Brutal Kinship
by Michael Nichols
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Brutal Kinship explores the relationship between humankind and its closest relative, the chimpanzee, presenting these extraordinary animals in the wild, in captivity, and in sanctuaries created expressly for their protection. In his revealing photographs... (read more)

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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates
The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates
by Frans De Waal
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For many years, de Waal has observed chimpanzees soothe distressed neighbors and bonobos share their food. Now he delivers fascinating fresh evidence for the seeds of ethical behavior in primate societies that further cements the case for the biological... (read more)

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Red Fox: The Catlike Canine (Smithsonian Nature Book)
Red Fox: The Catlike Canine (Smithsonian Nature Book)
by J David Henry
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In this engaging introduction to the red fox (Vulpes vulpes), J. David Henry recounts his years of field research on this flame-colored predator. With its catlike whiskers, teeth, and paws, as well as vertical-slit pupils, the North American red fox not... (read more)

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Vanishing World: The Endangered Arctic
Vanishing World: The Endangered Arctic
by Mireilla De La Lez
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What would our world look like if the planet's average temperature were to rise by only a few degrees? Venice, Bangkok, London, Chicago, and New York would experience severe flooding. The tea fields of Sri Lanka and the vineyards of France would suffer... (read more)

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When Women Were Birds: Fifty-Four Variations on Voice
When Women Were Birds: Fifty-Four Variations on Voice
by Terry Tempest Williams
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"This poetic memoir continues the work Williams began in Refuge....Williams explores her mothers identity — woman, wife, mother, and Mormon — as she continues to honor her memory....A lyrical and elliptical meditation on women, nature, family,... (read more)

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Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms
Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms
by Paul Stamets
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After years of living in awe of the mysterious fungi known as mushrooms-chefs, health enthusiasts, and home cooks alike can't get enough of these rich, delicate morsels. With updated production techniques for home and commercial cultivation, detailed... (read more)

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What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
by Jon Young
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A lifelong birder, tracker, and naturalist, Jon Young is guided in his work and teaching by three basic premises: the robin, junco, and other songbirds know everything important about their environment, be it backyard or forest; by tuning in to their... (read more)

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Why Is the Penis Shaped Like That?: And Other Reflections on Being Human
Why Is the Penis Shaped Like That?: And Other Reflections on Being Human
by Jesse Bering
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Why do testicles hang the way they do? Is there an adaptive function to the female orgasm? What does it feel like to want to kill yourself? Does “free will” really exist? And why is the penis shaped like that anyway?     ... (read more)

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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
by Tom Baione
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A classic book gets a new, redesigned, and sumptuous edition in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Updated and revised, Gems and Crystals from the American Museum of Natural History showcases the museumand#39;s renowned collection and unlocks the... (read more)

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Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson
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One of the most revealing, readable books about the mind to come along in years. A simply fascinating glimpse into animal behavior — on the farm, at home, and even in the mirror.... (read more)

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