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Australian Bird Names: Origins and Meanings

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Australian Bird Names: Origins and Meanings

Ian Fraser, Jeannie Gray

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

Paperback

An entertaining account of the stories behind the names of Australian birds. [more]

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Dragon Lizards of Australia: Evolution, Ecology and a Comprehensive Field Guide

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Dragon Lizards of Australia: Evolution, Ecology and a Comprehensive Field...

Jane Meville

Animal ecology

Paperback

The only title available on Australian Dragon Lizards including the most recent understanding of their origins and life history.<br... [more]

$49.95

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Thor Hanson

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

A superb natural and cultural history of bees - the only such book to celebrate their full diversity. [more]

$22.99

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Birds of Prey of Australia: A Field Guide

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Birds of Prey of Australia: A Field Guide

Stephen Debus

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Provides a field guide to Australia's iconic raptors and a handbook of our current knowledge. [more]

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Cats in Australia: Companion and Killer

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Cats in Australia: Companion and Killer

John C. Z. Woinarski, Sarah M. Legge, Chris R. Dickman

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Zoology: Mammals; Conservation of the environment

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A discussion of the impact of cats, their relationship with people, and their management. [more]

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A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

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A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

Michael Ryan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Neurosciences; Zoology: Mammals

Paperback

Subtitle in pre-publication: The evolution of attraction in animals and humans. [more]

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Elephant

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Elephant

Errol Fuller

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

In this stunningly illustrated volume, Fuller provides a rich and moving portrait of elephants, exploring their natural history,... [more]

$74.99

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Birds of Sri Lanka

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Birds of Sri Lanka

Gehan de Silvia Wijeyeratne, Deepal Warakagoda

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

The definitive identification tool for the visiting birdwatcher. The lead author is Sri Lanka's top field birder and discoverer... [more]

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Incredible Journeys: Exploring the Wonders of Animal Navigation

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Incredible Journeys: Exploring the Wonders of Animal Navigation

David Barrie

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

A book about animal navigation - how creatures, great and small, find their way and how brilliantly they manage without benefit... [more]

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Australian Magpie: Biology and Behaviour of an Unusual Songbird

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Australian Magpie: Biology and Behaviour of an Unusual Songbird

Gisela Kaplan

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

An insight into the cognition, communication and social structure of this iconic Australian bird. [more]

$45.00

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The Psychology of Dog Ownership

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The Psychology of Dog Ownership

Theresa Barlow, Craig Roberts

Psychology; Animal behaviour; Dogs as pets

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What are the benefits of owning a dog on health and well-being? Why does a `problem dog' behave as it does and how can owners... [more]

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

Thomas D. Seeley

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Following the Wild Bees is both a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural world and a guide to the ingenious methods... [more]

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The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild

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The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild

Thomas D Seeley

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Hardback

How the lives of wild honey bees offer vital lessons for saving the world's managed bee colonies Humans have kept honey... [more]

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Thinking Like a Parrot: Perspectives from the Wild

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Thinking Like a Parrot: Perspectives from the Wild

Alan Bond, Judy Diamond

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

Hardback

People form enduring emotional bonds with other animal species, such as dogs, cats, and horses. For the most part, these are... [more]

$69.00

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

Elli H. Radinger

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: mammals

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Love your family, care for your those around you, never give up and always find time to have fun - these are the golden rules... [more]

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Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas

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Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas

Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

The nation of Bhutan and the Indian states of Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh together form the eastern arm of the Himalayas.... [more]

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Reptiles of Victoria: A Guide to Identification and Ecology

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Reptiles of Victoria: A Guide to Identification and Ecology

John Coventry

Reptiles; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Paperback

Illustrated descriptions of the 123 native, introduced and vagrant reptile species in the state. [more]

$49.99

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Nature's Giants: The Biology and Evolution of the World's Largest Lifeforms

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Nature's Giants: The Biology and Evolution of the World's Largest Lifeforms...

Graeme Ruxton

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Zoology: Mammals; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

A beautifully illustrated exploration of the science behind the awe-inspiring giants of past and present [more]

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Field Guide to Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-East Asia

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Field Guide to Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-East Asia

Gerald R. Allen

Fishes (ichthyology)

Paperback

This phenomenally successful guide to the wealth and variety of fish in Australia's tropical waters - including the Great... [more]

$35.00

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Obaysch: A Hippopotamus in Victorian London

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Obaysch: A Hippopotamus in Victorian London

John Simons

History; Animal behaviour

Paperback

Obaysch: A Hippopotamus in Victorian London tells the remarkable story of Obaysch the hippopotamus, the first 'star' animal... [more]

$35.00

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Dragonflies & Damselfies: A natural history

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Dragonflies & Damselfies: A natural history

Dennis Paulson

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Hardback

This book brings these insects to life. As well as providing a broad introduction... [more]

$49.99

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Plankton: A Guide to Their Ecology and for Water Quality

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Plankton: A Guide to Their Ecology and for Water Quality

Iain M. Suthers

Ecological science, the Biosphere; Freshwater biology, limnology; Zoology: Invertebrates

Hardback

A fully updated introduction to the biology, ecology and identification of plankton. [more]

$79.99

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Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Teach Us about Ourselves

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Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Teach Us about Ourselves...

Frans de Waal

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals

Hardback

Mama's Last Hug is a whirlwind tour of new ideas and findings about animal emotions, based on Frans de Waal's renowned studies... [more]

$32.99

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Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates

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Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates

David Bowles, James Swaby, Harold Harlan

Personal & public health; Zoology: Invertebrates

Paperback

An illustrated guide to aid identification, provide protection measures and guidance on treatment. [more]

$59.99

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Birds of Thailand

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Birds of Thailand

Michael Webster

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A neat series of truly portable guides designed for the nature-loving traveler. [more]

$19.99

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