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Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
by David Quammen
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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Scientific American Best Book of the Year, and a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award Ebola, SARS, Hendra, AIDS, and countless other deadly viruses all have one thing in common: the bugs that... (read more)

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Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom
Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom
by Jennifer S. Holland
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It is exactly like Isaiah 11:6: “The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid . . . ” Written by National Geographic magazine writer Jennifer Holland, Unlikely Friendships documents one heartwarming... (read more)

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Culture Clash
Culture Clash
by Jean Donaldson
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Winner of the Maxwell Award for BEST DOG TRAINING BOOK (1997) from the Dog Writers? Association of America. Voted #1 BEST BOOK (2000 & 2001) by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers?the largest and most influential worldwide association of professional... (read more)

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Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
by David Quammen
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The emergence of strange new diseases is a frightening problem that seems to be getting worse. In this age of speedy travel, it threatens a worldwide pandemic. We hear news reports of Ebola, SARS, AIDS, and something called Hendra killing horses and... (read more)

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Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard To Think Straight About Animals (11 Edition)
Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard To Think Straight About Animals (11 Edition)
by Hal Herzog
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Does living with a pet really make people happier and healthier? What can we learn from biomedical research with mice? Who enjoys a better quality of life—-the chicken destined for your dinner plate or the rooster in a Saturday night cockfight?... (read more)

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders (Audubon Society Field Guide)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders (Audubon Society Field Guide)
by National Audubon Society
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Spiders, bugs, moths, butterflies, beetles, bees, flies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, and many other insects are detailed in more than 700 full-color photographs visually arranged by shape and color. Descriptive text includes measurements, diagnostic... (read more)

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Chosen by a Horse
Chosen by a Horse
by Susan Richards
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"Two kindred spirits find each other in this beautifully written memoir about the human-animal bond."-Temple Grandin, author of Animals in Translation The horse Susan Richards chose for rescue wouldnt be corralled into her waiting trailer. But Lay Me... (read more)

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Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems
Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems
by Cesar Millan
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“I rehabilitate dogs. I train people.” —Cesar Millan There are at least 68 million dogs in America, and their owners lavish billions of dollars on them every year. So why do so many pampered pets have problems? In this definitive... (read more)

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On Talking Terms with Dogs:: Calming Signals
On Talking Terms with Dogs:: Calming Signals
by Turid Rugaas
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One of our all time best selling books is now in its second edition with three additional chapters, color photos and descriptive captions. Turid Rugaas is a noted expert on canine body language, notably "calming signals" which are signals dogs give to... (read more)

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When Elephants Weep
When Elephants Weep
by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
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Not since Darwin's The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals has a book so thoroughly and effectively explored the full rage of emotions that exist throughout the animal kingdom. Hailed as "a masterpiece" by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, When Elephants... (read more)

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Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson
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One of the most revealing, readable books about the mind to come along in years. A simply fascinating glimpse into animal behavior — on the farm, at home, and even in the mirror.... (read more)

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How To Think Like a Horse (06 Edition)
How To Think Like a Horse (06 Edition)
by Hill
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What's Your Horse Telling You?Equine behavior makes perfect sense when you understand a horse's survival instincts and fears and know what makes him feel calm and confident. As noted horsewoman Cherry Hill describes your horse's basic needs, routines... (read more)

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Wild About Horses (01 Edition)
Wild About Horses (01 Edition)
by Scanlan
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The human love affair with horses is an ancient and far-reaching one. Moving effortlessly from history to literature, from science to sport, from anecdote to personal experience, Lawrence Scanlan sets out to discover the essence of our powerful, almost... (read more)

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King Solomon's Ring (02 Edition)
King Solomon's Ring (02 Edition)
by Konrad Lorenz
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A delightful treasury of observations and insights into the lives of all sorts of creatures -- from jackdaws and water-shrews to dogs, cats and even wolves -- this is a wonderfully written introduction to the world of our furred and feathered friends!... (read more)

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Agricultural Prices and Commodity Market Analysis (98 Edition)
Agricultural Prices and Commodity Market Analysis (98 Edition)
by John N. Ferris
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This book emphasizes market and price analysis using agricultural examples. The focus of the book is on the application of econometrics and will help those going into fields involving market analysis and forecasting. The blend of theory and application... (read more)

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Canine and Feline Nutrition (3RD 11 Edition)
Canine and Feline Nutrition (3RD 11 Edition)
by Linda P. Case
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How well can you answer pet owners' questions about proper diet and feeding? Canine and Feline Nutrition, 3rd Edition describes the role of nutrition and its effects upon health and wellness and the dietary management of various disorders of dogs and... (read more)

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians (Audubon Society Field Guide)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians (Audubon Society Field Guide)
by Audubon
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Why are some frogs able to freeze solid and still survive? How can secretions from amphibians offer scientists clues for treating human ailments? What allows reptiles and amphibians to regenerate their limbs? Reptiles & Amphibians, an exciting new... (read more)

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First Guide To Mammals (87 Edition)
First Guide To Mammals (87 Edition)
by Peterson Guides
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The first books the beginning naturalist needs. Simplified versions of the full-size guides, they make it easy to get started in the field.... (read more)

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Horticulture As Therapy : Principles and Practice (98 Edition)
Horticulture As Therapy : Principles and Practice (98 Edition)
by Sharon P. Simson
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Did you know that plants and plant products can be used to improve people's cognitive, physical, psychological, and social functioning? Well, they can, and Horticulture as Therapy is the book to show you how If you are already familiar with the healing... (read more)

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Of Wolves and Men
Of Wolves and Men
by Barry Lopez
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Originally published in 1978, this special twenty-fifth-anniversary edition of the National Book Award finalist includes an entirely new afterword in which the author considers the current state of knowledge about wolves and recent efforts to reintroduce... (read more)

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