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  • Tracking and Reading Signby Len McDougall

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 18.95

    This full-color book is the perfect guide for anyone interested in learning how to track animals and read their signs. It offers an introduction on the principals of tracking and reading sign by looking at tracks, prints, gaits, scats, scents, and animal behaviors. It provides the reader with tracking and stalking techniques such as cold hunting,... more...

  • Built by Animalsby Mike Hansell

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 17.99

    From vast termite mounds that outstrip our own skyscrapers, to elaborate birds nests, delicate shells, and deadly spiders' traps, the constructions of the animal world can amaze and at times humble our own engineering and technology. Mike Hansell reveals the biology behind animal architecture - showing how small brains have evolved to produce complex... more...

  • The Animal Mindby Kristin Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The study of animal cognition raises profound questions about the minds of animals and philosophy of mind itself. Aristotle argued that humans are the only animal to laugh, but in recent experiments rats have also been shown to laugh. In other experiments, dogs have been shown to respond appropriately to over two hundred words in human language. ... more...

  • Chaserby John W Pilley; Hilary Hinzmann

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.88

    Chaser has a way with words. She knows over a thousand of them—more than any other animal of any species except humans. In addition to common nouns like house, ball, and tree, she has memorised the names of more than one thousand toys and can retrieve any of them on command. Based on that learning, she and her owner and trainer, retired psychologist... more...

  • Why Can't a Man Be More Like a Woman?by Lewis Wolpert

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    How different are men and women, really? Controversy surrounds the question and makes uncovering the answers?based in evolution, genetics, and biology?increasingly difficult. Still, significant differences between the sexes are apparent everyday to both men and women. Whether it?s a boyfriend?s infidelity or a wife?s inability to orgasm during sex,... more...

  • We Bought a Zooby Benjamin Mee

    Weinstein Books 2011; US$ 14.99

    When Benjamin Mee decided to uproot his family and move them to an unlikely new home?a dilapidated zoo where more than 200 exotic animals would be their new neighbors?his friends and colleagues thought he was crazy. Mee?s dream was to refurbish the zoo and run it as a family business. The grand reopening was scheduled for spring, but there was much... more...

  • Wildlife Behavior and Conservationby Richard H. Yahner

    Springer 2011; US$ 189.00

    Begins with in-depth coverage of wildlife behavior concepts as they relate to conservation problems. Topics will focus principally on discussion, critique, and development of behavioral concepts, with particular attention given to published studies on various topics in wildlife behavioral concepts as related to conservation and natural history. He... more...

  • Adam's Taskby Vicki Hearne; Donald McCaig

    Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 14.95

    In it Vicki Hearne asserts that animals that interact with humans are more intelligent than we assume. In fact, they are capable of developing an understanding of ?the good,? a moral code that influences their motives and actions. Hearne?s thorough studies led her to adopt a new system of animal training that contradicts modern animal behavioral... more...

  • The Social Life In The Animal Worldby Fr Alverdes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 350.00

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...