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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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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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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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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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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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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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Frog the Amphibian World Revealed
Frog the Amphibian World Revealed
by Thomas Marent
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Featuring more than 400 photographs taken on locations around the globe, showing amphibians in their natural habitats, and including personal stories from the photographer, Frog is a celebration of the fascinating range of the planet's frogs and toads... (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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Hawks in Flight
Hawks in Flight
by Pete Dunne
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Among the world's most popular birds, hawks can be some of the most difficult birds to identify. They're most often seen flying high above and at a distance. In the first edition of Hawks in Flight, Pete Dunne, David Sibley, and Clay Sutton presented a... (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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A Window on Eternity: A Biologist's Walk Through Gorongosa National Park [With DVD]
A Window on Eternity: A Biologist's Walk Through Gorongosa National Park [With DVD]
by Edward Osborne Wilson
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A WINDOW ON ETERNITY is a stunning book of splendid prose and gorgeous photography about one of the biologically richest places in Africa and perhaps in the world. Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique was nearly destroyed in a brutal civil war, then was... (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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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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Garden Butterflies of North America: A Gallery of Garden Butterflies & How to Attract Them
Garden Butterflies of North America: A Gallery of Garden Butterflies & How to Attract Them
by Rick Mikula
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Garden Butterflies of North America is a vivid color portfolio of 40 of North America's most treasured and colorful garden butterfly varieties. It's loaded with natural history and illustrated information on how to design and manage gardens and backyards... (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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A World of Butterflies
A World of Butterflies
by Brian Cassie
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A delightful small-format book that will appeal to butterfly enthusiasts young and old, with vivid images by the leading butterfly photographer and texts by preeminent writers in the field. This chunky small-format gift book-432 pages, hardcover-features... (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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The Spark of Life: Electricity in the Human Body
The Spark of Life: Electricity in the Human Body
by Frances Ashcroft
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What happens during a heart attack? Can someone really die of fright? What is death, anyway? How does electroshock treatment affect the brain? What is consciousness? The answers to these questions lie in the electrical signals constantly traveling... (read more)

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