Nature, recreation and sports / Nature / Wild animals

Best Selling

Language

All

English (126)

French (12)

German (0)

Spanish (0)

Italian (0)

 

Release Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (1)

Current year (14)

 

Catalog Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (126)

 

Category

Delete Wild animals

 

In category

Fish (54)

Mammals (11)

Birdwatching Guides (10)

Insects & Spiders (6)

Reptiles & Amphibians (5)

Animal Rights (1)

Bears (1)

Butterflies & Moths (1)

 

Audience

Adult (126)

 

Publisher

Skyhorse (92)

Stackpole Books (11)

eBookIt.com (5)

 

Total Loans

All (102)

20 - 40 (102)

40 - 100 (0)

Over 100 (0)

More options

Results : 1 - 50 of 126 Sorted by : 

Fishing Stories

by Nick Lyons & Mari Lyons Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

All fishermen who have fished for a lifetime have baskets of great stories and reminiscences about the sport they love. Nick Lyons’s new collection is chock-full of them. From fishing a small Catskill creek...


Bugs Up Close

by John Hallmén & Lars-Åke Janzon Skyhorse (November 25, 2014)

Bugs are usually so small that we hardly notice them, let alone think of them as living beings. But call upon the magnifying glass, and a shapeless jumble of legs, wings, and antennae suddenly start staring...


The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing

by Tom Rosenbauer, David Klausmeyer & Conway X. Bowman Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

In this compendium of fly fishing from three of the most respected names in the sport, Tom Rosenbauer, David Klausmeyer, and Conway X. Bowman share all of their most successful fly-fishing secrets. With tips...


Lemon Trees and Bumblebees

by Diane Sherrouse Elmgate Publishing Company (June 25, 2014)

Lemon Trees and Bumblebees presents the magic of pollination, the dance of bees and flowers, to a young audience. With engaging wit and charm, using just the right combination of creative descriptions and fanciful...


Aloft

by Stephen Bodio & Sy Montgomery Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

The humble pigeon is anything but “common” to those who know the true nature of these birds. This bird is so enamored by some that, for over six thousand years, people have devoted themselves to the art of...


Fisherman's Bible

by Jay Cassell & Kirk Deeter Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

In the tradition of the bestselling Shooter’s Bible, Skyhorse Publishing presents the Fisherman’s Bible, the most complete reference guide for new fishing equipment and their specifications. Now, anglers...


Touching the Wild

by Joe Hutto Skyhorse (April 01, 2014)

In Illumination in the Flatwoods, Joe Hutto unveiled the secret lives of wild turkeys to great critical acclaim, which resulted in the Emmy Award–winning PSB documentary My Life as a Turkey. Now Hutto has done...


The Orvis Streamside Guide to Trout Foods and Their Imitations

by Tom Rosenbauer Skyhorse (March 11, 2014)

Every fly fisher would agree that knowing your mayflies from your stoneflies is strongly correlated with a successful day on the water. This knowledge is vital because, as author Tom Rosenbauer notes, trout...


Fisherman's Winter

by Roderick L. Haig-Brown & Nick Lyons Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

Originally published in 1954, Fisherman’s Winter is Roderick Haig-Brown’s final installment in his well-known “seasons” cycle. With a unique blend of experience and observation, Haig-Brown brings readers...


The Natural Superiority of Mules

by John Hauer & Sue Cole Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

Mules are hybrids within the animal kingdom—the infertile offspring of male donkeys and female horses. Baby mules are more playful and curious than their other equine cousins, and the mature mule is one of...


The Frog with Self-Cleaning Feet

by Michael Bright Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

Did you know that an ostrich egg can make an omelet for ten people? How about that crocodiles have the world’s most powerful bite, yet their mouths can be held shut by a man’s bare hands? Or that box jellyfish...


Fisherman's Fall

by Roderick L. Haig-Brown Skyhorse (October 08, 2013)

Originally published in 1964, Fisherman’s Fall brings a unique perspective to the world of fall fishing. In the preface, Robert L. Haig-Brown ruminates on the attempts to preserve the salmon and trout in the...


The Biggle Swine Book

by Jacob Biggle Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

When Jacob Biggle first published The Biggle Swine Book in 1898, hog husbandry was undergoing major changes. New feeding methods had come into vogue, new breeds of hogs had been developed, and significant progress...


The Biggle Bee Book

by Jacob Biggle Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

“As long as I can remember, even as a boy, there were bees kept on our farm,” wrote Jacob Biggle in his preface to The Biggle Bee Book. “If for no other reason than to insure the proper fertilization...


Astream

by Robert DeMott & Howell Raines Skyhorse (June 11, 2012)

This marvelous collection features stories from some of America’s finest and most respected writers about one of the world’s most solitary and satisfying sports: fly fishing. For the first time, the stories...


Global Warming - The Polar Bear and the Monkeys

by Okolo Chime Anianwu eBookIt.com (September 02, 2013)

Global Warming, The Polar Bear and The Monkeys is a book that targets young people but the adults who have read it expressed immense pleasure at the contents. The havoc climate change is causing around the world...


Neptune Speaks

by Robert Wintner Skyhorse (August 13, 2012)

Neptune Speaks is packed with full-color photographs of tropical fish on every page, but this book is more than just a beautiful guide. It’s a call to defend the creatures of the sea that are under attack...


U.S. Guide to Venomous Snakes and Their Mimics

by Scott Shupe Skyhorse (February 11, 2011)

This easy-to-use guide is the most comprehensive resource for snake admirers in the United States. Full-color photographs for almost every snake in the country make for easy reference, and dividing the snakes...


The Wonders of the Jungle, Book 2

by Prince Ghosh eBookIt.com (July 11, 2013)

An elephant herd is a kind of republic, something like the United States of America, only much smaller and much simpler. So its leader is a sort of president. He is usually the wisest elephant in the herd.

You...


Venomous Snakes of the World

by Department of the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery & Scott Shupe Skyhorse (June 26, 2013)

Originally published in 1962, and fully updated and colorized by Scott Shupe, Poisonous Snakes of the World is the perfect practical guide to not only snake bite survival, but to understand and identifying every...


The Doctrine of Presence

by Benjamin Vance Benjamin Vance (June 09, 2013)

The Doctrine of Presence introduces the reader to honest men and women challenged with half-truths and false accusations during their attempts to expose animal abuse among wildlife cinematographers in Kenya....


The White Drake and Other Tales (Mermaids Classics)

by Ann Scott-Moncrieff eBookIt.com (May 18, 2013)

The White Drake and Other Tales by Ann Scott-Moncrieff (1914-1943) is childrens book which was first published in 1936. It was illustrasted by Rojan and contains a volume of short stories including:

- THE WHITE...


The Life-Story of Insects

by George H. Carpenter eBookIt.com (March 25, 2013)

Insects as a whole are preeminently creatures of the land and the air. This is shown not only by the possession of wings by a vast majority of the class, but by the mode of breathing to which reference has already...


Eyes of the Wild: Journeys of Transformation with the Animal Powers

by Eleanor O'Hanlon John Hunt Publishing (December 06, 2012)

The shamanic understanding of animals as guides to self-knowledge and the soul comes alive in close encounters with some of the most magnificent creatures of the wild.


How Long Can a Fly Fly?: 175 Answers to Possible and Impossible Questions about Animals

by Lars-Åke Janzon Skyhorse (November 09, 2012)

Get to know more than the usual facts and stats about animals, both familiar and rare! How Long Can a Fly Fly? will answer all your animal questions, along with plenty more you’ve never even thought to ask....


The Hidden World of the Fox

by Adele Brand William Morrow (October 22, 2019)

One of Publishers Weekly's Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2019

British ecologist Adele Brand has devoted her life to understanding the fabled yet enigmatic fox. Now she reveals their secrets in her extraordinary...


Study of Animals Extinct in the Historic Period

by Charles E. Blanchard & Alfred Russel Wallace Lm Publishers (September 05, 2019)

"All beings are exposed to more or less frequent dangers, and are constantly struggling to defend their lives. They have to dread the inclemency of the seasons, and must perish if they fail to find a sufficiency...


Mental Capacities of the Elephant

by Andrew Wilson & William Temple Hornaday Lm Publishers (September 05, 2019)

The principal purpose of this book is to show the scope and quality of intelligence displayed by the animals of a certain species, the elephant, and to afford some data for a comparison of the mental processes...


The Migration of Birds

by Thomas A. Coward Lm Publishers (September 04, 2019)

This is a complete study of the cause and reasons of the migration of birds. What makes Birds Migrate? Migration is the act of changing an abode or resting place, the wandering or movement from one place to...


Natural History of the Kangaroo

by George J. Mivart Lm Publishers (September 04, 2019)

The kangaroos have now become familiar objects to all who visit our Zoölogical Gardens, or who are familiar with any considerable zoölogical museum. Their general external form, when seen in the attitude they...


The Hebrides (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 76)

by J. M. Boyd & I. L. Boyd William Collins (April 18, 2019)

A complete natural history of the Hebrides – an area of great natural beauty, which draws back thousands of visitors year after year to its wonderful scenery and abundant wildlife.

The Hebrides is an area...


Mammals in the British Isles (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 68)

by L. Harrison Matthews William Collins (April 18, 2019)

Mammals in the British Isles looks at the influences on their numbers and distribution, both now and in the past, examines aspects of their biology with emphasis on function and physiology, and concludes with...


British Seals (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 57)

by H. R. Hewer William Collins (February 28, 2019)

A comprehensive account of the seal’s migratory patterns, methods of hunting and patterns of reproduction.

While seals are a perennial favourite among visitors to zoos for their playful and engaging behaviour,...


Birding New England

by Randi Minetor & Nic Minetor Falcon Guides (May 01, 2019)

Birdwatching is for everyone. No other outdoor pursuit yields so much knowledge of nature’s ways with so little effort—if one knows what to look for. Birding New England opens the world of birding to the...


It's the Little Things

by Richard Austin Workman Publishing Company (October 01, 2019)

Put your best hoof forward.

 

Combining the irresistible sweetness of the Pocket Pigs of Pennywell Farm with words of wisdom about embracing all that life has to offer, It’s the Little Things is a book filled...


Snakemaster

by Austin Stevens Skyhorse (May 21, 2019)

Known as the original “Snakemaster” from his various television shows, Austin Stevens is one of the most famous herpetologists in the world. From his show Austin Stevens: Snakemaster on Animal Planet to his...


The Doryman's Reflection

by Paul Molyneaux Seahorse (July 25, 2017)

What happens when the oceans are emptied of all their fish? What happens when three hundred years of human knowledge and expertise disappear before the onslaught of the technology-driven world?

The Doryman’s...


My Patients Like Treats

by Duncan MacVean Skyhorse (May 01, 2018)

It’s all fun and games until somebody ends up in a cone.

Physicians used to make house calls. Today, a few veterinarians still do. Duncan MacVean, DVM, is one such vet. His patients range from cats and dogs...


Predation ID Manual

by Kurt Alt & Matthew Eckert Skyhorse (October 17, 2017)

Part of the challenges and rewards of being a field biologist is being able recreate a predation event. But that experience is often difficult and frustrating, as time, weather, and other factors can be make...


Artful Profiles of Trout, Char, and Salmon and the Classic Flies That Catch Them

by Dave Whitlock & Emily Whitlock Skyhorse (June 05, 2018)

It is with passion and clarity that Dave Whitlock describes trout, salmon, char, and how to fly fish for them. Artful Profiles of Trout, Char, and Salmon and the Flies That Catch Them is a collection of articles...


Pigs of Paradise

by T. R. Todd Skyhorse (October 16, 2018)

“The Bahamas are famous for sun, sand—and swimming pigs.” —National Geographic

In the middle of paradise, with billionaires and celebrities for neighbors, is an island populated only by swimming pigs....


The Real Wolf

by Ted B. Lyon & Will N. Graves Skyhorse (April 03, 2018)

The Real Wolf is an in-depth study of the impact that wolves have had on big game and livestock populations as a federally protected species. Expert authors Ted B. Lyon and Will N. Graves, sift through the myths...


Practical Fishing Knots

by Geoffrey Budworth Skyhorse (April 01, 2010)

Are you or someone you know an avid fisherman? Have you been looking for a one-stop guide for all your fishing knot needs? Then look no further. Practical Fishing Knots illustrates how to tie more than seventy-five...


Inventing Montana

by Ted Leeson Skyhorse (September 01, 2009)

Every summer for two decades, Ted Leeson and a maverick group of close companions have returned to an old ranch house on the benchland overlooking the Madison River. Trout and fly fishing may be at the heart...


The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing

by The Orvis Company & Tom Rosenbauer Skyhorse (February 15, 2011)

This book, written with the support of America's oldest fishing tackle business, offers beginners a chance to learn the fundamentals of the great sport of fly fishing quickly and easily. The Orvis Guide to...


How it Feels to Be Attcked by a Shark

by Michelle Hamer Skyhorse (October 17, 2007)

What does it feel like to find yourself in the grip of a 15-foot Great White shark? To be struck not once but twice by lightning? Here are 40 incredible true-life stories of people who lived through the most...


Trout and Their Food

by Dave Whitlock Skyhorse (April 01, 2010)

Anew book by Dave Whitlock, author of some of the best books on fly fishing ever written, is a reason for fly fishermen to celebrate—and the aim of this book is simple. Whitlock wants to take the guesswork...


Upland Autumn

by William G. Tapply Skyhorse (October 01, 2009)

In this collection of original stories, highly acclaimed novelist and outdoor writer William Tapply shares his finest stories of bird hunting in the Northeast country. Every season for over thirty years, Tapply...


The Complete Book of Fly Tying

by Eric Leiser, Jack Gartside & C. Boyd Pfeiffer Skyhorse (March 01, 2008)

Here is a book for fly tiers, beginners and experts alike, that provides foolproof directions for tying all types of flies. Unlike specialized books that describe particular types or styles of flies, this book...


Something's Fishy

by Ted Williams & Paul Guernsey Skyhorse (October 17, 2007)

Well-known nature and conservation writer Ted Williams is an avid fisherman who has devoted many years to writing about the sport and advocating the preservation of bodies of water and species of fish. Here,...