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Man-Eaters of the World: True Accounts of Predators Hunting Humans
Man-Eaters of the World: True Accounts of Predators Hunting Humans
by Alex Maccormick
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Humans may have reached the top of the food chain, but the world is still teeming with apex predators who retain the advantage in their own environments, and sometimes venture into ours, especially when they have gained a taste for human blood. Survivors,... (read more)

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Jordan & Justine's Weekend Adventures TM: Wildlife Parts 1 & 2
Jordan & Justine's Weekend Adventures TM: Wildlife Parts 1 & 2
by Tanille Edwards
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Jordan & Justine's Weekend AdventuresTM: Wildlife Parts 1 & 2 brings children right into the center of animal life at a wildlife conservation center. The brother and sister pair, Jordan & Justine, and their two friends, Raj and Ling, learn how koalas... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Dam Builders: The Natural History of Beavers and Their Ponds
Dam Builders: The Natural History of Beavers and Their Ponds
by Michael Runtz
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Beavers are remarkable animals. They have teeth that self-sharpen and never stop growing, and a heart that slows down and valves that close in their ears and nose when they dive. Their tale is the most multi-purpose of any animal on this planet - in... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Bugs Up Close: A Magnified Look at the Incredible World of Insects
Bugs Up Close: A Magnified Look at the Incredible World of Insects
by Lars-ake Janzon
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Take a close-up look into a world youve never noticed. Bugs are usually so small that we hardly notice them, let alone think of them as living beings. But call upon the magnifying glass, and a shapeless jumble of legs, wings, and antennae suddenly start... (read more)

Available October 2014
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The Last River Rat: Kenny Salwey's Life in the Wild
The Last River Rat: Kenny Salwey's Life in the Wild
by Kenny Salwey
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Kenny Salwey is a modern-day American hermit who has lived most of his life in the Mississippi river bottoms, coming to know the river ecosystem with an intimacy unavailable to most. Kenny shares his love of, and knowledge about, the mighty river... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Florida's Ecosystems and Species #2: Florida's Waters
Florida's Ecosystems and Species #2: Florida's Waters
by Ellie Whitney
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Taken from the earlier book Priceless Florida (and modified for a stand-alone book), this volume discusses the fresh- and saltwater systems of Florida, including lakes and ponds; rivers and streams; springs; aquatic caves; estuarine waters and seafloors;... (read more)

Available October 2014
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Wild Flowers & Trees of the British Isles: An Authoritative Guide to 650 Native and Introduced Species of Flowers, Tre
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Wild Flowers & Trees of the British Isles: An Authoritative Guide to 650 Native and Introduced Species of Flowers, Tre
by Martin Walters
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This beautifully illustrated book presents a comprehensive identification guide to more than 650 native and introduced floras. It is arranged in two sections covering first the trees and then the wild flowers of Britain.... (read more)

Available February 2016
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Invasive Plants and Animals of Britain (Helm Field Guides)
Invasive Plants and Animals of Britain (Helm Field Guides)
by Olaf Booy
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The impact of invasive organisms is second only to habitat loss as a threat to biodiversity and yet, despite increasing ecological awareness, people remain largely unaware of these plants and animals and their potentially devastating impact. Although... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of the Natural World
Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of the Natural World
by Julia Rothman
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Available January 2015
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The Secret Life of Clams: The Mysteries and Magic of Our Favorite Shellfish
The Secret Life of Clams: The Mysteries and Magic of Our Favorite Shellfish
by Anthony D. Fredericks
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It breaths with tubes, it has no head or brain, it feeds through a filter, and it is the source of dozens of familiar euphemisms (“Happy as a clam!”). Clams, it turns out, have been worshiped (by the Moche people of ancient Peru), used as... (read more)

Available November 2014
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The New Sylva: A Discourse of Forest and Orchard Trees for the Twenty-First Century
The New Sylva: A Discourse of Forest and Orchard Trees for the Twenty-First Century
by Gabriel Hemery
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In 1664, the horticulturist and diarist John Evelyn wrote Sylva, the first comprehensive study of British trees. It was also the world's earliest forestry book, and the first book ever published by the Royal Society. Evelyn's elegant prose has a lot to... (read more)

Available October 21, 2014
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Wild Flowers & Trees of North America: An Expert Reference and Identification Guide to Over 2000 Wild Flowers and Plan
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Wild Flowers & Trees of North America: An Expert Reference and Identification Guide to Over 2000 Wild Flowers and Plan
by Tony Russell
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This title provides an identification guide to some of the most prominent plants of North America.... (read more)

Available February 2016
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Human Variation: A Genetic Perspective on Diversity, Race, and Medicine
Human Variation: A Genetic Perspective on Diversity, Race, and Medicine
by Aravinda Chakravarti
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Aravinda Chakravarti is Director, Center for Complex Disease Genomics, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, and Professor of Medicine of Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Chakravarti's is a human geneticist and a computational biologist renowned... (read more)

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Seaweed Invasions (Marine and Freshwater Botany)
Seaweed Invasions (Marine and Freshwater Botany)
by Johnson Craig
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Invasive species are widely recognized as a major threat to marine biodiversity. This important book synthesizes current information about invasive seaweeds and human responses to them, and considers seaweed invasions in the context of broader thinking... (read more)

Available March 2016
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Southern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers: A Field Guide to Wildflowers in the Southern Rocky Mountains, Including Rocky Mountain National Park (Wildflower)
Southern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers: A Field Guide to Wildflowers in the Southern Rocky Mountains, Including Rocky Mountain National Park (Wildflower)
by Leigh Robertson
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Published in cooperation with the Rocky Mountain Nature Association. This book describes 200 wildflowers common to the Rocky Mountains.... (read more)

Available March 2015
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Human Variation: A Genetic Perspective on Diversity, Race, and Medicine
Human Variation: A Genetic Perspective on Diversity, Race, and Medicine
by Aravinda Chakravarti
About the Author
Aravinda Chakravarti is Director, Center for Complex Disease Genomics, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, and Professor of Medicine of Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Chakravarti's is a human geneticist and a computational biologist renowned... (read more)

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A Worldwide Review of Fossil and Extant Glypheid and Litogastrid Lobsters (Crustacea, Decapoda, Glypheoidea)
A Worldwide Review of Fossil and Extant Glypheid and Litogastrid Lobsters (Crustacea, Decapoda, Glypheoidea)
by Sylvain Charbonnier
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A major new reference on fossil, extant glypheid, and litogastrid lobsters, this book offers detailed descriptions of all 120 species alongside photographs and reproductions of historical illustrations when possible. The authors take into account... (read more)

Available December 2014
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Rare Birds: The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought It Back from Extinction
Rare Birds: The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought It Back from Extinction
by Elizabeth Gehrman
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The inspiring story of David Wingate, a living legend among birders, who brought the Bermuda petrel back from presumed extinction   Rare Birds is a tale of obsession, of hope, of fighting for redemption against incredible odds. It is the story of... (read more)

Available September 1, 2015
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Like Us: Encounters with Primates
Like Us: Encounters with Primates
by Thomas Marent
Available October 2014
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Florida Animals for Everyday Naturalists
Florida Animals for Everyday Naturalists
by Larry Allan
Available October 2014
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