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National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife
National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213724
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National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife
From Your Back Door to the Great Outdoors
Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $40.00

From one of the most trusted names in field guides comes a new and lavishly illustrated guide to identifying North America's most common birds, mammals, insects, reptiles, and amphibians, plus fish and other aquatic creatures. Broad in scope and clearly organized, National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife is just like having... Read more >
Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
The 1882-1884 Fieldnotes of Lucien M. Turner together with Inuit and Innu Knowledge
Edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen
Illustrated by Bryony Anderson
Foreword by Tim Flannery


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $49.95

In 1882 the Smithsonian Institution Arctic scientist, Lucien McShan Turner, traveled to the Ungava District that encompasses Northern Quebec and Labrador. There he spent 20 months as part of a mission to record meteorological data for an International Polar Year research program. While stationed at the Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post... Read more >
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Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
Edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623212
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Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
The 1882-1884 Fieldnotes of Lucien M. Turner together with Inuit and Innu Knowledge
Edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $49.95

In 1882 the Smithsonian Institution Arctic scientist, Lucien McShan Turner, traveled to the Ungava District that encompasses Northern Quebec and Labrador. There he spent 20 months as part of a mission to record meteorological data for an International Polar Year research program. While stationed at the Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post... Read more >
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Wolf Country
Wolf Country
Written by John Theberge and Mary Theberge
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994857
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Wolf Country
Eleven Years Tracking the Algonquin Wolves
Written by John Theberge and Mary Theberge


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $11.99

Wolves arouse a passion in people. Some are fascinated by them; others hate them. Time and again, John and Mary Theberge have been confronted by angry hunters and farmers who repeat the same refrain, “What good is a wolf anyway?” In Wolf Country, John Theberge provides a gentle answer to that... Read more >
GIFT OF DEER
GIFT OF DEER
Written by Helen Hoover
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831354
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GIFT OF DEER

Written by Helen Hoover


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2013
Price: $10.99

In the farthest wilds of northeastern Minnesota, back in the Gunflint Range, the author of this book and her artist-husband have a two-room cabin home in the bush country. Beginning one Christmas Day when they first watched the starving deer they later named Peter, the Hoovers had many opportunities, a passionate... Read more >
Biology of Marine Mammals

Edited by John E. Reynolds


Format: eBook, 588 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $60.00

Taking an integrated approach to the biology of marine carnivores, cetaceans, and sirenians, twenty-two prominent researchers compare marine mammals with one another and with terrestrial mammals, providing a framework for fundamental biological and ecological concepts. They describe functional morphology, sensory systems, energetics, reproduction, communication and cognition, behavior, distribution, population biology, and... Read more >
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Raccoons
A Natural History
Written by Samuel I. Zeveloff


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $17.95

The word raccoon is drawn from the Native American Algonquian language. Their term arakun roughly translates to “he who scratches with his hands.” Anyone who has found a raccoon rummaging around in a once securely closed trash container can attest to how skillful raccoons are with their front paws. In fact... Read more >
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Red Fox
The Catlike Canine
Written by J. David Henry


Format: eBook, 174 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

In this engaging introduction to the red fox (Vulpes vulpes), J. David Henry recounts his years of field research on this flame-colored predator. With its catlike whiskers, teeth, and paws, as well as vertical-slit pupils, the North American red fox not only resembles but often behaves like a feline, especially when... Read more >
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Of Tigers and Men
Of Tigers and Men
Written by Richard Ives
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307819154
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Of Tigers and Men

Written by Richard Ives


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $13.99

We have entered the age of extinction. Soon many of the animal kingdom’s most extraordinary creatures will no longer roman free, hunted and hounded out of existence—including one of its most magnificent denizens, the wild tiger.
 
It was this sobering realization of impending tragedy that inspired naturalist and safari leader Richard Ives... Read more >
Old Working Dogs
Old Working Dogs
Written by David Hancock
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747803768
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Old Working Dogs

Written by David Hancock


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $11.95

British gundogs, terriers, hounds and especially sheepdogs are used and held in high regard throughout the world, wherever working dogs are employed. Wherever sheep are worked by 'strong-eyed' dogs Border Collie blood from Britain is behind it. Inevitably, some old breeds have disappeared and others may follow them. In this book... Read more >
Grayson (ESPANOL)
Grayson (ESPANOL)
Written by Lynne Cox
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307495761
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Grayson (ESPANOL)

Written by Lynne Cox


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2011
Price: $8.99

De una de las nadadoras profesionales más destacadas del mundo nos llega este maravilloso relato, sobre el poder de la fe que supera todos los obstáculosEn Grayson, Lynne Cox narra la historia de un milagroso e inolvidable encuentro que vivió en el mar a los diecisiete años. En una madrugada serena... Read more >
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British Cattle
British Cattle
Written by Val Porter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807643
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British Cattle

Written by Val Porter


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2010
Price: $12.95

Since the eighteenth century, British cattle breeds have spread worldwide and have made the names of several counties famous in distant lands. Yet some of those breeds have become extinct and many others have become so rare in their own country that they are in danger of disappearing.

In the hope... Read more >
Dolphin Chronicles
Dolphin Chronicles
Written by Carol J. Howard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307569424
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Dolphin Chronicles
One Woman's Quest to Understand the Sea's Most Mysterious Creatures
Written by Carol J. Howard


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
Price: $14.99

For everyone fascinated with the possibilities of human-animal communications, scientist Carol Howard provides an intimate, moving account of one woman's attempt to unravel the mysteries of the dolphin--one of the sea's most fascinating and enigmatic creatures.

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Grayson (ESPANOL)
Grayson (ESPANOL)
Written by Lynne Cox
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279477
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Grayson (ESPANOL)

Written by Lynne Cox


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $9.95

De una de las nadadoras profesionales más destacadas del mundo nos llega este maravilloso relato, sobre el poder de la fe que supera todos los obstáculosEn Grayson, Lynne Cox narra la historia de un milagroso e inolvidable encuentro que vivió en el mar a los diecisiete años. En una madrugada serena... Read more >
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Cats in Question
Cats in Question
Written by John Seidensticker and Susan Lumpkin, Photographed by Art Wolfe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588341266
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Cats in Question
The Smithsonian Answer Book
Written by John Seidensticker and Susan Lumpkin
Photographed by Art Wolfe


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2004
Price: $24.95

What are cats? How do cats hunt? Do wild cats like catnip? Do cats dream? Cats in Question, a new book in Smithsonian's highly successful “In Question” series, offers authoritative and engaging answers to the thousands of questions about cats that Smithsonian scientists receive annually. All of the world’s cats are... Read more >
The Whole Hog
The Whole Hog
Written by Lyall Watson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588342164
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The Whole Hog
Exploring the Extraordinary Potential of Pigs
Written by Lyall Watson


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2004
Price: $24.95

Not all animals are created equal. For a start, pigs have it, sheep don’t; that is, that special quality of intelligence, a sense of play, and a gregariousness that make these tragically misunderstood—yet no less endearing—creatures more like us than any other animal. Best-selling author Lyall Watson takes a delightful look... Read more >
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