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Great Apes and Humans

(Available August 5, 2014)
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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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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Icebound Summer
Icebound Summer
Written by Sally Carrighar
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831392
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Icebound Summer

Written by Sally Carrighar


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2013
Price: $14.99

Sally Carrighar was a prolific writer of stories of the natural world. She has an almost magical ability to bring wild creatures to life with her literary renditions of their world allowing us to get inside that world and live it briefly. In Icebound Summer, we are taken through a brief... Read more >
One Day At Teton Marsh
One Day At Teton Marsh
Written by Sally Carrighar
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831422
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One Day At Teton Marsh

Written by Sally Carrighar


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2013
Price: $15.99

In One Day at Teton Marsh, Sally Carrighar tells the story of a single day at a marsh in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, based on the hours she spent watching the various animals who call the Teton marshes home. It is through the perspectives of those animals--otter, trout, osprey, mosquito, scud, mink, hare, merganser... Read more >
One Day On Beetle Rock
One Day On Beetle Rock
Written by Sally Carrighar
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ISBN: 9780307831415
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One Day On Beetle Rock

Written by Sally Carrighar


Format: eBook, 196 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2013
Price: $13.99

To Beetle Rock, in the High Sierra, the city folk come in summer to camp, to rest, and to look at the magnificent sky over their heads and the broad sweep of the valley 6,500 feet below them. But they see little of the life that lies about them in the... Read more >
Furtive Fauna
Furtive Fauna
Written by Roger M. Knutson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814326
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Furtive Fauna
A Field Guide to the Creatures Who Live on You
Written by Roger M. Knutson


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 15, 2012
Price: $9.99

We've all been bitten by mosquitoes, annoyed by buzzing flies, and perhaps had an itchy and embarrassing encounter with head lice back in grammar school. But there are many more strange creatures that thrive on humans, living out their entire lives on or around our heads, bodies, bedsheets, and carpets. In this oddly... Read more >
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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Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home
Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home
Written by Rupert Sheldrake
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307885968
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Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home
Fully Updated and Revised
Written by Rupert Sheldrake


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $15.00

Many people who have ever owned a pet will swear that their dog or cat or other animal has exhibited some kind of behavior they just can't explain. How does a dog know when its owner is returning home at an unexpected time? How do cats know when it is time... Read more >
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Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home
Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home
Written by Rupert Sheldrake
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ISBN: 9780307888464
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Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home
Fully Updated and Revised
Written by Rupert Sheldrake


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

How do cats know when it's time to go to the vet, even before the cat carrier comes out? How do dogs know when their owners are returning home at unexpected times? How can horses find their way back to the stable over completely unfamiliar terrain?

With a scientist's mind and an... Read more >
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Great Migrations
Great Migrations
Written by K.M. Kostyal
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426206443
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Great Migrations

Written by K.M. Kostyal


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $35.00

At a riverbank in Africa's Serengeti, thousands of migrating wildebeest try desperately to cross as terrifying crocs feast on the galloping herds--which must attempt the river for a chance at survival. In the Falkland Islands, the albatross--king of migrations--journeys thousands of miles to nest despite the deadly cara cara, a predatory...

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Nasty, Brutish, and Short
Nasty, Brutish, and Short
Written by Pat Senson
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ISBN: 9780771079696
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Nasty, Brutish, and Short
The Quirks and Quarks Guide to Animal Sex and Other Weird Behaviour
Written by Pat Senson


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $14.99

Birds do it, and bees do it, so do all animals, some of them in weird and wonderful ways. Quirks & Quarks' latest book explores the more bizarre behaviours of more than 100 creatures, from barnacles to Panda bears.

The tiny spider that has to tear off one of its two huge... Read more >
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Nasty, Brutish, and Short
Nasty, Brutish, and Short
Written by Pat Senson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771079689
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Nasty, Brutish, and Short
The Quirks and Quarks Guide to Animal Sex and Other Weird Behaviour
Written by Pat Senson


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $18.95

Birds do it, and bees do it, so do all animals, some of them in weird and wonderful ways. Quirks & Quarks' latest book explores the more bizarre behaviours of more than 100 creatures, from barnacles to Panda bears.

The tiny spider that has to tear off one of its two huge... Read more >
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Where Else in the Wild?
Where Else in the Wild?
Written by David M. Schwartz and Yael Schy, Photographed by Dwight Kuhn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582462837
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Where Else in the Wild?

Written by David M. Schwartz and Yael Schy
Photographed by Dwight Kuhn


Format: Hardcover, 50 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $16.99

Did you find that sneaky orchid mantis hiding on the cover?

This book is full of similarly sly species-and they're all hiding in plain sight. Think you've spotted one? Lift the flap to find out!

Each of the camouflaged creatures on these pages, from chickadees to crayfish, is disguised for a reason. Some... Read more >
In the Womb: Animals
In the Womb: Animals
Written by Michael Sims
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426201752
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In the Womb: Animals

Written by Michael Sims


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $26.00

In the Womb: Animals follows the developmental path of three different mammals utilizing some of the most amazing technology available. This incredible journey was first chronicled for the critically acclaimed National Geographic Channel special of the same name, where 3-D and 4-D ultrasound was used on animals for the first time... Read more >
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