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How the Dog Became the Dog: From Wolves to Our Best Friends
How the Dog Became the Dog: From Wolves to Our Best Friends
by Mark Derr
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That the dog evolved from the wolf is an accepted fact of evolution and history, but the question of how wolf became dog has remained a mystery, obscured by myth and legend. How the Dog Became the Dog posits that dog was an evolutionary inevitability in... (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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Meerkat Manor: Flower of the Kalahari
Meerkat Manor: Flower of the Kalahari
by Tim Clutton Brock
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Written by the Cambridge professor who made them stars, Meerkat Manor is an exclusive, detailed look inside the lives of the Whiskers, the meerkat clan featured on the hit Animal Planet show. Behind-the-scenes detail provided by expert author Tim Clutton-... (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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Antarctic: A Tribute to Life in the Polar Regions
Antarctic: A Tribute to Life in the Polar Regions
by Michael Poliza
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Following his stunning photo-safari tour through Africa and the unprecedented helicopter voyage from Europe to Africa documented in Eyes Over Africa, award-winning photographer Michael Poliza has ventured to the polar regions. With his distinct... (read more)

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Passionate Slugs & Hollywood Frogs: An Uncommon Field Guide to Northwest Backyards
Passionate Slugs & Hollywood Frogs: An Uncommon Field Guide to Northwest Backyards
by Patricia K Lichen
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Hummingbirds flying upside down. Slugs mating while suspended in midair. A muscular mole turning somersaults in its tunnel. So much is happening, minute by minute, in your own backyard. In this Uncommon Field Guide, author Patricia Lichen combines... (read more)

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The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions
The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions
by David Quammen
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David Quammen's book, The Song of the Dodo, is a brilliant, stirring work, breathtaking in its scope, far-reaching in its message -- a crucial book in precarious times, which radically alters the way in which we understand the natural world and our place... (read more)

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The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
by Richard Dawkins
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Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, andlt;Iandgt;The God Delusion, andlt;/Iandgt;which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone. He revolutionized the way we see natural selection in the seminal bestseller andlt;Iandgt;... (read more)

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Carnivores of the World (Princeton Field Guides)
Carnivores of the World (Princeton Field Guides)
by Luke Hunter
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"I don't know of a concise global summary of carnivores like this. The illustrations cover a wide range of forms from all over the world, including many that are rarely photographed or preserved in museums."--Roland W. Kays, coauthor of Mammals of North... (read more)

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The Shocking History of Electric Fishes: From Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology
The Shocking History of Electric Fishes: From Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology
by Stanley Finger
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This book looks at how three kinds of strongly electric fishes literally became "electrical", and how they helped to change the sciences and medicine. These fishes are the flat torpedo rays common to the Mediterranean, the electric catfishes of Africa... (read more)

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Kraken
Kraken
by Wendy Williams
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Presents a study on squids and other cephalopods that describe their resilience throughout history, the truth behind the misconceptions about them, and the research being done on them that could help scientists understand the human brain.... (read more)

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Why We Run: A Natural History
Why We Run: A Natural History
by Bernd Heinrich
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-282) and index.... (read more)

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Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds
Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds
by Lyanda Lynn Haupt
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Natural History: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth (Smithsonian)
Natural History: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth (Smithsonian)
by Dk Publishing
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A landmark in reference publishing and overseen and authenticated by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, Natural History presents an unrivaled visual survey of Earth's natural history. Giving a clear overview of the... (read more)

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ZooBorns Cats!: The Newest, Cutest Kittens and Cubs from the World's Zoos
ZooBorns Cats!: The Newest, Cutest Kittens and Cubs from the World's Zoos
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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The Tree
The Tree
by John Fowles
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“For years I have carried this book...with me on travels to reread, ponder, envy. In prose of classic gravity, precision, and delicacy, Fowles addresses matters of final importance.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review “The... (read more)

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Beg: A Radical New Way of Regarding Animals
Beg: A Radical New Way of Regarding Animals
by Rory Freedman
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Rory Freedman, the co-author of the New York Times mega-seller Skinny Bitch, returns with an unapologetically sappy “ode” to how animals can enrich our lives, as well as a no holds-barred treatise on how we can better protect them. With the... (read more)

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Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature
Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature
by Janine M Benyus
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This profound and accessible book details how science is studying natures best ideas to solve our toughest 21st-century problems. If chaos theory transformed our view of the universe, biomimicry is transforming our life on Earth. Biomimicry is innovation... (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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Animals Behaving Badly: Boozing Bees, Cheating Chimps, Dogs with Guns, and Other Beastly True Tales
Animals Behaving Badly: Boozing Bees, Cheating Chimps, Dogs with Guns, and Other Beastly True Tales
by Linda Lombardi
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There's a lot that animals don't want you to know, and the better their public image, the worse their secrets are: gang-rapist dolphins; lazy, infanticidal lions; and, of course, our own dogs, who eat our money, set our houses on fire, and in more than... (read more)

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