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- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 16.03
Wild animals do the most extraordinary things. Some are exceptionally bright, use tools and solve complex problems. Others are devious: they cheat, steal and run protection rackets. There are social clubs, farms and farmers. There are animals with enormous appetites and those that self-medicate. Then we come across the extreme travellers: the highest... more...
- i5 Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99
Among the best vivarium animals are the stunningly beautiful tree frogs, the subject of this book. This colorful and informative guide written by three renowned ranine experts focuses on the care of tree frogs but also covers important topics, from acclimating imported species to housing, feeding, and captive breeding. Popular Tree Frogs proves the... more...
- Web of Life Children's Books 2012; US$ 5.99
At Home with the Gopher Tortoise: The Story of a Keystone Species teaches young readers about the gopher tortoise and the more than 360 different kinds of animals that depend on it for survival. From owls to rabbits, from skunks to scorpions, the gopher tortoise provides creatures with shelter, food, or a place to raise their young. In this fascinating... more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 19.95
As Kermit the Frog taught us?it?s not easy being green. With good reason, since you?ll likely be dissected in biology class or have your legs gobbled up by a hungry Frenchman. And yet, these slimy creatures have captured our imagination, appearing in everything from fairytales about frog princes to Beatrix Potter?s The Tale of Jeremy Fisher and... more...
- i5 Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
Blue-tongued skinks are unique reptiles that are popular among reptile enthusiast not only for their characteristic blue tongue, but also for their ease of keeping. The newest edition the highly regarded Advanced Vivarium Systems series, Blue-Tongued Skinks is an essential guide to keeping these eye-catching reptiles; it contains useful information... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 24.99
A born naturalist and a fearless traveler, Vladimir Dinets wrote travel guides, conducted field research, and lived a couple of lives before he was accepted into the PhD program in zoology at the University of Miami. He thought crocodiles were a dead-end research topic?survivors from the age of the dinosaurs but not much else?until he witnessed groups... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99
Originally published in 1962, and fully updated and colorized by Scott Shupe, Poisonous Snakes of the World is the perfect practical guide to not only snake bite survival, but to understand and identifying every venomous snake on the planet. Even if no life hangs in the balance, this manual is a great reference guide for the outdoors enthusiast,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Their Blood Runs Cold is entertaining, informative reading that not only enhances our understanding of a unique group of animals, but also provides genuine insight into the mind and character of a research scientist. Whit Gibbons possesses the rare talent of conveying the challenge and excitement of scientific inquiry. A research ecologist... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 75.00 US$ 60.00
Some 300 species of amphibians inhabit North America. The past two decades have seen an enormous growth in interest about amphibians and an increased intensity of scientific research into their fascinating biology and continent-wide distribution. This atlas presents the spectacular diversity of North American amphibians in a geographic context. It... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 10.95
Finding a salamander in the woodlands rates as one of the most enjoyable surprises of an early morning hike. Active mainly at night, these secretive, shiny, lizardlike amphibians often glow like jewels when found under the logs or rocks that many prefer. This colorful addition to Iowa?s popular series of laminated guides?the twenty-fifth in the series?will... more...