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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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How Do Worms Work?: A Gardener's Collection of Curious Questions and Astonishing Answers

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How Do Worms Work?: A Gardener's Collection of Curious Questions and Astonishing...

Guy Barter

Reference works; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Ever wondered how worms breathe? Or why exactly trees are so big? This book covers all aspects of gardens and gardening, and... [more]

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Space Oddities: Our Strange Attempts to Explain the Universe

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Space Oddities: Our Strange Attempts to Explain the Universe

S. D. Tucker

Social & cultural history; UFOs & extraterrestrial beings; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Flat worlds, moon men, Martian canals and other strange ideas from beyond the stars [more]

$44.95

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How to Read Water: Clues & Patterns from Puddles to the Sea

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How to Read Water: Clues & Patterns from Puddles to the Sea

Tristan Gooley

Mathematics & Sciences; Maritime & nautical trades; The natural world, country life & pets; Active outdoor pursuits

Paperback

The author of the top ten bestseller The Walker's Guide and The Natural Navigator unlocks the secrets hidden in the water... [more]

$22.99

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As Kingfishers Catch Fire: Birds & Books

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As Kingfishers Catch Fire: Birds & Books

Alex Preston, Neil Gower

Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

As Kingfishers Catch Fire: Birds and Books is an illustrated and visually stunning exploration of birds in literature, from... [more]

$49.99

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The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird's Egg

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The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird's Egg

Tim Birkhead

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A bird's egg is a nearly perfect survival capsule--an external womb--and one of natural selection s most wonderful creations.... [more]

$21.99

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A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia

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A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia

Robert Whyte, Greg Anderson

Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

This definitive guide, written by experts in the field, offers a window into a fascinating world. Notorious species such as... [more]

$49.95

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The Cambridge Photographic Atlas of Galaxies

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The Cambridge Photographic Atlas of Galaxies

Michael Konig, Stefan Binnewies

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Galaxies - the Milky Way's siblings - offer a surprising variety of forms and colours. This volume showcases around 250 beautiful... [more]

$81.95

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Reed Concise Guide Snakes of Australia

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Reed Concise Guide Snakes of Australia

Gerry Swan

Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Paperback

A new addition to our exciting series of concise field guides, it is the ultimate keep-in-your-pocket guide to Australian... [more]

$14.99

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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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The Family Album of Wild Africa

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The Family Album of Wild Africa

Laurent Baheux

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Now available in a small format edition - French photographer Laurent Baheux uses the medium of black-and-white photography... [more]

$99.00

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The Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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The Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK

Popular astronomy & space; Children's & Educational

Hardback

From planets and stars to black holes and the Big Bang, take a journey through the wonders of the universe. Featuring topics... [more]

$39.99

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Island Home

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Island Home

Tim Winton

Biography; Autobiography: literary; The countryside, country life

Paperback

The natural world, in Tim Winton's novels, is as much a living presence as any character, and what is true of his work is... [more]

$24.99

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Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, and Climate Change: How Weather Shapes Our Everyday Lives

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Treading on Thin Air: Atmospheric Physics, Forensic Meteorology, and Climate...

Elizabeth Austin

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Weather

Paperback

Weather is an inescapable part of our daily lives, from the nuances of air travel to the future of climate change. Our past,... [more]

$23.95

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Zen Garden Litter Box: A Little Piece of Mindfulness

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Zen Garden Litter Box: A Little Piece of Mindfulness

Sarah Royal

Cats as pets; Stationery items

Mixed media product

This kit includes:<br /><br />Litter box tray 2 miniature cats Bag... [more]

$14.99

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Complete Book of Dogs

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Complete Book of Dogs

Rosie Pilbeam

Dogs as pets

Hardback

The definitive dog-owner's guide with up-to-date breeds, nutrition, care, step-by-step training techniques, and dog sports.... [more]

$59.95

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Tide: The Science and Lore of the Greatest Force on Earth

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Tide: The Science and Lore of the Greatest Force on Earth

Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Half of the world's population today lives in coastal regions lapped by tidal waters. In this title, the author explores the... [more]

$24.99

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The Trainable Cat: How to Make Life Happier for You and Your Cat

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The Trainable Cat: How to Make Life Happier for You and Your Cat

John Bradshaw, Sarah Ellis

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

Paperback

'Amazing' Guardian From the on-screen experts for BBC2's Cat Watch, and based on their groundbreaking research - this is... [more]

$24.99

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In Search of Stardust: Amazing Micrometeorites and Their Terrestrial Imposters

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In Search of Stardust: Amazing Micrometeorites and Their Terrestrial Imposters...

Jon Larsen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

In Search of Stardust is the first comprehensive popular science book about micrometeorites. It's illustrated with 1,500 previously... [more]

$29.99

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The Running Hare: The Secret Life of Farmland

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The Running Hare: The Secret Life of Farmland

John Lewis-Stempel

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest; The countryside, country life

Paperback

The Sunday Times Bestseller - SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2017 Traditional ploughland is disappearing. [more]

$19.99

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The Peregrine: 50th Anniversary Edition

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The Peregrine: 50th Anniversary Edition

J. A. Baker

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Reissue of J. A. Baker's extraordinary classic of British nature writing, with an exclusive new afterword by Robert Macfarlane.... [more]

$27.99

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Spectral Atlas for Amateur Astronomers: A Guide to the Spectra of Astronomical Objects and Terrestrial Light Sources

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Spectral Atlas for Amateur Astronomers: A Guide to the Spectra of Astronomical...

Richard Walker

Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Featuring detailed commented spectral profiles of more than one hundred astronomical objects, in colour, this spectral reference... [more]

$109.95

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Animals Of A Bygone Era: An Illustrated Compendium

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Animals Of A Bygone Era: An Illustrated Compendium

Maja Safstrom

Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Children's & Educational

Hardback

A beautifully illustrated collection of fascinating, surprising, and funny facts about extinct animals. --Publisher. [more]

$24.99

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Something About Emus: Bininj Stories from Western Arnhem Land

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Something About Emus: Bininj Stories from Western Arnhem Land

Murray Garde

History; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

The emu is an iconic Australian bird of significance to all Australians, but especially so to Indigenous Australians who have... [more]

$39.95

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Rain: Four Walks in English Weather

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Rain: Four Walks in English Weather

Melissa Harrison

The countryside, country life; Weather; Travel & holiday

Paperback

A wonderful meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison.<br... [more]

$19.99

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