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H Is for Hawk
H Is for Hawk
by Helen Macdonald
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"In this profoundly inquiring and wholly enrapturing memoir, Macdonald exquisitely and unforgettably entwines misery and astonishment, elegy and natural history, human and hawk." Donna Seaman, Booklist (starred)... (read more)

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Last Chance to See
Last Chance to See
by Douglas Adams
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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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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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Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death
Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death
by Bernd Heinrich
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“Bernd Heinrich is one of the finest naturalists of our time. Life Everlasting shines with the authenticity and originality that are unique to a life devoted to natural history in the field.”—Edward O. Wilson, author of The Future of... (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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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
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Field notes from an age of extinction, tracking the ever-shifting meaning of Americas animals throughout history to understand the current moment. Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little daughter's world overflow with animals — butterfly... (read more)

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Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story
Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story
by Daphne Sheldrick
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“Astonishing...You may be tempted after the last page to sell all your possessions and join [Sheldricks] cause.”—The Boston Globe The first person to successfully raise newborn elephants, Dame Daphne Sheldrick has saved countless... (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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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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America's Other Audubon
America's Other Audubon
by Joy Kiser
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America's Other Audubon chronicles the story of Genevieve Jones, her family, and the making of an extraordinary nineteenth-century book, Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio. At the age of twenty-nine, Genevieve Jones, an amateur... (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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The Book of Deadly Animals
The Book of Deadly Animals
by Gordon Grice
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Whether at a zoo, on a camping trip, or under our bedsheets, we are surrounded by animals. While most are perfectly harmless, it's the magnificent exceptions that populate The Book of Deadly Animals. Award-winning writer Gordon Grice takes readers on a... (read more)

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Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East (Princeton Field Guides)
Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East (Princeton Field Guides)
by Dennis Paulson
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"Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East is by far the most complete treatment of its kind. It is chock-full of interesting and useful information, and the illustrations are excellent. Paulson is one of the top experts in this field and his book reflects... (read more)

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Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection
Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection
by Peter Godfrey Smith
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In 1859 Darwin described a deceptively simple mechanism that he called "natural selection," a combination of variation, inheritance, and reproductive success. He argued that this mechanism was the key to explaining the most puzzling features of 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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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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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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Bird Sense: What It's Like to Be a Bird
Bird Sense: What It's Like to Be a Bird
by Tim Birkhead
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What is going on inside the head of a nightingale as it sings, and how does its brain improvise? How do desert birds detect rain hundreds of kilometers away? How do birds navigate by using an innate magnetic compass? Tracing the history of how our... (read more)

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ZooBorns: The Newest, Cutest Animals from the World's Zoos and Aquariums
ZooBorns: The Newest, Cutest Animals from the World's Zoos and Aquariums
by Andrew Bleiman
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ZooBorns showcases the newest and cutest animal babies from accredited zoos and aquariums around the world. With interesting animal facts and background stories on the featured babies, ZooBorns illustrates the connections between zoo births and... (read more)

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