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- Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 3.99
Illus. in full color. Chock-full of information about the most sensitive, intelligent, and friendly of large aquatic creatures, Dolphins! should fare swimmingly with kids who read about whales and sharks. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 54.99
Essential Ornithology provides the reader with a concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of birds, one of the most widely studied taxonomic groups. The book starts with the controversial question of the dinosaur origins of birds and their subsequent evolution. Development, anatomy, and physiology are then discussed followed by chapters... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 92.95
This book outlines the principles of flight, of birds in particular. It describes a way of simplifying the mechanics of flight into a practical computer program, which will predict in some detail what any bird, real or hypothetical, can and cannot do. The Flight program, presented on the companion website, generates performance curves for flapping... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 75.00
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.... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95
This engaging personal account of one of America's most contested wildlife conservation campaigns has as its central character the black-footed ferret. Once feared extinct, and still one of North America's rarest mammals, the black-footed ferret exemplifies the ecological, social, and political challenges of conservation in the West, including the... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 13.99
The 48 million Americans of all ages who enjoy feeding wild birds and spend more than $3 billion a year on bird food alone all share a common enemy?the squirrel. For 25 years, Outwitting Squirrels has been leading the charge to help bird lovers defend their feeders from these fast, greedy, incredibly crafty creatures who pillage birdfeeders before... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 9.99
Copiously illustrated with line drawings and full-color photographs, this large format paperback book contains the essential information that backyard nature enthusiasts want and need -- to build and seek out birdhouses, including the right birdhouse for many popular species . more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 219.00
The behavior of chimpanzees is complex and challenging: they can be cheerful, curious, and tolerant while also being capable of cunning, greed, and violence. Until now, there has been no comprehensive glossary with illustrations upon which systematic behavioral comparisons could be based. Combining recent video footage with decades? worth of documented... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Today, we take the issues of endangered species and extinction very seriously; however, in the early twentieth century, these ideas had barely begun to enter the popular discourse. In Birds and Man, ornithologist William Henry Hudson's discussions of dwindling bird populations helped to highlight the need to protect endangered species and usher... more...