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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,...


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...


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...


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,...


Flying Blind: One Man's Adventures Battling Buckthorn, Making Peace with Authority, and Creating a Home for Endangered Bats

by Don Mitchell Chelsea Green Publishing (September 27, 2013)

When Middlebury writing professor Don Mitchell was approached by a biologist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department about tracking endangered Indiana bats on his 150-acre farm in Vermont's picturesque...


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...


Badger Behaviour, Conservation & Rehabilitation: 70 Years of Getting to Know Badgers

by George E. Pearce Pelagic Publishing (January 01, 2011)

A fascinating insight into the badger's world. Badger biology, life in the sett, rescue & rehabilitation, consultancy, badgers & farming, and badger-watching with George Pearce, an expert on badgers who has...


Behemoth

by Ronald B. Tobias Harper Perennial (October 08, 2013)

In the two hundred years since their arrival in America, elephants have worked on farms, mills, mines, and railroads, in Hollywood, and in professional baseball. They've contributed to the national discourse...


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,...


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...


Kentucky Wildlife Encyclopedia

by Scott Shupe Skyhorse (May 08, 2018)

From the earliest European exploration and settlement of Kentucky, the state’s wildlife has played an important role. Men like the legendary Daniel Boone were in part lured to Kentucky by the opportunity to...


The Ohio Wildlife Encyclopedia

by Scott Shupe Skyhorse (May 29, 2018)

Ohio’s wildlife has always played an important role in the history of human beings inhabiting the state. Native Americans depended on birds, mammals, and fish for sustenance and the state’s first Europeans...


Bat Roosts in Trees

by Bat Tree Habitat Key Pelagic Publishing (November 19, 2018)

This is a guide to finding tree-roosts. It is the result of the collaborative efforts of professional surveyors and amateur naturalists across Europe as part of the Bat Tree Habitat Key project, and represents...


The Illinois Wildlife Encyclopedia

by Scott Shupe Skyhorse (April 02, 2019)

Illinois’s wildlife has always played an important role in the history of human beings inhabiting the state. Native Americans depended on birds, mammals, and fish for sustenance and the state’s first Europeans...


The Unexpected Genius of Pigs

by Matt Whyman HarperCollins (October 04, 2018)

We often consider dogs to be our enduring sidekicks but the truth is domestic pigs have played a role in our lives for nearly as long.

Pigs are highly social and smart. They like to play. They’re inventive,...


Reindeer

by Tilly Smith The History Press (October 01, 2018)

In this enchanting book, Tilly Smith leads the reader through the cold and extraordinary natural history of the reindeer. A creature that is often used to adorn the winter season, the reindeer has been domesticated...


Hedgehog (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 137)

by Pat Morris William Collins (June 28, 2018)

The hedgehog is regularly voted Britain’s favourite mammal, and yet we know surprisingly little about the life of this spiny mammal. Pat Morris provides an all-encompassing new study of the hedgehog and its...


A Field Guide to the Mammals of Egypt

by Richard Hoath The American University in Cairo Press (May 01, 2009)

A Field Guide to the Mammals of Egypt is the first comprehensive field guide to every mammal species recorded in contemporary Egypt, from gazelle to gerbil, from hyena to hyrax. Each mammal species is described...


Eager

by Ben Goldfarb Chelsea Green Publishing (June 27, 2018)

In Eager, environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb reveals that our modern idea of what a healthy landscape looks like and how it functions is wrong, distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out millions of...


Polar Bears In The Wild

by Joe McDonald Amherst Media (May 15, 2018)

Polar bears are the largest of all of the earth’s land predators. In this evocative book, you’ll learn about the bears’ daily habits—from eating, to playing, to sleeping, to socializing, and mating....


A Private Sort of Life

by Bridget MacCaskill Whittles Publishing (April 19, 2016)

Bridget MacCaskill has been observing otters for many years and studies undertaken with her late husband, Don, resulted in books and a film about otters and their environment. Otters are fascinating and delightful...


Wildcat Haven

by Mike Tomkies Whittles Publishing (May 31, 2016)

Some seven years after abandoning the life of an international journalist for a life in the wilds, Mike Tomkies began a remarkable experiment, rearing the most ferocious animal to roam wild in Britain - the...


Big Cats

by Rick Minter Whittles Publishing (February 10, 2016)

Right across Britain, people are making remarkable claims - they are reporting large feral cats resembling panthers, pumas and lynx. Month after month the sightings continue with citizens from all walks of life...


Large Mammals of the Rocky Mountains

by Jack Ballard Falcon Guides (May 01, 2018)

This is the ultimate guide to big mammals of the Rocky Mountains—Elk, Grizzly Bears, Wolves, Bison, Black Bears, Moose, Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Lions, and Whitetail Deer. This book offers up substantive yet...


Wild Maine

by Bill Silliker Jr. Down East Books (January 01, 2004)

Wild Maine is not only a book of outstanding images of wild mammals and birds from around the state, but it is also a collection of anecdotes and amusing stories about photographer Bill Silliker's interactions...


Twelve Days of Terror

by M. G. D. Fernicola Lyons Press (May 02, 2016)

Upon the 100th anniversary of the most terrifying stretch of shark attacks in American history--a wave said to have been the inspiration for Jaws--comes a reissue of the classic Lyons Press account and investigation....


Bighorn Sheep

by Jack Ballard Falcon Guides (October 21, 2014)

Falcon Pocket Guide: Bighorn Sheep presents readers with substantive yet easily digestible information on this majestic animal. Where do they live? What enemies do they have? How do they communicate?  This...


Moose

by Jack Ballard Falcon Guides (May 06, 2014)

Falcon Pocket Guide: Moose presents readers with substantive yet easily digestible information on this elusive animal. Where do moose live? What enemies do they have? How do they communicate? This book contains...


Wolves

by Jack Ballard Falcon Guides (November 20, 2012)

Wolves: A Falcon Field Guide presents readers with substantive yet easily digestible information on this most feared yet misunderstood predator. Where do wolves live? What enemies do they have? How do they...


Whitetail Deer

by Jack Ballard Falcon Guides (October 15, 2016)

Whitetail Deer presents readers with substantive yet easily digestible information on this medium-size animal. Where do they live? How do they communicate? This book contains all the information you need to...


Mammals of the African Savanna - Animal Book 2nd Grade | Children's Animal Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (July 15, 2017)

Have you ever been to the African Savanna? If you haven't yet, then this is your chance to go! This book will introduce the mammals that live in the African Savanna. There are pictures and select facts that...


Have You Ever Seen A Blue Whale? Animal Book Age 4 | Children's Animal Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Have you ever laid eyes on a blue whale? They are the biggest animals on sea! Learn some amazing facts about them and where you can possibly spot them next in this cool animal book for kids. Encouraging your...


What are Mammals? Animal Book for 2nd Grade | Children's Animal Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Enter the world of mammals and learn about the characteristics that make them stand out from the rest of the animal kingdom. Reading is an enlightening experience that boosts your child’s “I can do it”...


The Elk of North America

by Olaus J. Murie Stackpole Books (September 15, 2017)

This is an outstanding treatise on one of America’s most widely hunted and most important big-game animals. Although thousands of sportsmen take to the field each year in quest of trophies, the perpetuation...


Yellowstone Bison: Conserving an American Icon in Modern Society

by P.J. White, Rick L. Wallen & David E. Hallac Yellowstone Association (February 16, 2015)

Yellowstone Bison: Conserving an American Icon in Modern Society examines the history of bison conservation and management in the United States, compiles the latest scientific information about Yellowstone bison,...


Sure-Fire Whitetail Tactics

by John Weiss & Peter J. Fiduccia Skyhorse (November 08, 2016)

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a first-time deer hunter, you will find plenty of solid advice delivered in a knowledgeable yet comprehensible manner in Sure-Fire Whitetail Tactics. In this essential...


The Beaver, Second Edition

by Dietland Müller-Schwarze Comstock Publishing Associates (April 07, 2011)

This book is designed to satisfy the curiosity and answer the questions of anyone with an interest in these animals, from students who enjoy watching beaver ponds at nature centers to homeowners and land managers....


Biology and Conservation of Martens, Sables, and Fishers

by Keith B. Aubry, William J. Zielinski, Martin G. Raphael & Gilbert Proulx et al. Comstock Publishing Associates

Mammals in the genus Martes are mid-sized carnivores of great importance to forest ecosystems. This book, the successor to Martens, Sables, and Fishers: Biology and Conservation, provides a scientific basis...


The Otters’ Tale

by Simon Cooper William Collins (March 23, 2017)

Shortlisted for THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2017 ‘The best popular account of the lives of otters written so far’ Richard Shelton, Times Literary Supplement

When Simon Cooper bought an abandoned water mill that...


Love For & From My 4-Legged Son: How an ordinary golden retriever became an extraordinary dog

by Michael N Marcus Silver Sands Books (April 13, 2017)

This is the story of the amazing Hunter J. Marcus (my "four-legged son"). Hunter lived for 15 years and three months. He was a golden retriever and the typical lifespan for a "golden" is 10-12 years, so he definitely...


The Incredible Sea Mammals | Children's Science & Nature

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Virtually make your kids plunge and dive into the deep blue seas and meet the incredible sea mammals down there. Your kids will truly drown with the overflowing facts that they can find in this edition of Children’s...


Mammals: Animal Group Science Book For Kids | Children's Zoology Books Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

What do you know about mammals? As the animal group that humans belong to, mammals have so many similarities with us. It’s time to learn what those similarities are in order to point out the differences, too....


Mammals of the High Mountain Ranges | Children's Science & Nature

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Mammals are truly amazing! Some live in the sea, others in forests and still others are high up in the mountain ranges! It seems like everywhere you go, there's a mammal just waiting to be seen and identified....


Elephant House

by Nigel Rothfels & Dick Blau Penn State University Press (October 21, 2015)

In Elephant House, photographer Dick Blau and historian Nigel Rothfels offer a thought-provoking study of the Oregon Zoo’s Asian Elephant Building and the daily routines of its residents—human and pachyderm...


Among the Bone Eaters

by Marcus Baynes-Rock & Elizabeth Marshall Thomas Penn State University Press (August 31, 2015)

Biologists studying large carnivores in wild places usually do so from a distance, using telemetry and noninvasive methods of data collection. So what happens when an anthropologist studies a clan of spotted...


Cow: A Bovine Biography

by Florian Werner, Doris Ecker & Temple Grandin Greystone Books (October 21, 2011)

She is everywhere: as a vehicle for both farmers and advertisers, a subject for research scientists and poets, and ever-present in the form of lucky charms, children's toys, or simply as a tasty sandwich-filler....


The Ultimate Guide to Crossbow Hunting

by Joe Byers Skyhorse (October 25, 2016)

Get in on the hunting method sweeping the nation.

The Ultimate Guide to Crossbow Hunting offers everything you need to know about the sport and its gear, from acquiring a bow to hunting popular big game animals. ...


Mammal Tracks & Sign: A Guide to North American Species

by Mark Elbroch Stackpole Books (August 01, 2003)

Detailed track and trail data for 135 species with actual-size track illustrations.


The Eurasian Beaver Handbook: Ecology and Management of Castor fiber

by Róisín Campbell-Palmer, Derek Gow, Gerhard Schwab & Duncan Halley et al. Pelagic Publishing (August 15, 2016)

This book presents a detailed overview of the ecology and behaviour of the Eurasian beaver. It shows how to recognise the presence and activities of beavers. It provides tried and tested methods for mitigating...