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- Pegasus Books 2012; US$ 24.99
An epic journey through Africa by a man who fell in love with a magical and disappearing world and then transformed himself into a warrior on the frontline to protect it. Staging heart-pounding, espionage-style raids, Ofir Drori and his organization, The Last Great Ape (LAGA), have put countless poachers and traffickers of endangered species behind... more...
- Beacon Press 2015; US$ 18.00
A provocative look at the ?cult of pedigree? and an entertaining social history of purebred dogs So-called ?purebreds? are the mainstay of the dog industry, and social critic Michael Brandow argues that these aren?t markers of time-honored traditions but rather commercial inventions of the nineteenth century that were marketed as status symbols... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 6.99
?He had a brain biologically identical to man?s but seven times its weight and volume,? writes Hank Searls of a massive, aging sperm whale whose compassion, fear, and anger at man?s attacks on his kind drives the bestselling novelist?s intricately researched classic Sounding . The young sonar officer of an accidentally sunken Russian spy submarine... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 10.92
The PDSA Dickin Medal (regarded as the animals? Victoria Cross) has been awarded to just 64 animals, from the Blitz to present day, for their courage in times of crisis. Among these incredible true-life stories you will meet? G.I. Joe the plucky pigeon, who rescued over 100 lives by flying twenty miles in twenty minutes to deliver a message... more...
- Crowood 2012; US$ 14.57
Every year many thousands of racing greyhounds retire from the racetrack and are successfully re-homed through dedicated greyhound charities. Written in association with Greyhound Rescue West of England, Retired Greyhounds - A Guide to Care and Understanding is essential reading for anyone who owns, or is thinking of owning a retired greyhound.The... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 17.75
Concerns about the recent explosions of diseases like HIV, the West Nile Virus, and other avian and swine flus that originate in animals have encouraged new efforts on a global scale to bridge the gap between animal and human medicine for the benefit of both. Zoobiquity is the first book to explore many of the human and animal health issues that... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1993; US$ 13.99
Expelled from Botswana for writing Cry of the Kalahari, the Owenses set off across Africa. They settled in Zambia, where they soon found their peace shattered by the gunfire of elephant poachers. This is the story of the couple's battle to save the elephants and their own lives. more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2010; US$ 9.99
Animal activists shine a bright light into the dark recesses of factory farms, vivisection labs, fur farms, product-testing facilities and animal ?training? complexes. Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism brings together the most effective tactics for speaking out for animals. Activists from around the globe explain why their... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2013; US$ 24.54
In 1993, Perth grandmother Mary Hutton started a petition at her local shopping mall after seeing a news story about the extraction of bile from a caged and traumatised Asiatic Black Bear. Upon learning that thousands of bears were being held in these horrifying conditions throughout Asia, Mary was compelled to act, and by 1995, Free the Bears was... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 26.95
The idea of human cruelty to animals so consumes novelist Elizabeth Costello in her later years that she can no longer look another person in the eye: humans, especially meat-eating ones, seem to her to be conspirators in a crime of stupefying magnitude taking place on farms and in slaughterhouses, factories, and laboratories across the world. Costello's... more...