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Following Fifi: My Adventures Among Wild Chimpanzees: Lessons from our Closest Relatives

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Following Fifi: My Adventures Among Wild Chimpanzees: Lessons from our Closest...

John Crocker

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

An exhilarating quest into a remote African forest to examine chimpanzees and understand the roots of human behavior. [more]

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Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds of the World

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Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds of the World

David Alderton

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

Features the birds of the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Polar regions, with analyses of size, shape, plumage,... [more]

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Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation

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Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation

Timothy J. Jorgensen

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; Nuclear chemistry, photochemistry & radiation; Molecular biology

Paperback

More than ever before, radiation is a part of our modern daily lives. We own radiation-emitting phones, regularly get diagnostic... [more]

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds And How They Changed TheWorld

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds And How They Changed TheWorld

Tim Low

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

An authoritative and entertaining exploration of Australia's distinctive birds and their unheralded role in global evolution... [more]

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The Theory That Changed Everything: On the Origin of Species  as a Work in Progress

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The Theory That Changed Everything: On the Origin of Species as a Work...

Philip Lieberman

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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The renowned cognitive scientist Philip Lieberman demonstrates that there is no better guide to the world's living-and still... [more]

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Australia's Dangerous Snakes: Identification, Biology and Envenoming

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Australia's Dangerous Snakes: Identification, Biology and Envenoming

Peter Mirtschin, Arne Rasmussen, Scott Weinstein

Personal & public health; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; The environment

Hardback

Examines the role played by Australia's venomous snakes, the threats they face, their ecology and the latest in bite management.... [more]

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Zoo Ethics: The Challenges of Compassionate Conservation

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Zoo Ethics: The Challenges of Compassionate Conservation

Jenny Gray

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

Paperback

A discussion of the challenges of compassionate conservation in zoos, with ethical frameworks and case studies. [more]

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality

Jules Howard

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Biology s 2016 General Biology Book Prize, Death on Earth is a groundbreaking exploration... [more]

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The Language of Plants: Science, Philosophy, Literature

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The Language of Plants: Science, Philosophy, Literature

Monica Gagliano, John C. Ryan, Patricia Vieira

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Plant physiology

Paperback

Exploring the idea that plants can think, feel, and communicate as a way of reconfiguring our relationship with the natural... [more]

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Britain: A Genetic Journey

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Britain: A Genetic Journey

Alistair Moffat

History; British & Irish history; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Genetics (non-medical)

Paperback

New paperback edition, first published as The British: A Genetic Journey [more]

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Vanished and Vanishing Parrots: Profiling Extinct and Endangered Species

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Vanished and Vanishing Parrots: Profiling Extinct and Endangered Species...

Joseph Forshaw, Frank Knight

Zoology & animal sciences; Birds (ornithology); Applied ecology; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

A detailed illustrated account of parrots which have become extinct or are facing extinction. [more]

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Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

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Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

Erich Hoyt

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine & freshwater mammals; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

An award-winning author and whale researcher takes readers into 'the field' for an intimate encounter with some 90 species... [more]

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A Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed Our Species

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A Different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed Our Species

Robert Boyd

Society & Social Sciences; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Biology, life sciences; Evolution; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

How our ability to learn from each other has been the essential ingredient to our remarkable success as a species Human beings... [more]

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A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn Till Dusk

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A Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn...

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

Each of us has a unique, subjective inner world, one that we can never share directly with anyone else. But how do our physical... [more]

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Deep Thinkers: An exploration of intelligence in whales, dolphins, and porpoises

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Deep Thinkers: An exploration of intelligence in whales, dolphins, and porpoises...

Janet Mann

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

Deep Thinkers examines cetacean brains, study in the field and in captivity, it compares intelligence markers of cetaceans... [more]

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

A. N. Wilson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life [more]

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Shell, Beak, Tusk

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Shell, Beak, Tusk

Bridget Heos

Evolution; Children's & Educational

Paperback

We think of evolution as a tree with branches that make clear, linear sense - with one animal and its traits clearly derived... [more]

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Extinct Birds

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Extinct Birds

Julian P. Hume

Birds (ornithology); Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

This is the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of bird species that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years... [more]

$110.00

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Supergenes

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Supergenes

Deepak Chopra, M.D., Rudolph E Tanzi

Genetics (non-medical); Family & health; Complementary therapies, healing & health; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Originalmente publicado en ingles como Super Genes: unlock the astonishing power of your DNA for optimum health and well-being.... [more]

$31.95

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

Jo Marchant

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

A ground-breaking look at the new science behind the mind's surprising ability to heal the body, with advice and tips on how... [more]

$24.99

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett

Archaeology; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

<b>Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from... [more]

$28.00

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Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee?: Test yourself against the amazing minds of animals

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Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee?: Test yourself against the amazing minds...

Ben Ambridge

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal behaviour

Paperback

What makes humans special? What makes us different from animals? Psy-Q author Ben Ambridge's entertaining, illuminating new... [more]

$29.99

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The Gene: An Intimate History

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Genetic engineering

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Gives us an account of the fundamental unit of heredity - and a vision of both humanity's past and future. In this book, the... [more]

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

David George Haskell

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; Ecological science, the Biosphere

Paperback

The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature&rsquo;s most magnificent networkers &ndash;... [more]

$32.99

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The Dolphin Within 2: Dolphin, Doctor of the Soul

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The Dolphin Within 2: Dolphin, Doctor of the Soul

de Bergerac Olivia

Psychology; Psychological theory & schools of thought; Neurosciences; Coping with anxiety & phobias

Paperback

Olivia de Bergerac recounts her personal and professional adventure in Australia with the dolphins. She describes the different... [more]

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