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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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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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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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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 Orchid Thief
The Orchid Thief
by Susan Orlean
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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orleans wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. From Floridas swamps to its courtrooms, the New Yorker writer follows one... (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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Library of America #238: Aldo Leopold: A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Ecology and Conservation
Library of America #238: Aldo Leopold: A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Ecology and Conservation
by Aldo Leopold
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Since his death in 1948, Aldo Leopold has been increasingly recognized as one of the indispensable figures of American environmentalism. A pioneering forester, sportsman, wildlife manager, and ecologist, he was also a gifted writer whose farsighted land... (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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Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding: Understanding What You See and Hear (Kaufman Field Guides)
Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding: Understanding What You See and Hear (Kaufman Field Guides)
by Kenn Kaufman
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[header] Expert Kenn Kaufman helps active birders improve their skills [descriptive copy] Birders can memorize hundreds of details and still not be able to identify birds if they don't really understand what's in front of them. Today birders have access... (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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Gorillas in the Mist
Gorillas in the Mist
by Dian Fossey
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New edition of Fossey's account of living with the gorillas of Gombe, the basis for the film starring Sigourney Weaver.... (read more)

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The Moral Lives of Animals
The Moral Lives of Animals
by Dale Peterson
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Wild elephants walking along a trail stop and spontaneously try to protect and assist a weak and dying fellow elephant. Laboratory rats, finding other rats caged nearby in distressing circumstances, proceed to rescue them. A chimpanzee in a zoo loses... (read more)

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Bees: Nature's Little Wonders (David Suzuki Foundation Series)
Bees: Nature's Little Wonders (David Suzuki Foundation Series)
by Candace Savage
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The bee may have a brain the size of a grass seed, but in its brief, five-week life it works as a brood nurse, wax producer, comb builder, honey maker, home guard, and floral forager. Bees: Nature's Little Wonders invites readers to take a new look at... (read more)

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Behemoth: The History of the Elephant in America
Behemoth: The History of the Elephant in America
by Ronald B Tobias
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In the two hundred years since their arrival in America, elephants have worked on farms, mills, mines, and railroads, in Hollywood, and in professional baseball. They've contributed to the national discourse on civil rights, immigration, politics... (read more)

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Iguanas: Biology and Conservation
Iguanas: Biology and Conservation
by Allison C Alberts
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This book is an up-to-date overview of the biology and conservation of an animal dear to herpetologists and hobbyists.... (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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