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- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 19.95
Birds were ?the objects of my greatest delight,? wrote John James Audubon (1785?1851), founder of modern ornithology and one of the world?s greatest bird painters. His masterpiece, The Birds of America depicts almost five hundred North American bird species, each image?lifelike and life size?rendered in vibrant color. Audubon was also an explorer,... more...
- Trinity University Press 2015; US$ 18.95
In her nearly sixty-year career as a groundbreaking primatologist and a passionate conservationist, Jane Goodall has touched the hearts of millions of people. The Jane Effect: Celebrating Jane Goodall is a collection of testimonies by her friends and colleagues honoring her as a scientific pioneer, an inspiring teacher, a devoted friend, and an... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 28.00
Kentucky attracted an amazing variety of would-be settlers in pioneer days, but none with brighter talent than John James Audubon. Although his years in the state came long before publication of the monumental Birds of America , he was already painting the scenes from nature that were to make him famous. Audubon: The Kentucky Years is the captivating... more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 15.99
When Man Becomes Prey examines the details of fatal predator attacks on humans, providing an opportunity to learn about the factors and behaviors that led to attacks. The predators profiled in the book include black bears, grizzly bears, mountain lions, coyotes, and gray wolves?the first time all five species have been included in one volume.... more...
- Milkweed Editions 2014; US$ 18.00
John James Audubon is renowned for his masterpiece of natural history and art, The Birds of America , the first nearly comprehensive survey of the continent?s birdlife. And yet few people understand, and many assume incorrectly, what sort of man he was. How did the illegitimate son of a French sea captain living in Haiti, who lied both about his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
The ancient Greeks and Romans lived in a world teeming with animals. Animals were integral to ancient commerce, war, love, literature and art. Inside the city they were found as pets, pests, and parasites. They could be sacred, sacrificed, liminal, workers, or intruders from the wild. Beyond the city domesticated animals were herded and bred for profit... more...
- Medallion Media Group 2014; US$ 9.99
Pursuing your passion includes a whole lot of crap. For Bud DeYoung, that?s about two hundred pounds a day! Since childhood, Bud had a passion for animals. As an adult, that passion led to the rescue of a bear who lived in his family?s house, then more animals crowding for space, until Bud eventually built an entire private zoo around his home in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00
The Flagellates presents a multidisciplinary view of the flagellates exploring both their unity, in terms of their structure, mechanisms and processes, and their diversity in terms of biogeography, niche colonisation, and adaptations to their environment. In addition, evolutionary relationships amongst flagellates are explored. This is the only book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95
This text applies bioenergetics to aquatic animals and explores its role in aquaculture and fisheries science. It seeks to provide a compact account of bioenergetics in aquaculture and clarify problems encountered in the areas of fisheries and more...