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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
The ocean teems with life that thrives under difficult situations in unusual environments. The Extreme Life of the Sea takes readers to the absolute limits of the ocean world--the fastest and deepest, the hottest and oldest creatures of the oceans. It dives into the icy Arctic and boiling hydrothermal vents--and exposes the eternal darkness of the... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 3.99
Illus. in full color. Chock-full of information about the most sensitive, intelligent, and friendly of large aquatic creatures, Dolphins! should fare swimmingly with kids who read about whales and sharks. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 11.95
Did you know that bluefish are the bullies of the open sea? Or that the electric ray could light up a light bulb? Journey to the bottom of the sea to meet mounstrous man-eaters, freaky fish, and slithering sea serpents. Colorful photographs, astounding statistics, and challenging quizzes highlight these softcover 32-page nonfiction books. Fun fonts... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 45.00
Social network analysis is used widely in the social sciences to study interactions among people, groups, and organizations, yet until now there has been no book that shows behavioral biologists how to apply it to their work on animal populations. Exploring Animal Social Networks provides a practical guide for researchers, undergraduates, and graduate... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 54.99
Essential Ornithology provides the reader with a concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of birds, one of the most widely studied taxonomic groups. The book starts with the controversial question of the dinosaur origins of birds and their subsequent evolution. Development, anatomy, and physiology are then discussed followed by chapters... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 92.95
This book outlines the principles of flight, of birds in particular. It describes a way of simplifying the mechanics of flight into a practical computer program, which will predict in some detail what any bird, real or hypothetical, can and cannot do. The Flight program, presented on the companion website, generates performance curves for flapping... more...
- Random House Struik 2011; US$ 4.99
A quick and quirky ID guide to animal droppings for carnivores, primates, antelope, rats and mice, reptiles and birds. Photographs (mostly life-size) and brief text enable quick identification of the animals responsible for droppings. Summary tables give details of average width, length and typical contents of droppings. Recommended reference for rangers... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 189.00
Echinostomes are medically- and veterinary-important parasitic flatworms that invade humans, domestic animals and wildlife and also parasitize in their larval stages numerous invertebrate and cold-blooded vertebrate hosts. The interest in echinostomes in parasitology and general biology comes from several areas: (1) Human infections; (2) Experimental... more...