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Smithsonian Birds of North America: East (Smithsonian Handbooks)
Smithsonian Birds of North America: East (Smithsonian Handbooks)
by Fred Alsop
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Published in association with America's preeminent authority, the Smithsonian Institution, this comprehensive handbook to the birds of North America: Eastern Region includes 706 species -- all birds known to breed east of the 100th meridian on the United... (read more)

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One River
One River
by Wade Davis
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In the 1940s, biologist Richard Evans Schultes uncovered many of the secrets of the rain forest, relying not only on his own prodigious investigations, but on the wisdom passed down by local tribes. Thirty years later his student, Wade Davis, followed in... (read more)

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Smithsonian Birds of North America: West (Smithsonian Handbooks)
Smithsonian Birds of North America: West (Smithsonian Handbooks)
by Fred Alsop
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The Smithsonian Handbooks of Birds of North America--Eastern Region & Western Region are a must for bird lovers and omithologist alike. Over 700 species are featured in each book with full-page profiles that highlight precise descriptions and... (read more)

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The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior
The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior
by National Audubon Society
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“Once in a great while, a natural history book changes the way people look at the world. In 1838, John ames Audubons Birds of America was one...In 1934, Roger Tory Peterson produced Field Guide to the Birds...Now comes The Sibley Guide to Birds... (read more)

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The Founding Fish
The Founding Fish
by John Mcphee
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John McPhee's twenty-sixth book is a braid of personal history, natural history, and American history, in descending order of volume. Each spring, American shad-Alosa sapidissima-leave the ocean in hundreds of thousands and run heroic distances upriver... (read more)

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Why Cats Paint: A Theory of Feline Aesthetics
Why Cats Paint: A Theory of Feline Aesthetics
by Burton Silver
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An unprecedented photographic record of cat creativity that will intrigue cat lovers and art lovers alike.... (read more)

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If a Lion Could Talk: Animal Intelligence and the Evolution of Consciousness
If a Lion Could Talk: Animal Intelligence and the Evolution of Consciousness
by Stephen Budiansky
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How many of us have caught ourselves gazing into the eyes of a pet, wondering what thoughts lie behind those eyes? Or fallen into an argument over which is smarter, the dog or the cat? Scientists have conducted elaborate experiments trying to ascertain... (read more)

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The Dog Listener: A Noted Expert Tells You How to Communicate with Your Dog for Willing Cooperation
The Dog Listener: A Noted Expert Tells You How to Communicate with Your Dog for Willing Cooperation
by Jan Fennell
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Jan Fennell's remarkable gifts have earned her the nickname "the dog whisperer." Her unique knowledge of the canine world and its instinctive language has enabled her to bring even the most desperate and troubled dogs to heel. This easy-to-follow guide... (read more)

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The Truth about Dogs: An Inquiry Into Ancestry Social Conventions Mental Habits Moral Fiber Canis Fami
The Truth about Dogs: An Inquiry Into Ancestry Social Conventions Mental Habits Moral Fiber Canis Fami
by Stephen Budiansky
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Dogs: Man's best friends-or canine con artists? For centuries dogs have stolen our hearts, our homes, and our wallets. Just how do dogs get otherwise reasonable adults to feed them sirloin, let them occupy easy chairs, and generally allow them to... (read more)

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When Elephants Paint: The Quest of Two Russian Artists to Save the Elephants of Thailand
When Elephants Paint: The Quest of Two Russian Artists to Save the Elephants of Thailand
by Komar
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For centuries elephants in Thailand have been revered as a national symbol, worshiped as living gods and employed as beasts of burden in the nation's thriving timber industry. But when logging was banned in Thailand in 1990, these noble animals fell on... (read more)

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Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide to the World's Wildlife
Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide to the World's Wildlife
by Dk Publishing
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