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- CABI 2013; US$ 180.00
This title offers expert analysis of key research topics in animal science published in 2012. It makes available in printed form the scientific reviews in animal science published online in CAB Reviews during 2012. It provides analysis of key topics in current research, including breeding, animal behaviour, zoonotic diseases and environment. It includes... more...
- Abbeville Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.99
Even before its completion in 1839, John James Audubon?s Birds of America was recognized as a masterpiece of both art and natural science; a great scientist of the day called it the "most magnificent monument which has ever been raised to ornithology." Roger Tory Peterson and Virginia Marie Peterson?s modern edition of the Birds of America, published... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 65.00
It is widely known that such Western institutions as the museum, the university, and the penitentiary shaped Japan?s emergence as a modern nation-state. Less commonly recognized is the role played by the distinctly hybrid institution?at once museum, laboratory, and prison?of the zoological garden. In this eye-opening study of Japan?s first modern... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 24.99
In Surviving the Shark , Jonathan Kathrein describes his incredible shark attack experience. The book covers all aspects of Kathrein?s survival, beginning with the eerie moments just before the attack, when something smashes into Kathrein?s hand as he paddles on his board, waiting for a wave off Stinson Beach in northern California. Realizing it... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99
Get to know more than the usual facts and stats about animals, both familiar and rare! How Long Can a Fly Fly? will answer all your animal questions, along with plenty more you?ve never even thought to ask. This fun and educational book, good for all ages, is filled with fascinating information about animals, alongside unique hand-drawn illustrations... more...
- 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$ 16.92
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...