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"Conus" of the Southeastern United States and Caribbean
"Conus" of the Southeastern United States and Caribbean
by Alan J. Kohn
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"World-class scholarship. This is a great book that takes readers on a scholarly grand tour from the earliest research history to the latest methodological approaches used to understand the biology and relationships of this intriguing group of gastropods.... (read more)

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The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary
The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary
by Caspar Henderson
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From medieval bestiaries to Borges’s Book of Imaginary Beings, we’ve long been enchanted by extraordinary animals, be they terrifying three-headed dogs or asps impervious to a snake charmer’s song. But bestiaries are more than just zany... (read more)

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Kinship with All Life: Simple, Challenging, Real-Life Experiences Showing How Animals Communicate with
Kinship with All Life: Simple, Challenging, Real-Life Experiences Showing How Animals Communicate with
by J Allen Boone
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Is there a universal language of love, a "kinship with all life" that can open new horizons of experience?Example after example in this unique classic -- from "Strongheart" the actor-dog to "Freddie" the fly -- resounds with entertaining and inspiring... (read more)

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Poison: Sinister Species with Deadly Consequences
Poison: Sinister Species with Deadly Consequences
by Mark Siddall
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Beware: it's a poisonous world—and this is the ultimate guide to surviving nature at her most toxic! Journeying from the plains of the outback to the jungles of Madagascar, Dr. Mark Siddall, curator of Invertebrate Zoology at the American... (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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Companion Animals and Us (05 Edition)
Companion Animals and Us (05 Edition)
by Paul
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Explores our complex relationships with pets.... (read more)

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A Zoo in My Luggage
A Zoo in My Luggage
by Gerald Durrell
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Fans of Gerald Durrellandrsquo;s timeless classic My Family and Other Animals will love this hilarious tale, which finds him as an adult still charmed by his beloved animals. A Zoo in My Luggage begins with an account of Durrellandrsquo;s third trip to... (read more)

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The Wisdom of Birds: An Illustrated History of Ornithology
The Wisdom of Birds: An Illustrated History of Ornithology
by Tim Birkhead
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What the birds have taught us: a gorgeously rendered and comprehensive history of ornithology, from folklore to facts—the perfect gift for bird enthusiasts everywhere. Leading ornithologist Tim Birkhead takes readers on a journey through the... (read more)

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The Myth of Monogamy: Fidelity and Infidelity in Animals and People
The Myth of Monogamy: Fidelity and Infidelity in Animals and People
by David P Barash
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Applying new research to sex in the animal world, esteemed scientists David P. Barash and Judith Eve Lipton dispel the notion that monogamy comes naturally. In fact, as The Myth of Monogamy reveals, biologists have discovered that for nearly every... (read more)

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Thinking with Animals: New Perspectives on Anthropomorphism
Thinking with Animals: New Perspectives on Anthropomorphism
by Lorraine Daston and Gregg Mitman
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In "Thinking with Animals," prominent scholars in the fields of anthropology, ethology, history, and philosophy, as well as filmmakers and photographers, take a closer look at how anthropomorphism has transformed humans and animals alike. Essays... (read more)

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Wired Wilderness: Technologies of Tracking and the Making of Modern Wildlife (Animals, History, Culture)
Wired Wilderness: Technologies of Tracking and the Making of Modern Wildlife (Animals, History, Culture)
by Etienne Benson
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American wildlife biologists first began fitting animals with radio transmitters in the 1950s. By the 1980s the practice had proven so useful to scientists and nonscientists alike that it became global. Wired Wilderness is the first book-length study of... (read more)

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Tears of the Cheetah: And Other Tales from the Genetic Frontier
Tears of the Cheetah: And Other Tales from the Genetic Frontier
by Stephen Obrien
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The history of life on Earth is dominated by extinction events so numerous that over 99.9% of the species ever to have existed are gone forever. If animals could talk, we would ask them to recall their own ancestries, in particular the secrets as to how... (read more)

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Land Snails and Slugs of the Pacific Northwest
Land Snails and Slugs of the Pacific Northwest
by Thomas E Burke
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Terrestrial mollusks, the second largest phylum in the animal kingdom, are vitally important to the earth’s ecology. With the publication of Land Snails and Slugs of the Pacific Northwest, a definitive and comprehensive guide to snails and slugs of... (read more)

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Vertebrate Paleontological Techniques: Methods of Preparing and Obtaining Information
Vertebrate Paleontological Techniques: Methods of Preparing and Obtaining Information
by Patrick Leiggi
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Everything that amateur and professional fossil hunters will ever need to know about modern palaeontological techniques and practice.... (read more)

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Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation
Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation
by Olivia Judson
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The sex act is, admittedly, a major preoccupation for most humans. But consider the plight of the female stick insect whose mate has been copulating with her for ten weeks straight while all she wants is a good night's sleep, or the male... (read more)

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Oocyte Physiology and Development in Domestic Animals
Oocyte Physiology and Development in Domestic Animals
by R. Krisher
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The oocyte is a complex and fascinating cell that serves as the foundation of embryonic growth. This single cell is the basis of development from a newly fertilized zygote to a functioning multicellular organism. Oocyte Physiology and Development in... (read more)

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Octopus!: The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea
Octopus!: The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea
by Katherine Harmon Courage
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No one understands the octopus. With eight arms, three hearts, camouflaging skin, and a disarmingly sentient look behind its highly evolved eyes, how could it appear anything but utterly alien? Octopuses have been captivating humans for as... (read more)

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Wild Justice: The Moral Lives of Animals
Wild Justice: The Moral Lives of Animals
by Marc Bekoff
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“Bekoff and Pierce have managed to convince this initial sceptic that, at the very least, they have a strong case backed by compelling evidence. . . . As a result of reading Wild Justice I know a lot more than I did. I will never be able to... (read more)

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Understanding Animal Breeding (2ND 00 Edition)
Understanding Animal Breeding (2ND 00 Edition)
by Richard M. Bourdon
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An experienced animal breeder, Rick Bourdon designed this book to be a modern, technologically up-to-date approach to animal breeding. Understanding Animal Breeding addresses the abstract concepts of animal breeding, presenting the necessary mathematics,... (read more)

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Writing Scientific Research Articles: Strategy and Steps
Writing Scientific Research Articles: Strategy and Steps
by Margaret Cargill
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This book shows scientists how to apply their analysis and synthesis skills to overcoming the challenge of how to write, as well as what to write, to maximise their chances of publishing in international scientific journals. The book uses analysis of the... (read more)

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