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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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Shells: The Photographic Recognition Guide to Seashells of the World (Smithsonian Handbooks)
Shells: The Photographic Recognition Guide to Seashells of the World (Smithsonian Handbooks)
by S Peter Dance
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Smithsonian Handbooks are the most visually appealing guides on the natural world in the book marketplace. Featuring more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, along with detailed annotations, Smithsonian Handbooks make identification easy... (read more)

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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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Wild Thoughts from Wild Places
Wild Thoughts from Wild Places
by David Quammen
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David Quammen's column, "Natural Acts," ran for fifteen years in Outside magazine; his stories, profiles, and essays have appeared in magazines ranging from Rolling Stone to Powder. Wild Thoughts from Wild Places collects twenty-three of the... (read more)

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Caterpillars of Eastern North America
Caterpillars of Eastern North America
by David L. Wagner
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"This book adds to our understanding of caterpillars by providing a means to identify common caterpillars via excellent photos of early stages that are associated with photos of adults, and through snippets of natural history text for each species. This... (read more)

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Hawks From Every Angle
Hawks From Every Angle
by Jerry Liguori
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"Jerry Liguori has spent most of the last twenty years in the field watching and photographing hawks, and thousands of hours poring over photos and research to piece the puzzle of identification together. The result . . . is this guide, which is the most... (read more)

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A Field Guide to Insects: America North of Mexico (Peterson Field Guides)
A Field Guide to Insects: America North of Mexico (Peterson Field Guides)
by Peterson Field Guide
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Find what you're looking for with Peterson Field Guides—their field-tested visual identification system is designed to help you differentiate thousands of unique species accurately every time.   Detailed descriptions of insect orders... (read more)

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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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The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
by Craig Childs
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Animal Dialogues is one of the best collections of nature writing I've read in years, which puts Craig Childs in the company of giants: Barry Lopez, Annie Dillard, John Muir, Aldo Leopold, and Terry Tempest Williams. I found myself wondering how Childs... (read more)

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What Shat That? A Pocket Guide to Poop Identity
What Shat That? A Pocket Guide to Poop Identity
by Matt Pagett
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Ideal for any nature lover or backyard biologist, WHAT SHAT THAT? is an original and insightful survey of the substance that—like it or not—unites every living creature, from your pet dog to the African elephant.The fifty entries found here... (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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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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Serpentine
Serpentine
by Mark Laita
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Photographer Mark Laita unveils a pantheon of spectacular snakes in this electrifying collection. Inciting both allure and alarm, shining pastel pythons and vibrant green vipers slither across the pages. An illuminating essay by William T. Vollmann... (read more)

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Wolves in the Land of Salmon
Wolves in the Land of Salmon
by David Moskowitz
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Wolves. We love them, idolize them, and are fascinated by them. We also hate them, fear them, and blame them. The wolf's relationship with humans is complex and can be emotionally wrought, depending on whether one is a hunter, rancher, or animal lover... (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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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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Bear Portraits
Bear Portraits
by Jill Greenberg
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This disarming, adorable collection of bear portraits by celebrity photographer Jill Greenberg is my favorite book of the year. Like Andrew Zuckerman (Creature), Greenberg has the unique ability to coax powerful emotions out of her large, carnivorous... (read more)

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Reason for Hope
Reason for Hope
by Jane Goodall
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From one of the world's most renowned scientists, conservationists, and animal rights activists comes a bestselling spiritual autobiography that explores her deepest beliefs about spirituality and moral evolution. NPR sponsorship.... (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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John Gould: Family of Toucans
John Gould: Family of Toucans
by Jonathan Elphick
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Vivid and animated, in living color John Gould (1804–1881) was without question the most prolific ornithological artist of the 19th century, and the only one to rival John James Audubon in ambition and quality. Gould shared the romantic enthusiasm... (read more)

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