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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

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

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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

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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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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

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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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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

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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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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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The Walking Whales: From Land to Water in Eight Million Years

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The Walking Whales: From Land to Water in Eight Million Years

J. G. M. 'Hans' Thewissen

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine & freshwater mammals; Palaeontology

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Gives an account of the discoveries that brought to light the early fossil record of whales. This title helps reader senses... [more]

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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

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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

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Illustrated descriptions of the 123 native, introduced and vagrant reptile species in the state. [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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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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The Last Butterflies: A Scientist's Quest to Save a Rare and Vanishing Creature

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The Last Butterflies: A Scientist's Quest to Save a Rare and Vanishing Creature...

Nick Haddad

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Animal ecology; Insects (entomology); Biodiversity; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Hardback

A remarkable look at the rarest butterflies, how global changes threaten their existence, and how we can bring them back from... [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)

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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]

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Once a Wolf: The Science Behind Our Dogs' Astonishing Genetic Evolution

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Once a Wolf: The Science Behind Our Dogs' Astonishing Genetic Evolution...

Bryan Sykes (Oxford Ancestors)

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Animal behaviour; Dogs as pets

Hardback

The author of Seven Daughters of Eve returns with a lively account of how all dogs are descended from a mere handful of wolves.... [more]

$51.95

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things

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The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things...

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Botany & plant sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

but The Secret Network of Nature gives us a chance to marvel at the inner workings and unlikely partnerships of the natural... [more]

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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution

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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian...

Lee Alan Dugatkin, Lyudmila Trut

European history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

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The crazy story of how Soviet scientists in Siberia in the 1950s embarked on a project to turn foxes into dogs through selective... [more]

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Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life

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Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life

Michael Quetting

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Michael Quetting is exhausted and covered in goose shit... [more]

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The Honey Factory: Inside the Ingenious World of Bees

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The Honey Factory: Inside the Ingenious World of Bees

Jurgen Tautz, Diedrich Steen

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

Paperback

An insightful look inside the life of a hive and the bees that make it a home. [more]

$32.99

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