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- 5M Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 8.99
Goats are a diverse range of beautiful (and sometimes rare) animals. Billy or nanny goats are the source of many a children's story. Goats were taken into the human fold over 10,000 years ago. From some of these animals, we obtain the fiber to create exquisite mohair and cashmere clothing. Others provide (extremely healthy) meat and milk; the latter... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 9.99
In December 2012, something happened that would turn Hannah Russell's world upside down, and give her a new focus. A promising young rider with two horses of her own, Hannah recently had been given the devastating news that she would never ride again. That morning in December, local Shetland pony breeder pulled up and asked Hannah if she wanted another... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 35.24
'A beautiful and thoughtful exploration of the role of the horse in creating our world... Farewell to the Horse is a grown-up, but also lyrical and creative, history book, and I very much enjoyed it.' James Rebanks The relationship between horses and humans is an ancient, profound and complex one. For millennia horses provided the strength and... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2012; US$ 11.88
... baboons are neither devils nor saints but animals who like us have very individual personalities, experience a wide range of emotions and possess a capacity for reasoning.' These are the words of Kobie Kruger, best selling wildlife author, in her foreword to Life with Darwin . Of all the primates in Africa, the Chacma Baboon has arguably received... more...
- CABI 2000; US$ 175.00
The theory and application of mammalian genetics has evolved rapidly in the 1980s and 1990s, giving scientists insight into the biological processes which affect the functions of the animal in question. This title is a comprehensive review of research in horse genetics. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.49
When Ralph Helfer, now one of Hollywood's top animal behaviorists, first began working, he was shocked by the cruelty that was accepted practice in the field. He firmly believed in "affection training" -- that love, not fear, should be the basis of any animal's development, even when dealing with the most dangerous of creatures. Then Zamba came into... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 15.00
What would compel a man to place himself in constant danger in order to become a member of a wolf pack? To eat with them, putting his head into a carcass alongside the wolves' gnashing teeth? To play, hunt, and spar with them, suffering bruises and bites? To learn their language so his howl is indistinguishable from theirs? To give up a normal life... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.95
Polar bears?fierce and majestic?have captivated us for centuries. Feared by explorers, revered by the Inuit, and beloved by zoo goers everywhere, they are a symbol for the harsh beauty and muscular grace of the Arctic. But as global warming threatens the ice caps? integrity, the polar bear has also come to symbolize the environmental peril that has... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
Long believed to be disappearing and possibly even extinct, the Southwestern bighorn sheep of Utah?s canyonlands have made a surprising comeback. Naturalist Ellen Meloy tracks a band of these majestic creatures through backcountry hikes, downriver floats, and travels across the Southwest. Alone in the wilderness, Meloy chronicles her communion... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
In The Hidden Life of Deer, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, the New York Times bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Dogs, turns her attention to wild deer, and the many lessons we can learn by observing nature. A narrative masterpiece and a naturalist?s delight, The Hidden Life of Deer is based on the twelve months Thomas, a renowned anthropologist,... more...