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Trogons and Quetzals of the World

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Trogons and Quetzals of the World
Written by Paul A. Johnsgard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623823
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Trogons and Quetzals of the World

Written by Paul A. Johnsgard


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On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $44.95

Of all birdgroups, none is more closely associated with the world's tropical forests than trogons and quetzals. With shimmering golden-green feathers and long ornamental tail coverts, Central America's resplendent quetzal often has been called the world's most beautiful bird. Other New World as well as African trogonids also are iridescent and... Read more >
Bats in Question
The Smithsonian Answer Book
Written by Don E. Wilson
Photographed by Merlin D. Tuttle


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $24.95

Long the subject of myth and superstition, bats have been among the most misunderstood of mammals due to their nocturnal habits, capacity for flight, and strange appearance. Seeking to dispel the myths associated with these remarkable creatures and arguing for their key role in a balanced ecosystem, Bats in Question covers... Read more >
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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473349
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $16.00

Michio Kaku, the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the Future tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain.

The Future of the Mind brings a topic that once belonged solely to the province of science fiction into a startling new reality. This...

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Grassland Grouse and Their Conservation

Written by Paul A. Johnsgard


Format: eBook0
On Sale: December 3, 2014
Price: $39.95

Paul Johnsgard, one of the world's leading ornithologists, has written this book as a call to action. Conservationists have seen a marked decline in the populations of North American grouse, particularly the grassland-adapted species. Unless action is taken swiftly, at least one species -- Attwater's prairie-chicken -- is certain to follow... Read more >
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Consilience
Consilience
Written by E. O. Wilson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804154062
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Consilience
The Unity of Knowledge
Written by E. O. Wilson


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2014
Price: $13.99

"A dazzling journey across the sciences and humanities in search of deep laws to unite them." --The Wall Street Journal 

One of our greatest living scientists--and the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes for On Human Nature and The Ants--gives us a work of visionary importance that may be the crowning achievement of his career. In Consilience  (a... Read more >
The Bald Eagle
Haunts and Habits of a Wilderness Monarch
Written by Jon M. Gerrard and Gary R. Bortolotti


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.95

The Bald Eagle is a comprehensive description of the morphology, behavior, flight patterns, hunting, migration, nesting, development, and growth of bald eagles. Read more >
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Ireland
A Smithsonian Natural History
Written by Michael Viney


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $24.95

Ireland conjures up images of nature's majesty: sweeping coastlines, rolling green hills, and secluded peat bogs and marshlands. A place of legendary beauty, it is also a land with a rich natural history. Michael Viney invites us to discover the geologic forces that created the island, peer into the famous bone... Read more >
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National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition
National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition
Edited by Jonathan Alderfer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213731
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National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition
Now Covering More Than 1,000 Species With the Most-Detailed Information Found in a Single Volume
Edited by Jonathan Alderfer


Format: Hardcover, 744 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $40.00

Essential, comprehensive, and easy to use, the revised edition of National Geographic Complete Birds of North America is an astonishing resource that covers every bird species found in North America as well as all the seasonal visitors. Entries are organized by family group, the taxonomic organization newly updated to match current... Read more >
Social
Social
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307889102
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Social
Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.00

We are profoundly social creatures – more than we know. 

In Social, renowned psychologist Matthew Lieberman explores groundbreaking research in social neuroscience revealing that our need to connect with other people is even more fundamental, more basic, than our need for food or shelter.  Because of this, our brain uses its... Read more >
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Longhorned Woodboring Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae and Disteniidae)
Primary Types of the Smithsonian Institution
Written by Steven W. Lingafelter, Eugenio H. Nearns and Michael Biondi


Format: eBook0
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $69.95

In terms of quantity and breadth, the Smithsonian Institution’s collection of longhorned woodboring beetles is one of the most important in the world. The effort to establish and describe this collection began as early as 1889, when the Smithsonian hired its first coleopterist (who was also only the second salaried entomologist... Read more >
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Longhorned Woodboring Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae and Disteniidae)
Longhorned Woodboring Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae and Disteniidae)
Written by Steven W. Lingafelter, Eugenio H. Nearns and Michael Biondi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623403
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Longhorned Woodboring Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae and Disteniidae)
Primary Types of the Smithsonian Institution
Written by Steven W. Lingafelter, Eugenio H. Nearns and Michael Biondi


Format: Hardcover, 408 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $69.95

In terms of quantity and breadth, the Smithsonian Institution’s collection of longhorned woodboring beetles is one of the most important in the world. The effort to establish and describe this collection began as early as 1889, when the Smithsonian hired its first coleopterist (who was also only the second salaried entomologist... Read more >
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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 >
Great Apes and Humans
Great Apes and Humans
Edited by Benjamin B. Beck, Tara S. Stoinski, Michael Hutchins, Terry L. Maple and Bryan Norton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623588
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Great Apes and Humans
The Ethics of Coexistence
Edited by Benjamin B. Beck, Tara S. Stoinski, Michael Hutchins, Terry L. Maple and Bryan Norton


Format: Trade Paperback, 388 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $39.95

The great apes -- gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans -- are known to be our closest living relatives. Chimpanzees in particular share 98 percent of our DNA, and scientists widely agree that they exhibit intellectual abilities long thought to be unique to humans, such as self-awareness and the ability to interpret... Read more >
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The Extermination of the American Bison
The Extermination of the American Bison
Written by William Temple Hornaday, Foreword by John Mack Faragher, Introduction by Hanna Rose Shell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623571
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The Extermination of the American Bison

Written by William Temple Hornaday
Foreword by John Mack Faragher
Introduction by Hanna Rose Shell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $29.95

When William Temple Hornaday wrote this text for the Smithsonian Institution in 1889, the thirty million buffalo that had once roamed North America had been reduced to a few hundred. Alarmed by this decimation, Hornaday--a hunter, zoologist, writer, and the Smithsonian's chief taxidermist--set out for Montana to collect specimens for preservation... Read more >
Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba

Edited by Rodolfo Claro, Kenyon C. Lindeman and Lynne R. Parenti


Format: eBook, 253 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $49.95

Situated at the convergence of the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba's coastal waters are home to one of the most diverse fish faunas in the Western Hemisphere. However, until now, information in English about Cuban marine fishes and their habitats has been limited. This comprehensive... Read more >
Wild Connection
Wild Connection
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149468
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Wild Connection
What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us about Human Relationships
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin


Format: Trade Paperback, 250 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.95

Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships.

A specialist in animal behavior compares the courtship rituals and mating behaviors of animals to their human equivalents, revealing the many and often surprising ways we are both similar to and different from other species.

What makes an... Read more >
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Wild Connection
What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us about Human Relationships
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin


Format: eBook0
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $11.99

Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships.

A specialist in animal behavior compares the courtship rituals and mating behaviors of animals to their human equivalents, revealing the many and often surprising ways we are both similar to and different from other species.

What makes an... Read more >
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Genetics in the Wild

Written by John C. Avise


Format: eBook, 270 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $24.95

Award-winning geneticist John C. Avise guides this delightful voyage around the planet in search of answers to nature's mysteries. He demonstrates how scientists directly examine DNA to address long-standing questions about wild animals, plants, and microbes. Through dozens of stories that span the world, nature emerges as a realm where truth... Read more >
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Great Apes and Humans
The Ethics of Coexistence
Edited by Benjamin B. Beck, Tara S. Stoinski, Michael Hutchins, Terry L. Maple and Bryan Norton


Format: eBook, 388 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $39.95

The great apes -- gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans -- are known to be our closest living relatives. Chimpanzees in particular share 98 percent of our DNA, and scientists widely agree that they exhibit intellectual abilities long thought to be unique to humans, such as self-awareness and the ability to interpret... Read more >
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Parasite Biodiversity

Written by Robert Poulin and Serge Morand


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $59.95

This comprehensive, groundbreaking book on the biodiversity of parasites offers a clear and accessible explanation of how parasite biodiversity provides insight into the history and biogeography of other organisms, the structure of ecosystems, and the processes that lead to the diversification of life. Read more >
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Mental Biology
Mental Biology
Written by W.R. Klemm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149444
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Mental Biology
The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate
Written by W.R. Klemm


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $19.95

A leading neuroscientist offers the latest research and many new ideas on the connections between brain circuitry and conscious experience.

How the mysterious three-pound organ in our heads creates the rich array of human mental experience, including the sense of self and consciousness, is one of the great challenges of 21st-century science... Read more >
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Mental Biology
The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate
Written by W.R. Klemm


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $11.99

A leading neuroscientist offers the latest research and many new ideas on the connections between brain circuitry and conscious experience.

How the mysterious three-pound organ in our heads creates the rich array of human mental experience, including the sense of self and consciousness, is one of the great challenges of 21st-century science... Read more >
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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition
The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition
Written by David Allen Sibley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307957900
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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

Written by David Allen Sibley


Format: Hardcover, 624 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $40.00

“Undoubtedly the finest guide to North American birds.”—Guy McCaskie, Birding
The publication of The Sibley Guide to Birds in 2000 quickly established David Allen Sibley as the author and illustrator of the nation’s supreme and most comprehensive guide to birds. Used by millions of birders from novices to the most expert... Read more >
A Chance for Lasting Survival
A Chance for Lasting Survival
Written by Pan Wenshi, Edited by William J. Mcshea, David Garshelis and Wang Dajun, Translated by Richard B. Harris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623175
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A Chance for Lasting Survival
Ecology and Behavior of Wild Giant Pandas
Written by Pan Wenshi
Edited by William J. Mcshea, David Garshelis and Wang Dajun
Translated by Richard B. Harris


Format: Hardcover, 370 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $39.95

From 1984 through 1995 a small band of ecologists led by Pan Wenshi from Peking University conducted a study of wild giant pandas in the Qinling Mountains of Shaanxi Province. This project was the first Chinese-led conservation project in China and was conducted during a significant transition period in Chinese history... Read more >
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A Chance for Lasting Survival
Ecology and Behavior of Wild Giant Pandas
Written by Pan Wenshi
Edited by William J. Mcshea, David Garshelis and Wang Dajun
Translated by Richard B. Harris


Format: eBook, 460 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $39.95

From 1984 through 1995 a small band of ecologists led by Pan Wenshi from Peking University conducted a study of wild giant pandas in the Qinling Mountains of Shaanxi Province. This project was the first Chinese-led conservation project in China and was conducted during a significant transition period in Chinese history... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
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