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So Many Ways to Eat

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

What can the Siberian tiger, the army ant, the white pelican, the blue whale and the koala bear possibly have in common? Not their size or strength, of course, but their need for food. And whether they are herbivores,...


So Many Ways to Live in Difficult Conditions

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

Animals that can withstand scorching temperatures of 80 degrees Celsius. Others that can survive at depths of 11,000 meters in the ocean. Birds that perform graceful maneuvers at altitudes of over 8,000 meters....


So Many Ways to Defend Themselves

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Being small does not mean you have to be vulnerable. Small animals have many different ways of protecting their territory and evading their predators — even huge, extremely dangerous predators. Whether they...


So Many Ways to Live in Society

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

Some species prefer to live alone, and others like company. Social animals form groups such as clans or schools and use their combined strength to fight enemies, cold or boredom. Their giant gatherings can last...


The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom takes the reader on a fascinating voyage into well and less known groups of animals: simple organisms, echinoderms, insects, arachnids, mollusks, crustaceans, fishes,...


Young Explorers’ Guide: Living Treasures

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

• A one-of-a-kind treasure hunt • An exhilarating adventure that lets you decide which way to go • An encyclopedia that reads like an adventure novel • An amazing time machine • A world of knowledge...


So Many Ways to Build a Shelter

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Who hasn’t dreamed about building a hidden cabin in the woods or a secret place far from prying glances? Just like humans, animals need shelter — a quiet, safe place to call their own. Some animals are not...


So Many Ways to Communicate

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

A little tune for some, a colorful mask for others. Plays for women only and funny-face contests for mature males. These are not part of a carnival of animals, but rather genuine means of communication. To seduce...


So Many Ways to Reproduce

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

How do animals seduce each other? How are baby animals conceived? What do they look like when they’re born? These are just some of the questions answered in the colorful and fascinating pages of this book....


So Many Ways to Move About

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

They run, jump, crawl, skate or climb. On land, under the ground, on the water, in the water, in the air or in the trees, they display incredible dexterity and ingenuity. Some of them travel 35,000 kilometers...


My Notebook of Questions : Dinosaurs

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Dinosaurs are a fascinating subject. They may be extinct, but they live on in our imagination. Young or old, we still have plenty of questions about these fascinating animals.


RSPB Seabirds

by Marianne Taylor & David Tipling Bloomsbury Publishing (December 18, 2014)

Seabirds are the living links between land, air and sea. They enjoy a freedom that even humans, with all our technological assistance, can barely imagine. Many species travel mind-boggling distances across the...


The Question of the Animal and Religion: Theoretical Stakes, Practical Implications

by Aaron S. Gross Columbia University Press (December 02, 2014)

Through an absorbing investigation into recent, high-profile scandals involving one of the largest kosher slaughterhouses in the world, located unexpectedly in Postville, Iowa, Aaron S. Gross makes a powerful...


The R.D. Lawrence Library: Where the Water Lilies Grow / The North Runner / The Place in the Forest

by R.D. Lawrence & Max Finkelstein Dundurn (November 12, 2014)

Three books by master nature writer R.D. Lawrence are collected here, bringing to life with affection and accuracy the wildlife around his northern Canadian home.


Stalking the Plumed Serpent and Other Adventures in Herpetology

by D. Bruce Means Pineapple Press (May 01, 2014)

Based on his more than 40 years of field research, Means, an expert on the eastern diamondback rattlesnake, reveals the biological complexity and beauty of the animals he has studied. In Australia, Means searches...


A Photographic Guide to the Birds of India: And the Indian Subcontinent, Including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutanh, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka & the Maldives

by Bikram Grewal, Bill Harvey & Otto Pfister Periplus Editions (November 04, 2014)

Periplus is proud to present the first comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of the Indian subcontinent. This ebook offers over 800 species and distinct sub-species and contains over 1,000 full-color...


The Illustrated Guide to Cows

by Celia Lewis Bloomsbury Publishing (December 18, 2014)

Keeping cattle as a smallholder can be a rewarding enterprise, supplying you with food and milk and helping with the management of grassland on your property. This delightfully illustrated and informative ebook...


Pocket Guide to Insects

by Bob Gibbons Bloomsbury Publishing (September 25, 2014)

This pocket-sized book is an essential guide to insects, providing comprehensive detail on around 240 of the most easily noticed British species selected from a range of orders and families. Each species is...


Concise Butterfly and Moth Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is packed with information on the butterflies and moths of Britain and the near Continent.

It covers more than 150 species, all of which are illustrated with superb...


Concise Insect Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated pocket field guide is packed with information on the marvellous variety of insects that inhabits Britain and the near Continent. It includes more than 180 species, including dragonflies,...


Concise Bird Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is packed with information on the birds of Britain and the near Continent.

It covers more than 250 species, which are illustrated with superb full-colour artworks...


Concise Garden Bird Guide

by Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is first and foremost a garden bird identification guide containing detailed descriptions of the most commonly encountered species, as well as some rarities and...


Sex on Earth

by Jules Howard Bloomsbury Publishing (October 23, 2014)

1,000 million years ago, a sexual revolution occurred on Earth. Sex happened for the first time; from this moment the world became ever more colourful and bizarre, ringing with elaborate songs and dances, epic...


Pocket Guide To Tracks and Signs

by Gerard Gorman Bloomsbury Publishing (September 25, 2014)

A sign-by-sign guide which is essential for anyone hoping to detect hidden wildlife in Britain and the rest of Europe. There are chapters on feeding signs, homes, droppings, pellets and tracks of creatures including...


Pocket Guide To Garden Birds

by Nigel Blake Bloomsbury Publishing (September 25, 2014)

This compact title is an essential guide to every aspect of the subject, from when and what to feed the birds to building bird tables and nest boxes and planting a garden that will provide nesting, feeding and...


A History of Birdwatching in 100 Objects

by David Callahan & Dominic Mitchell Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

This book looks at 100 items that have profoundly shaped how people watched, studied and engaged with the avian world. Each item contains around 500 words on a double-page spread and include an illustration...


The Voyageur Canadian Essays & Criticism 2-Book Bundle: Selected Writings, A.J.M. Smith / The Kindred of the Wild

by Charles G. D. Roberts, A.J.M. Smith, James Polk & Michael Gnarowski Dundurn (March 14, 2014)

This special bundle contains two classic works of Canadian essays, by renowned nature writer Charles G.D. Roberts and noted literary theorist A.J.M. Smith.


The Modern Ark

by Vicki Croke Scribner (September 09, 2014)

An in-depth look at the radical changes occurring in our nation’s zoos—from cement-paved mazes to simulated rain forests to completely natural landscapes—as well as the history behind the actual idea of...


The Secret Lives of Puffins

by Dominic Couzens & Mark Sisson Bloomsbury Publishing (July 31, 2014)

Puffins are among the most instantly recognisable, iconic and well loved of birds. For many they are a highlight of the UK's summer coastline and their colourful appearance, comedy antics and approachability...


Woodpeckers of the World

by Gerard Gorman Bloomsbury Publishing (June 19, 2014)

Woodpeckers remain one of the most popular families of birds, and they are certainly one of the more unusual. Their legendary ability to excavate holes in wood is well known, and they are uniquely adapted for...


A Slow Passion

by Ruth Brooks Bloomsbury Publishing (March 14, 2013)

When BBC Radio 4's Material World programme announced a search for the UK's top amateur scientist, little did anyone expect that the winning experiment would comprise one of our humblest garden pests. Ruth Brooks...


Looking for the Goshawk

by Conor Mark Jameson Bloomsbury Publishing (April 11, 2013)

The book traces Conor Jameson's travels in search of the Goshawk, a magnificent yet rarely seen (in Britain at least) raptor. Each episode of the narrative arises from personal experience, investigation, and...


RSPB Spotlight: Puffins

by Euan Dunn Bloomsbury Publishing (April 24, 2014)

Enduringly popular, Puffins are perhaps our most iconic species of bird, and are the most immediately identifiable of seabirds with their decorative bills and clown-like gait. Yet when they take to the air they...


RSPB Spotlight: Otters

by Nicola Chester Bloomsbury Publishing (April 24, 2014)

Otters by Nicola Chester is an accessible and lively account of an intriguing and much-loved animal that, surprisingly, is still endangered and rarely seen despite a recent resurgence that has seen it expand...


The Helm Guide to Bird Identification

by Keith Vinicombe & Alan Harris Bloomsbury Publishing (March 27, 2014)

This ebook covers difficult identification issues by looking at tricky species pairs or groups of birds, and comparing and contrasting their respective features. Designed as a field companion, it supplements...


Hunting the Hunters

by Laurens de Groot Bloomsbury Publishing (January 02, 2014)

'As the rest of the world stood by and watched, Laurens risked everything to defend these extraordinary mammals from extinction. A truly powerful and inspiring story.' Susan Sarandon

Laurens de Groot was a detective...


Exploring the Thames Wilderness

by Richard Mayon-White & Wendy Yorke Bloomsbury Publishing (May 09, 2013)

The River Thames is an often undiscovered haven of stunning scenery, wonderful wildlife and brilliant natural beauty. As well as the famous stretches passing through our biggest cities and towns, there is a...


Dragonflight

by Marianne Taylor Bloomsbury Publishing (June 06, 2013)

This book is an account of two years spent getting to know Britain's most dazzling and enigmatic insects - the dragonflies and damselflies. The quest to find, photograph, watch and learn about dragons and damsels...


Interspecies Ethics

by Cynthia Willett Columbia University Press (August 05, 2014)

Interspecies Ethics explores animals’ vast capacity for agency, justice, solidarity, humor, and communication across species. The social bonds diverse animals form provide a remarkable model for communitarian...


In the Company of Bears: What Black Bears Have Taught Me about Intelligence and Intuition

by Benjamin Kilham & Temple Grandin Chelsea Green Publishing (August 14, 2014)

In In the Company of Bears, originally published in hardcover as Out on a Limb, Ben Kilham invites us into the world he has come to know best: the world of black bears.

For decades, Kilham has studied wild black...


Dronings from a Queen Bee:  The First Five Years

by Charlotte Hubbard Charlotte Hubbard (August 04, 2014)

In 2008, Charlotte unexpectedly and suddenly became a beekeeper. She's humorously captured anecdotes about stings and successes, interwoven with gentle observations and life reflections. Vivid color photographs...


The Bond

by Wayne Pacelle HarperCollins (April 05, 2011)

“If the animals knew about this book they would, without doubt, confer on Wayne Pacelle, their highest honor.”

—Jane Goodall

The Bond is the best overall book on animals I have ever read. Brilliant and...


Animals and the Limits of Postmodernism

by Gary Steiner Columbia University Press (April 16, 2013)

While postmodern approaches to politics and ethics have offered some intriguing and influential insights in philosophy and theory, Gary Steiner illuminates the fundamental inability of these approaches to arrive...


How Shelter Pets are Brokered for Experimentation: Understanding Pound Seizure

by Allie Phillips Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 28, 2010)

Pound seizure or pound release involves a shelter selling or giving away cats and dogs to research facilities, universities, or Class B Dealers (random source animal brokers licensed by the U.S. Department of...


Invisible Beasts

by Sharona Muir Bellevue Literary Press (June 23, 2014)

Aesop’s Fables for the Age of Extinction


Last Chain On Billie

by Carol Bradley St. Martin's Press (July 22, 2014)

Against the backdrop of a glittering but brutal circus world, Carol Bradley's Last Chain on Billie charts the history of elephants in America, the inspiring story of the Elephant Sanctuary and the spellbinding...


War of the Whales: A True Story

by Joshua Horwitz Simon & Schuster (July 01, 2014)

“Intimate and urgent storytelling” (Chicago Tribune), a “ripping real-life yarn” (Tampa Bay Chronicle): The remarkable account of two principled men who stand up to the world’s most powerful navy,...


Animal Madness

by Laurel Braitman Simon & Schuster (June 10, 2014)

**“Science Friday” Summer Reading Pick**

**Discover magazine Top 5 Summer Reads**

**People magazine Best Summer Reads**

“A lovely, big-hearted book…brimming with compassion and the tales of the many,...


Wildlife Wars

by Richard Leakey & Virginia Morell St. Martin's Press (June 17, 2014)

In this engrossing memoir, one of the most controversial, influential, and inspirational figures in African politics today gives the full story of his crusade to save Kenya's natural resources, and specifically...


Kanzi: The Ape at the Brink of the Human Mind

by Sue Savage-Rumbaugh Wiley (September 01, 1996)

The remarkable story of a "talking" chimp, a leading scientist, and the profound insights they have uncovered about our species

He has been featured in cover stories in Time, Newsweek, and National Geographic,...