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Beneath the Surface
Beneath the Surface
Written by John Hargrove and Howard Chua-Eoan, Read by John Hargrove
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ISBN: 9781101926468
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Beneath the Surface
Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish
Written by John Hargrove and Howard Chua-Eoan
Read by John Hargrove


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $20.00

Over the course of two decades, John Hargrove worked with 20 different whales on two continents and at two of SeaWorld’s U.S. facilities. For Hargrove, becoming an orca trainer fulfilled a childhood dream. However, as his experience with the whales deepened, Hargrove came to doubt that their needs could ever be... Read more >
A Matter of Breeding
A Matter of Breeding
Written by Michael Brandow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807033432
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A Matter of Breeding
A Biting History of Pedigree Dogs and How the Quest for Status Has Harmed Man's Best Friend
Written by Michael Brandow


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $18.00

 A provocative look at the “cult of pedigree” and an entertaining social history of purebred dogs
 
In this illuminating and entertaining social history, social critic Michael Brandow probes the “cult of pedigree” and traces the commercial rise of the purebred dog. Combining consumer studies with sharp commentary, A Matter of Breeding... Read more >
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A Matter of Breeding
A Biting History of Pedigree Dogs and How the Quest for Status Has Harmed Man's Best Friend
Written by Michael Brandow


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $18.00

 A provocative look at the “cult of pedigree” and an entertaining social history of purebred dogs
 
In this illuminating and entertaining social history, social critic Michael Brandow probes the “cult of pedigree” and traces the commercial rise of the purebred dog. Combining consumer studies with sharp commentary, A Matter of Breeding... Read more >
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My Gentle Barn
My Gentle Barn
Written by Ellie Laks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385347662
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My Gentle Barn
Creating a Sanctuary Where Animals Heal and Children Learn to Hope
Written by Ellie Laks


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $25.00

My Gentle Barn is a wonderful book. You'll love Ellie Laks and the animals she rescued--and who rescued her back.” –Sy Montgomery, The Good Good Pig

Founder Ellie Laks started The Gentle Barn after adopting a sick goat from a run-down petting zoo in 1999. Some two hundred animals later (including chickens... Read more >
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My Gentle Barn
My Gentle Barn
Written by Ellie Laks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385347679
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My Gentle Barn
Creating a Sanctuary Where Animals Heal and Children Learn to Hope
Written by Ellie Laks


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $12.99

My Gentle Barn is a wonderful book. You'll love Ellie Laks and the animals she rescued--and who rescued her back.” –Sy Montgomery, The Good Good Pig

Founder Ellie Laks started The Gentle Barn after adopting a sick goat from a run-down petting zoo in 1999. Some two hundred animals later (including chickens... Read more >
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Ethics on the Ark
Zoos, Animal Welfare, and Wildlife Conservation
Edited by Bryan G. Norton, Michael Hutchins, Terry Maple and Elizabeth Stevens


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $22.95

Ethics on the Ark presents a passionate, multivocal discussion—among zoo professionals, activists, conservation biologists, and philosophers—about the future of zoos and aquariums, the treatment of animals in captivity, and the question of whether the individual, the species, or the ecosystem is the most important focus in conservation efforts. Contributors represent all... Read more >
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Last Chance to See
Last Chance to See
Written by Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307805034
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Last Chance to See

Written by Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2011
Price: $13.99

"Very funny and moving...The glimpses of rare fauna seem to have enlarged [Adams'] thinking, enlivened his world; and so might the animals do for us all, if we were to help them live."
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Join bestselling author Douglas Adams and zooligist Mark Carwardine as they take off around the... Read more >
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Nim Chimpsky
Nim Chimpsky
Written by Elizabeth Hess
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553382778
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Nim Chimpsky
The Chimp Who Would Be Human
Written by Elizabeth Hess


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $16.00

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Now Elizabeth Hess’s unforgettable biography is the inspiration for Project Nim, a riveting new documentary directed by James Marsh and produced by Simon Chinn, the Oscar-winning team known for Man on Wire. Hess, a consultant on the film, says, “Getting a call from James Marsh and Simon Chinn...

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Animals Matter
Animals Matter
Written by Marc Bekoff, Foreword by Jane Goodall
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590305225
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Animals Matter
A Biologist Explains Why We Should Treat Animals with Compassion and Respect
Written by Marc Bekoff
Foreword by Jane Goodall


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $14.00

Nonhuman animals have many of the same feelings we do. They get hurt, they suffer, they are happy, and they take care of each other. Marc Bekoff, a renowned biologist specializing in animal minds and emotions, guides readers from high school age up—including older adults who want a basic introduction to... Read more >
Why Animals Matter
Why Animals Matter
Written by Erin E. Williams and Margo Demello
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591025238
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Why Animals Matter
The Case for Animal Protection
Written by Erin E. Williams and Margo Demello


Format: Trade Paperback, 397 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $21.99

This is a concise yet complete overview of the problems of animal suffering, linking them to larger issues of human and environmental exploitation. Authors Erin E. Williams and Margo DeMello examine industries that exploit animals — meat processing companies and agribusinesses; medical experimentation and cosmetic testing facilities; the entertainment industry (circuses... Read more >
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