Tropical Birds of Southeast Asia (Periplus Tropical Nature Guide)

This convenient birdwatching box advisor is a wonderful creation to the glorious array of birds present in Southeast Asia.

Southeast Asia is domestic to a outstanding array of poultry species—the so much various in the world. those birds differ size-wise from the tiny Orange-bellied Flowerpeckers dwelling in the rainforest, to large White-bellied Sea-Eagles. they range in colour from drab, olive babblers, to exquisitely-hued kingfishers.

This chook advisor good points ninety six ordinary species and obviously describes their designated features. Many are easy–to–find birds tailored to residing round towns and cities, whereas others might be obvious in nature reserves. Illustrated with over a hundred appealing colour pictures, exhibiting the birds of their typical habitats, this publication will pride either willing chicken watchers and newbies alike. universal in addition to clinical names are given for every bird.

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Shadow Mountain: A Memoir of Wolves, a Woman, and the Wild

After forming an severe bond with Natasha, a wolf cub she raised as a part of her undergraduate study, Renée Askins used to be encouraged to came across the Wolf Fund. As head of this grassroots association, she made it her aim to revive wolves to Yellowstone nationwide Park, the place they'd been eliminated by way of guy over seventy years prior to. right here, Askins recounts her brave fifteen-year crusade, wrangling alongside the way in which with Western ranchers and their political allies in Washington, enduring loss of life threats, and surviving the discomfort of unlawful wolf slayings to make sure that her dream of restoring Yellowstone’s ecological stability could someday be discovered. informed in robust, first-person narrative, Shadow Mountain is the awe-inspiring tale of her challenge and her impassioned meditation on our connection to the wild.

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Fowl Weather

By Bob Tarte

In Bob Tarte's domestic, pandemonium is the order of the day, and animals actually rule the roost—thirty-nine of them ultimately count number. no matter if it is the knot-tying African gray parrot, or the obese cat who is proficient Bob to carry her water bowl simply above the ground, or the nightmarish duck who demanding situations him to a shoving fit, this menagerie, with his ceaselessly positive spouse, Linda, offers day-by-day classes at the chaos inherent in our lives. yet no longer until eventually this modern day Noah's Ark hits stormy weather—and Bob's global spins out of control—does he detect that this exuberant gaggle of animals offers his non secular anchor. it's their alien presence, their humorousness, and their impulsive habit that either force Bob loopy and mockingly go back him to sanity.

With an analogous sly humor and dead-on personality photos that made Enslaved via Ducks this kind of rousing good fortune, Tarte proves that existence with animals deals a totally diversified point of view at the world.

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The Animals of Farthing Wood (Farthing Wood, Book 1)

By Colin Dann, Jacqueline Tettmar

A gaggle of woodland animals unite to aid one another to protection during this vintage story of tolerance, cooperation, survival, and friendship. whilst bulldozers input Farthing wooden, the animals needs to break out sooner than their houses are destroyed. They promise to stay jointly and guard each one other—but then they get stuck in a fireplace and approximately drown crossing a river. Will their pact carry? either heart-wrenching and heartwarming, this cherished tale has been translated into sixteen languages.

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Animals Behaving Badly: Boozing Bees, Cheating Chimps, Dogs with Guns, and Other Beastly True Tales

By Linda Lombardi

There is a lot that animals don't desire you to grasp, and the higher their public photo, the more severe their secrets and techniques are: gang-rapist dolphins; lazy, infanticidal lions; and, in fact, our personal canine, who devour our cash, set our homes on fireplace, and in additional than one case, truly shoot their proprietors with guns.

Animals Behaving Badly exhibits that animals are only like us: gluttonous, egocentric, violent, lustful, and continually looking for #1. utilizing anecdotes from the inside track and from medical learn, Linda Lombardi pokes enjoyable at our softhearted preconceptions approximately animals, makes us suppose a bit higher approximately humanity's basest impulses, and painlessly teaches us a piece extra approximately our hairy and feathered friends.

You'll research:

  • Bees love alcohol: even, says one researcher, greater than collage scholars
  • Pandas take pleasure in pornographic movies-they're quite aroused by way of the soundtrack-and macaques pays with juice to examine soiled photos
  • A rabbit who lives in a pub in England is hooked on playing with a slot desktop
  • African elephants raised via teenage moms shape violent early life gangs

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Cat Sitter Among the Pigeons: A Dixie Hemingway Mystery (Dixie Hemingway Mysteries)

By Blaize Clement

Author Blaize Clement has earned herself a legion of fanatics with the 1st 5 books in her pet-sitting secret sequence. Now Blaize's cherished heroine, Dixie Hemingway, is again, and whilst Dixie's most modern task turns harmful, it truly is as much as her to avoid wasting the day.
 
Dixie, no relation to you-know-who, helps an injured and cantankerous guy look after Cheddar, his orange shorthair cat. quickly Dixie unearths herself absolutely smitten with the man's cute boy or girl great-granddaughter. however the baby's naive younger mom has sufficient wisdom approximately sure robust neighborhood big-mney honchos to ship them to legal for all times, and they're keen to do whatever, even kill her child, to close her up.
 
Caught within the turmoil because of the grandfather's prickly delight, the granddaughter's inaccurate plans to regain her younger husband's appreciate via telling the reality in court docket, and the ruthless selection of rich villains to maintain their ill-gotten thousands, Dixie is the one one who can rescue the child. and he or she has to do it with out letting law-enforcement humans understand -- no longer even Lieutenant Guidry, with whom she has a brand new romantic dating.
 
Does Dixie have her claws sunk too deep to make it out of this one? discover in ebook six of Blaize Clement's best sequence.
 

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Kaufman Field Guide to Mammals of North America

By Kenn Kaufman, Rick Bowers

Now with a brand new cheaper price and a brand new ISBN, the Kaufman box consultant to Mammals invitations nature fans to find North America's wild animals

This complete advisor treats each species of untamed mammal came upon north of the Mexican border, from squirrels and chipmunks to grizzly bears and jaguars in addition to these in offshore waters. greater than 1,200 images were digitally edited to teach right sizes, comparative shades, and the sector marks useful for identity within the wild.

With every one name within the exceptional Kaufman box advisor sequence, Kenn Kaufman engages and educates naturalists of every age and talent degrees concerning the wonders of nature. In Mammals of North the USA, the structure has been designed for simple box use, with illustrations, maps, and textual content prepared facet by means of facet. designated diversity maps convey the place each one species is usual or infrequent. The authoritative textual content discusses the id of those animals and the fundamental proof approximately their habitats and behaviour. hundreds and hundreds of illustrations convey tracks, dens, and different symptoms that we may well become aware of even if the animals themselves are out of sight.

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Creatures of the Deep: In Search of the Sea's Monsters and the World They Live In

By Erich Hoyt

Praise for the 1st version:

"More than an image booklet ... Hoyt's based writing offers either the historic history for deep-sea exploration and an ecological viewpoint on existence within the ocean's depths."
-- American Scientist

"A incredible bestiary ... and a reminder of ways little we really learn about the seas surrounding us."
-- well known technology

Winner, impressive Nonfiction e-book of the Year
-- American Society of reporters and Authors, Inc., manhattan

during this up to date and increased variation of Creatures of the Deep, award-winning nature and technological know-how author Erich Hoyt supplies readers a glimpse of the fantastic number of creatures present in the private components of the sea. Weaving jointly information from the newest clinical examine approximately sharks, mammoth squid, dragonfish, large tube worms, clams and tiny microbes of the deep-sea vents, Hoyt embarks on a mystical trip roaming around the abyssal plains and descending into deep-sea trenches greater than 20,000 ft down.

Hoyt unravels the complicated predator-prey relationships, from "killer" copepods to battles among monstrous squid and sperm whales, providing compelling images of animals which are fantastically tailored denizens of a gloomy high-pressure global. There are existence kinds, self reliant of sun and photosynthesis, which flourish round the scorching, sulfurous deep-sea vents within the really good rift valley of the mid-ocean ridge, the world's longest mountain variety. Surviving in stipulations that seem to be with reference to the very soup of primordial Earth, those microbes became the root for the newest examine into Earth's origins. absolutely illustrated with tremendous underwater imagery.

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Animal Magic: My Journey to Save Thousands of Animals

By Carolyn Press-McKenzie

This captivating, hot, and touching memoir from inspirational animal whisperer Carolyn Press-McKenzie is written in a mode resembling a modern day James Herriot. Heart-warming, humorous, and relocating, this is often the inspirational tale of 1 woman's paintings with animals, first education them for film-work, after which constructing a sanctuary for deserted animals and rescuing them. Carolyn Press-McKenzie runs a company known as HUHA "Helping You support Animals," in addition to animal sanctuaries, and he or she has plenty of hot, humorous, and unhappy tales to inform. This memoir tells her tale, and is interwoven with heart-warming tales of animals she has rescued, proficient, and enjoyed. She writes with a stunning mild humorousness and completely pitched comedian timing. it is a captivating mixture of one woman's force to persist with her ardour, in addition to nice animal tales either chuffed and sad—but which are finally happy-ever-after stories.

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The Little Lost Mouse (The Mouse Tale Series) (Volume 1)

By Michael James

Kelli Mouse was once a part of the Mouse kinfolk. there has been Timothy Mouse, Maggie Mouse and her brother Michael Mouse. The Mouse relatives spent summers at their state residence and the chilly winters within the urban. This tale is ready their trip again to the town on the finish of summer time. Kelli Mouse had a behavior of day dreaming and getting distracted occasionally. mostly her daydreams frequently ended in a few fascinating events. This tale is set Kelli Mouse and the journey that develops because of her distractions at the long ago from her kingdom condo. your children can be entertained by way of this excellent story. “The Little misplaced Mouse” is only one of the Mouse kinfolk Storybook sequence. locate out…. How Kelli Mouse received misplaced within the first position? Who might help Kelli Mouse locate her means? Who takes Kelli Mouse less than their wing? Will Kelli Mouse ever see her kinfolk back? click buy now to get all of the solutions. You and your baby will get pleasure from this whimsical story.

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