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Chasing Kangaroos: A Continent, a Scientist, and a Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Creature
Chasing Kangaroos: A Continent, a Scientist, and a Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Creature
by Tim Flannery
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In his synthesis of memoir, travel, natural history, and evolutionary science, Flannery draws on three decades of research and fieldwork to craft a loving tribute to his native land and one of its most unique and beloved inhabitants: the kangaroo.... (read more)

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Animal Nation: The True Story of Animals and Australia
Animal Nation: The True Story of Animals and Australia
by Adrian Franklin
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Animals can tell us a lot about ourselves.  The way we love them as pets, eat them for dinner, make them symbols of the nation or shun them as invaders and pests illuminates much about our society and culture. Animal Nation traces the complex... (read more)

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Platypus: The Extraordinary Story of How a Curious Creature Baffled the World
Platypus: The Extraordinary Story of How a Curious Creature Baffled the World
by Ann Moyal
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This is the enigmatic story of a biological riddle that confounded scientists for nearly ninety years, challenging theories of creationism, evolution, and classification of species along the way. Secretive, elusive, and beguiling, the platypus has... (read more)

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Wild Australasia
Wild Australasia
by Neil Nightengale
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An illustrated natural history of Australia and related remote islands, including the oceans and reefs. Isolated from the rest of the world for 45 million years the area contains many unique species. The book is based on a BBC series.... (read more)

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Among the Islands: Adventures in the Pacific
Among the Islands: Adventures in the Pacific
by Tim Flannery
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Tim Flannery is one of the worlds most influential scientists, credited with discovering more species than Darwin. In Among the Islands Flannery recounts a series of expeditions he made at the dawn of his career to the strange tropical islands of the... (read more)

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Wildlife of Australia (Princeton Pocket Guides)
Wildlife of Australia (Princeton Pocket Guides)
by Iain Campbell
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"Well-organized and clear, this book is easy to navigate. The photographs are consistently good, the selection of species is judicious, and the valuable habitat section establishes the right context for the treatment of diverse fauna. This guide provides... (read more)

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Tasmanian Devil: A Unique and Threatened Animal
Tasmanian Devil: A Unique and Threatened Animal
by David Owen
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Fascinating new insights into the famous Australian marsupial Packed with information that has only been published in scientific journals, if ever at all, this collection of biological facts challenges the misconceptions associated with Australia's... (read more)

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Islands in a Far Sea: The Fate of Nature in Hawai'i (Latitude 20 Book)
Islands in a Far Sea: The Fate of Nature in Hawai'i (Latitude 20 Book)
by John L Culliney
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First published in 1988, Islands in a Far Sea offers a comprehensive environmental history of Hawai'i. This thoroughly revised edition begins with an up-to-date account of the geological formation and shaping of the islands, their colonization by plants... (read more)

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Chasing Kangaroos: A Continent, a Scientist, and a Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Creature
Chasing Kangaroos: A Continent, a Scientist, and a Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Creature
by Tim Flannery
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In his most personal book yet, Tim Flannery, the internationally acclaimed author of The Weather Makers, draws on three decades of travel, research, and field work to craft a love letter to his native land and one of its most unique and beloved... (read more)

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Kangaroo (Animal)
Kangaroo (Animal)
by John Simons
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From Kanga and her son Roo in Winnie the Pooh to the boxing champ Hippety Hopper who punches Sylvester in Looney Tunes, kangaroos appear frequently in children’s books, cartoons, and songs. They are a favorite animal at zoos, charming yet peculiar... (read more)

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Among the Islands: Adventures in the Pacific
Among the Islands: Adventures in the Pacific
by Tim Flannery
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Tim Flannery is one of the worlds most influential scientists, credited with discovering more species than Darwin. In Among the Islands Flannery recounts a series of expeditions he made at the dawn of his career to the strange tropical islands of the... (read more)

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A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania (Princeton Field Guides)
A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania (Princeton Field Guides)
by Charles Foley
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Home to the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania offers some of the finest big game watching in the world, from elephants and rhinos to chimpanzees and lions. This field guide covers all the larger mammals of... (read more)

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In Pictures Hawaii Volcanoes: The Continuing Story
In Pictures Hawaii Volcanoes: The Continuing Story
by Richard A. Rasp
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The very best in brilliant full-color photography in a large format book, with accurate, readable, interpretive text on the natural scene and the human history of national parks and monuments throughout the country... (read more)

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Koala: Origins of an Icon
Koala: Origins of an Icon
by Stephen Jackson
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In this fascinating story of the koala, the ecology, behavior, and history of this extraordinary animal are explored, as well as ongoing threats to its existence, such as disease and habitat loss, and the controversial debate about how to best manage the... (read more)

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Mammals of Australia
Mammals of Australia
by Ronald Strahan
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Compiled by the Australian Museum from the National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife. Replete with color illustrations and distribution maps and written by more than one hundred experts, this book surveys the rich and varied world of Australian... (read more)

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Koala: A Natural History
Koala: A Natural History
by Anthony Lee
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Lee and Martin (both: zoology, Monash U.) give a clear picture of the koala's feeding habits, social behavior and migratory and general biological patterns. Conservation and future management problems are also discussed. Illustrated with b&w photos... (read more)

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Corrie Herring Hooks Series #0016: The Fragile South Pacific: An Ecological Odyssey
Corrie Herring Hooks Series #0016: The Fragile South Pacific: An Ecological Odyssey
by Andrew Mitchell
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This book is a celebration of the beauty and fascination of the Pacific Islands with their unique collection of flora and fauna.... (read more)

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The Crocodile Hunter
The Crocodile Hunter
by Steve Irwin and Terri Irwin
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Key Guide To Australian Mammals
Key Guide To Australian Mammals
by Leonard Cronin
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Kangaroo Dreaming: An Australian Wildlife Odyssey
Kangaroo Dreaming: An Australian Wildlife Odyssey
by Edward Kanze
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-375) and index.... (read more)

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