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- 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...
- Eclipse Press 2000; US$ 9.99
Horses are completely dependant on humans for their day-to-day care and safety. For that reason, all horse persons have a responsibility to learn basic horse care. In this volume, the multi-faceted nature of basic care is explained, with thousands of tips for keeping your horse happy, healthy and sound. Understanding Basic Horse Care opens with chapters... more...
- Eclipse Press 2000; US$ 9.99
All aspects of owning and caring for a pony are covered in this guide for the layperson. Topics include nutrition, grooming, reproduction, maintaining health, and the diseases and maladies common to ponies. This book is geared for older audiences but suitable for the young pony owner. In addition to information about the uses of ponies, this book also... more...
- Eclipse Press 1998; US$ 9.99
How to insure a healthy foal, what happens during delivery, and problems that can develop in foals are among the topics covered in this book. Handling foals and how to deal with mares who reject their newborns is also discussed. Raising a foal can be a challenging experience for the horse breeder. This guide will answer all the common questions about... more...
- Eclipse Press 1999; US$ 9.99
Older horses are like part of the family. Many owners still take care of the horses and ponies they had when they were younger. And these horses don't ask for much - just a place to live, food to eat, and a little love and attention. But owners can do more for their older equine friends. The aging process in horses, like in humans, affects all... more...