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- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99
When it comes to animals and nature, there is no end to our curiosity. Around ten thousand questions a year land on Lars-Åke Janzon?s desk at the Swedish Museum of Natural History. In this sequel to the successful book How Long Can a Fly Fly? , Janzon responds to nutty questions, freak happenings, and odd observations with interesting facts and... more...
- The Spinney Press 2013; US$ 25.00
The health of the worlds biodiversity is under considerable threat, and Australia is no exception, with more than 2,000 Australian species featuring on the latest annual Red List of Threatened Species. Twenty per cent of Australias wildlife is now classified as threatened. Australias biodiversity is unique and globally significant.... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 32.99
In Bigfoot Exposed, biological anthropologist and primate physiology specialist David J. Daegling objectively examines the northwest American myth of Bigfoot. Using scientific methodology, Daegling systematically and persuasively repudiates the evidence purportedly demonstrating the creature's existence, and ultimately concludes that Bigfoot exists... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 30.00
The Concho Valley, named from the abundant mussel shells found in its principal river by seventeenth-century Spanish explorers, occupies a transitional position between the Chihuahuan Desert to the west and the Balcones Canyonlands to the east. As veteran field biologist and educator Terry C. Maxwell notes, the region has experienced wide-ranging... more...
- CABI 2013; US$ 230.00
Covering a wide range of rapidly-developing fields of research into parasitic nematodes, this comprehensive volume discusses the genetics, biochemistry and immunology of nematode parasites of humans as well as domestic animals and plants. This fully-updated edition also covers new advances including horizontal gene transfer, immune expulsion mechanisms,... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 87.95
The microscopic soil and plant nematodes that are parasitic on crop plants can be very damaging, and are generally not visible to the naked eye. Their microscopic size means that associating them with crop damage is mainly dependent on determining the symptoms of their effects on plants or plant growth. The damage and symptoms caused can be visible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
This collection of essays was written by former students, associates, admirers, critics and friends of Donald R. Griffin -- the creator of cognitive ethology. Stimulated by his work, this volume presents ideas and experiments in the field of cognitive ethology -- the exploration of the mental experiences of animals as they behave in their natural environment... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 18.00
Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, cheap, and widely available, salmon is often listed as an essential part of any diet. A delicious and versatile fish, it can be used to make sashimi, cold smoked for lox, or shaped into a fishcake as an alternative to hamburgers. But while salmon is enjoyed all over the globe, it also swims at the center of controversy,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
Prepared as a tribute to Donald A. Riley, the essays that appear here are representative of a research area that has loosely been classified as animal cognition -- a categorization that reflects a functionalist philosophy that was prevalent in Riley's laboratory and that many of his students absorbed. According to this philosophy, it is acceptable... more...