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Zoos & wildlife parks

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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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Pennsylvania in Public Memory: Reclaiming the Industrial Past

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Pennsylvania in Public Memory: Reclaiming the Industrial Past

Carolyn Kitch

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

Looks at sites and events in Pennsylvania to explore the emergence of heritage culture about industry and its loss in America.... [more]

$161.05  $144.95

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Glacier National Park: Past and Present

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Glacier National Park: Past and Present

Suzanne Silverthorn

Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

The sights of Glacier National Park come alive through colorful images of the park's glorious lakes, wildlife, and rugged... [more]

$46.95  $42.25

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A Cameo from the Past: The Prehistory and Early History of the Kruger National Park

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A Cameo from the Past: The Prehistory and Early History of the Kruger National...

U. de V. Pienaar, Dr

Historical geography; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

In 1926, the Kruger National Park was proclaimed - this is its story. [more]

$131.95  $118.75

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Zoos and Tourism: Conservation, Education, Entertainment?

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Zoos and Tourism: Conservation, Education, Entertainment?

Warwick Frost

Tourism industry; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

This is the first book to specifically examine zoos as tourist attractions. Taking a global approach, it considers the multiple... [more]

$98.95  $89.05

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Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness

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Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness

Edward Abbey

Memoirs; Zoos & wildlife parks

Audio

First published in 1968, Desert Solitaire is critically acclaimed author Edward Abbey's memoir of his life during three seasons... [more]

$54.95  $49.45

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Giant City State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps: A History in Words and Pictures

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Giant City State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps: A History in...

Kay Rippelmeyer

History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Conservation of the environment; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

Many recognize Giant City State Park as one of the premier recreation spots in southern Illinois, with its unspoiled forests,... [more]

$36.95  $33.25

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The Hippo with Toothache: Heart-warming stories of zoo and wild animals and the vets who care for them

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The Hippo with Toothache: Heart-warming stories of zoo and wild animals...

Lucy H. Spelman, Ted Y. Mashima

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

Whether it's one doctor's determined effort to save a critically ill lemur, the neurosurgeon who was persuaded to operate... [more]

$27.99

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Australia's Best National Parks: A Visitor's Guide

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Australia's Best National Parks: A Visitor's Guide

Lee Atkinson

Zoos & wildlife parks; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Some of Australia's parks are pure wilderness, but most offer a range of activities from camping and caravanning, bushwalking,... [more]

$29.99

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Giant City State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps: A History in Words and Pictures

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Giant City State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps: A History in...

Kay Rippelmeyer

History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Conservation of the environment; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

Many recognize Giant City State Park as one of the premier recreation spots in southern Illinois, with its unspoiled forests,... [more]

$103.95  $93.55

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Animals Always: 100 Years at the Saint Louis Zoo

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Animals Always: 100 Years at the Saint Louis Zoo

Mary Delach Leonard

Zoology & animal sciences; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

Observing exotic creatures, petting friendly animals, and riding the train through the park - no one can forget the enchanting... [more]

$54.95  $49.45

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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

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

Hardback

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

$94.95  $85.45

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Lost Tracks: Buffalo National Park, 1909-1939

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Lost Tracks: Buffalo National Park, 1909-1939

Jennifer Brower

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Management of land & natural resources; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

Sheds light on the history of Canada's national parks, bison recovery efforts, and environmental thought in the first half... [more]

$80.95  $72.85

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Subantarctic Wilderness: Macquarie Island

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Subantarctic Wilderness: Macquarie Island

Aleks Terauds, Fiona Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

Situated halfway between Australia and Antarctica, Macquarie Island is a speck of land in the middle of the Southern Ocean... [more]

$60.95  $54.85

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Life at the Zoo: Behind the Scenes with the Animal Doctors

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Life at the Zoo: Behind the Scenes with the Animal Doctors

Phillip T. Robinson

Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

Since the early days of traveling menageries and staged attractions that included animal acts, balloon ascents, and pyrotechnic... [more]

$42.95  $38.65

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The Politics of Zoos: Exotic Animals and Their Protectors

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The Politics of Zoos: Exotic Animals and Their Protectors

Jesse Donahue, Erik Trump

Animals & society; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

Since the 1960s, zoos and aquariums have been challenged by animal rights activists, regulatory agencies, anti-tax advocates,... [more]

$72.95  $65.65

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Do (not) Feed the Bears: The Fitful History of Wildlife and Tourists in Yellowstone

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Do (not) Feed the Bears: The Fitful History of Wildlife and Tourists in...

Alice Wondrak Biel

Zoos & wildlife parks; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

Draws on the history of recorded interactions with bears and provides telling photographs, which depict the evolving bear-human... [more]

$50.95  $45.85

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Museums, Zoos and Botanical Gardens of Wisconsin: A Comprehensive Guidebook to Cultural, Artistic, Historic and Natural History Collections in the Badger State

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Museums, Zoos and Botanical Gardens of Wisconsin: A Comprehensive Guidebook...

Anton Rajer

Zoos & wildlife parks; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Describes the gamut of museums, zoos, and botanical gardens in Wisconsin and the broad spectrum of cultural artifacts and... [more]

$32.95  $29.65

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Animal Attractions: Nature on Display in American Zoos

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Animal Attractions: Nature on Display in American Zoos

Elizabeth Hanson

History of science; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

A history of American zoos, this work examines the meaning of nature in the city by looking at the ways zoos have assembled... [more]

$105.95  $95.35

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The Ark in Park: THE STORY OF LINCOLN PARK ZOO

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The Ark in Park: THE STORY OF LINCOLN PARK ZOO

Mark Rosenthal, Carol Tauber, Edward Uhlir

Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

Presents the history of the zoo and; combines archival materials, photographs, and oral histories to chronicle the zoo's development... [more]

$47.95  $43.15

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National Park Ranger: An American Icon

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National Park Ranger: An American Icon

Charles R. Butch Farabee, Jr.

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Cultural studies; Management of land & natural resources; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

In this celebration of one of America's most enduring symbols, fromer ranger... [more]

$34.95  $31.45

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A Different Nature: The Paradoxical World of Zoos and Their Uncertain Future

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A Different Nature: The Paradoxical World of Zoos and Their Uncertain Future...

David Hancocks

Zoology & animal sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

Looks at the origins, evolution, and the future of zoos. This book reviews the history of zoos in light of their failures... [more]

$102.95  $92.65

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Postcards from the Zoo

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Postcards from the Zoo

Darill Clements

Biography: general; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

With the animals and some humans dictating the anecdotes, this volume highlights a quarter of a century of behind-the-scenes... [more]

$29.95

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Zoo: a History of Zoological Gardens in the West

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Zoo: a History of Zoological Gardens in the West

Eric Baratay, Elisabeth Hardouin-Fugier

History: specific events & topics; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

This comprehensive work documents the history of zoos from their beginning in the 16th century to modern zoological gardens.... [more]

$115.95  $104.35

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Gerald Durrell: The Authorised Biography

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Gerald Durrell: The Authorised Biography

Douglas Botting

Biography; Biography: general; Wildlife: general interest; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

A biography of the naturalist and conservationist Gerald Durrell, who died aged 70 in January 1995 in Jersey, where he founded... [more]

$28.99

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