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Through the Lion Gate: A History of the Berlin Zoo

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Through the Lion Gate: A History of the Berlin Zoo

Gary Bruce (Associate professor of history, University of Waterloo)

European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

In the first English-language history of the Berlin zoo, Gary Bruce traces the fascinating story of one of Germany's most... [more]

$54.95

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Michigan's Best Nature Centers and Wilderness Preserves

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Michigan's Best Nature Centers and Wilderness Preserves

Matt Forster

Zoos & wildlife parks; Eco-tourist guides

Paperback

This Michigan guidebook introduces 54 wilderness preserves and nature centers, and it utilizes full-color photographs, highlights,... [more]

$27.99

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Wildlife at war in Angola: The rise and fall of an African Eden

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Wildlife at war in Angola: The rise and fall of an African Eden

Brian J. Huntley

Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Pollution & threats to the environment; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

This book describes in fascinating detail the wildlife, wild places and wild personalities that occupied Angola's conservation... [more]

$46.95  $42.25

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The Magnificent Nahanni: The Struggle to Protect a Wild Place

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The Magnificent Nahanni: The Struggle to Protect a Wild Place

Gordon Nelson

Conservation of the environment; Pollution & threats to the environment; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

The story of protecting a stunning area of Yukon Territory, The Magnificent Nahanni extols the natural wonders of the South... [more]

$50.95  $45.85

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National Parks of Europe

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National Parks of Europe

Lonely Planet, Alexis Averbuck, Carolyn Bain, Joe Bindloss, Abigail Blasi

Zoos & wildlife parks; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

A celebration of, and practical guide to Europe's areas of incredible natural beauty. Step into a world boasting hilltop coastal... [more]

$39.99

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National Parks: Biodiversity, Management & Environmental Issues

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National Parks: Biodiversity, Management & Environmental Issues

Janet Winecoff Diaz

Biodiversity; Management of land & natural resources; Social impact of environmental issues; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

This book discusses biodiversity, management and environmental issues of several national parks around the world. The first... [more]

$283.95  $255.55

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Habitat and struggle: The case of the Kruger National Park in South Africa

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Habitat and struggle: The case of the Kruger National Park in South Africa...

Leslie Dikeni

Ecological science, the Biosphere; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

Join Leslie Dikeni in his intriguing journey into the contested state of the Kruger National Park in the early years of the... [more]

$76.95  $69.25

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A Week in Yellowstone's Thorofare: A Journey Through the Remotest Place

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A Week in Yellowstone's Thorofare: A Journey Through the Remotest Place...

Michael J. Yochim

Antiques & collectables: ceramics & glass; Zoos & wildlife parks; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

The remotest place in the US, outside of Alaska, is a region in Yellowstone National Park ironically named the Thorofare,... [more]

$36.95  $33.25

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park Handbook

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park Handbook

Carolyn V. Platt

Zoos & wildlife parks; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

In succinct, readable prose complemented by stunning historic and contemporary photographs, this updated edition of Cuyahoga... [more]

$27.95  $24.60

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Animal Modernity: Jumbo the Elephant and the Human Dilemma

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Animal Modernity: Jumbo the Elephant and the Human Dilemma

Susan Nance

Ethics & moral philosophy; Animals & society; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

The case of Jumbo exposed the 'human dilemma' of modern living, wherein people celebrated individual animals to cope or distract... [more]

$180.95  $162.85

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Menageries in Britain 1100-2000

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Menageries in Britain 1100-2000

Christine E. Jackson

British & Irish history; History: earliest times to present day; Social & cultural history; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

Menageries in Britain 1100-2000 traces the history of menageries. It also covers the changed attitudes of the twentieth century... [more]

$140.95  $126.85

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Life and Death in the North Woods: The Story of the Maine Game Warden Service

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Life and Death in the North Woods: The Story of the Maine Game Warden Service...

Eric Wight

True crime; Crime & criminology; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

This honest and entertaining book by a twenty-two-year veteran of the service tells the story of America's oldest game warden... [more]

$27.99

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My Wild Life: A Memoir of Adventures within America's National Parks

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My Wild Life: A Memoir of Adventures within America's National Parks

Roland H. Wauer

Memoirs; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

Few people have the opportunity to live and work in America's magnificent national parks, let alone in a wide diversity of... [more]

$73.95  $66.55

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Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America's National Parks

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Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America's National Parks

Mark Woods

Memoirs; Zoos & wildlife parks; Caravan & camp-site guides; Travel writing

Audio

From Mark Woods comes Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America's National Parks-a book about family, the legacies we inherit, and... [more]

$46.95  $42.25

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A Zion Canyon Reader

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A Zion Canyon Reader

Lyman Hafen

Zoos & wildlife parks; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Literary descriptions and rich histories of one of America's favorite scenic landscapes [more]

$27.95  $24.60

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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden: Forty Wild Years

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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden: Forty Wild Years

Palmer Krantz, Monique Blanchette Jacobs

Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

A fortieth anniversary celebration of an award winning zoo and botanical garden in South Carolina [more]

$27.95  $24.60

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Rani Bagh 150 Years: Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo

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Rani Bagh 150 Years: Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo

Bittu Sahgal (Editor, Sanctuary Asia), Mariam Dossal (Former Head, Department of History, University of Mumbai;), Vikas Dilawari (Head, Conservation Department, KRVIA, Mumbai), Marselin R. Almeida (Pre-eminent botanist), Katie Bagli (Founder member, Save Rani Bagh Botanical Garden Committee)

Botany & plant sciences; Conservation of the environment; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo, popularly known as Rani Bagh, opened to the public in 1862, then known as Victoria... [more]

$214.95  $193.45

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Death at Seaworld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity

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Death at Seaworld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity...

David Kirby

Marine biology; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

Following the story of Naomi Rose, a marine biologist and animal advocate at the Humane Society of the US, the author tells... [more]

$34.95  $31.45

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Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo

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Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo

Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence

Conservation of the environment; Zoos & wildlife parks

Audio

A tale of the selfless courage and humanity of a few men and women living dangerously for all the right reasons, Babylon's... [more]

$105.15  $94.65

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Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo

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Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo

Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence

Conservation of the environment; Zoos & wildlife parks

Audio

A tale of the selfless courage and humanity of a few men and women living dangerously for all the right reasons, Babylon's... [more]

$40.00  $36.00

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Zooland: The Institution of Captivity

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Zooland: The Institution of Captivity

Irus Braverman

Animals & society; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

We all have opinions on what zoos do, few people consider how they do it. Irus Braverman draws on more than sixty interviews... [more]

$244.95  $220.45

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Shaping Kruger: The dynamics of managing wildlife in Africa's premier game park

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Shaping Kruger: The dynamics of managing wildlife in Africa's premier game...

Mitch Reardon

Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

The Kruger National Park is one of the world's leading stewards of biological diversity. Its management requires ongoing monitoring... [more]

$44.95  $40.45

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Richmond Park

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Richmond Park

John Karter, Alex Saberi

Photographs: collections; Zoos & wildlife parks; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Stunning photographs of London's Richmond Park. [more]

$49.99

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We Bought a Zoo (Film Tie-in): The Amazing True Story of a Broken-Down Zoo, and the 200 Animals That Changed a Family Forever

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We Bought a Zoo (Film Tie-in): The Amazing True Story of a Broken-Down Zoo,...

Benjamin Mee

Biography; Autobiography: general; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

A film tie-in edition to 20th Century Fox's film adaptation of the heart-warming international bestseller starring Scarlett... [more]

$19.99

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Repairing Paradise: The Restoration of Nature in America's National Parks

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Repairing Paradise: The Restoration of Nature in America's National Parks...

William R. Lowry

Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

By the turn of the millennium, it had become painfully apparent that the United States had made some serious misjudgments... [more]

$72.95  $65.65

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