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The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival
The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival
by John Vaillant
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A fascinating attempt to see through the eyes of another creature, John Vaillant's The Tiger is an intelligent and beautifully written blend of history, anthropology, zoology, ecology, and adventure. Compelling and resonant, The Tiger is a rare work of... (read more)

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Guinea Pig (Reaktion Books - Animal)
Guinea Pig (Reaktion Books - Animal)
by Dorothy Yamamoto
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Guinea pigs are one of the worldandrsquo;s most popular petsandmdash;small, friendly, easy to care for, and unbearably cute. We have felt this way for a long time: guinea pigs were first domesticated in 5000 B.C.E. Since then they have inspired... (read more)

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Elephant Don: The Politics of a Pachyderm Posse
Elephant Don: The Politics of a Pachyderm Posse
by Caitlin O'connell
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Meet Greg. Heandrsquo;s a stocky guy with an outsized swagger. Heandrsquo;s been the intimidating yet sociable don of his posse of friendsandmdash;including Abe, Keith, Mike, Kevin, Torn Trunk, and Willie. But one arid summer the tide begins to shift and... (read more)

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A Wolf Called Romeo
A Wolf Called Romeo
by Nick Jans
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andldquo;Jans is an exceptional storytellerandmdash;no nature writer can top him in terms of sheer emotional force.andrdquo; andmdash;New York Times and#160; A Wolf Called Romeo is the true story of the exceptional black wolf who spent seven years... (read more)

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Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants
Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants
by Robert Sullivan
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Prepare to be disgusted, amazed, shocked (and informed) by the astonishing and mysterious creature that has annoyed humanity for centuries: Rats! Able to claw straight up a brick wall, squeeze through a pipe the width of a quarter, and gnaw through iron... (read more)

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The Hidden Life of Wolves
The Hidden Life of Wolves
by Jim Dutcher
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Jeff Kurus, Publisherand#160; The Tale of Jacob Swift is a photo-fiction story recounting the struggles and triumphs that one swift fox family experiences in raising its son in the harsh but beautiful... (read more)

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Lesser Beasts: A Snout-To-Tail History of the Humble Pig
Lesser Beasts: A Snout-To-Tail History of the Humble Pig
by Mark Essig.
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Unlike other barnyard animals, which pull plows, give eggs or milk, or grow wool, a pig produces only one thing: meat. Incredibly efficient at converting almost any organic matter into nourishing, delectable protein, swine are nothing short of a... (read more)

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Philosopher and Wolf (09 Edition)
Philosopher and Wolf (09 Edition)
by Mark Rowlands
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This fascinating book charts the relationship between Mark Rowlands, a rootless philosopher, and Brenin, his well-traveled wolf. After acquiring Brenin as a cub, it quickly became apparent that Breinin was never to be left alone, as the consequences to... (read more)

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A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life among the Baboons
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life among the Baboons
by Robert M. Sapolsky
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I never imagined that a book written by a primate behaviorologist would make me laugh out loud. Sapolsky is a born storyteller, and I found his experiences of twenty years in Africa studying baboons absolutely fascinating. You get to know the baboons... (read more)

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Behavior of North American Mammals (Peterson Reference Guides)
Behavior of North American Mammals (Peterson Reference Guides)
by Mark Elbroch and Kurt Rinehart
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To most observers, molt seems an overwhelming subject. But birders use many aspects of molt more than they realizeandmdash;to distinguish juvenile birds from adults, to pick out an individual hummingbird from among dozens visiting a feeder, and much... (read more)

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Behemoth: The History of the Elephant in America
Behemoth: The History of the Elephant in America
by Ronald B Tobias
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In the two hundred years since their arrival in America, elephants have worked on farms, mills, mines, and railroads, in Hollywood, and in professional baseball. They've contributed to the national discourse on civil rights, immigration, politics... (read more)

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Mammals of Washington and Oregon (02 Edition)
Mammals of Washington and Oregon (02 Edition)
by Tamara Eder
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Presenting pictures and descriptions of 158 land and sea mammals that can be seen in Oregon and Washington, this volume is aimed at the amateur naturalist. Entries are arranged in color coded sections (e.g., hoofed mammals, rodents, carnivores); each... (read more)

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Safari: A Photicular Book
Safari: A Photicular Book
by Dan Kainen
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Once before, we introduced a brand-new idea with a challenge: You won’t believe your eyes. The book was Gallop!, the technology was Scanimation®, and the result was a bestseller. Now we’re back with another dazzling idea, and this time... (read more)

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Giraffe Reflections
Giraffe Reflections
by Dale Peterson
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"Salmon were the most important keystone vertebrates in the history of the North Pacific until we arrived. Stokesand#8217; intelligent text and Whiteand#8217;s luscious pictures will explain why--and why they must be saved." John E. McCosker, Chair of... (read more)

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Tall Blondes: A Book about Giraffes
Tall Blondes: A Book about Giraffes
by Lynn Sherr
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Hundreds of books have been written about dogs and cats. Dozens about lions and tigers and bears. But how many non-scholarly books have been written about giraffes-one of nature's most intriguing and unique animals? None. Until now. You know Lynn Sherr... (read more)

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Tigers Forever: Saving the World's Most Endangered Big Cat
Tigers Forever: Saving the World's Most Endangered Big Cat
by Steve Winter
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Tigers are in trouble, and National Geographic photographer Steve Winter is on a one-man mission to address the plight of this magnificent cat – while there’s still time.  Together with Panthera, the world’s largest... (read more)

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American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon
American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon
by Steven Rinella
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Stoic, regal, and formidable in size and strength, the bison has long epitomized the American West. Perhaps this is even more so because we have, in our avarice, nearly destroyed them all, and are now seeking to restore their populations. From spiritual... (read more)

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Deer (Animal)
Deer (Animal)
by John Fletcher
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The Celts called them “fairy cattle” and the Greeks associated them with the hunter goddess Artemis, but for most people today, deer are seen as cute, like Bambi, or noble, like the Monarch of the Glen. They can be a danger when we're... (read more)

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Beaver (Reaktion Books - Animal)
Beaver (Reaktion Books - Animal)
by Rachel Poliquin
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With unique fish-like tails, chainsaw teeth, a pungent musk, and astonishing building skills, beavers are unlike any other creature in the world. Not surprisingly, the extraordinary beaver has played a fascinating role in human history and has inspired a... (read more)

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Walker's Mammals of the World
Walker's Mammals of the World
by Ronald M. Nowak
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Cited in , 3rd ed., , and , and revered by many, this two-volume guide provides complete information on every genus of mammal in all historical time. In each section of the book, Nowak (biologist and author of the 4th and 5th editions) and Walker... (read more)

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