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Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home: Fully Updated and Revised

by Rupert Sheldrake

How do cats know when it's time to go to the vet, even before the cat carrier comes out? How do dogs know when their owners are returning home at unexpected times? How can horses find their way back to the stable...


Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus

by David Quammen

“A frightening and fascinating masterpiece of science reporting that reads like a detective story.” —Walter Isaacson

In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared,...


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

by J. G. M. "Hans" Thewissen

Hans Thewissen, a leading researcher in the field of whale paleontology and anatomy, gives a sweeping first-person account of the discoveries that brought to light the early fossil record of whales. As evidenced...


Mammals of Montana: Second Edition

by Kerry R Foresman & Alexander V Badyaev

Mammals, named after the presence of mammary glands, nurse their young and have fur, but that's where their similarities end. Some dig underground homes, some live in social groups, some hunt underwater, some...


The Wolverine Way

by Douglas H. Chadwick

Glutton, demon of destruction, symbol of slaughter, mightiest of wilderness villains… The wolverine comes marked with a reputation based on myth and fancy. Yet this enigmatic animal is more complex than the...


Hyena Nights & Kalahari Days

by Gus Mills & Margie Mills

In this fascinating account of scientific study among forbidding wilderness, a husband-and-wife team describe their trek to the Kalahari to study the little-known brown hyena. The details of the scientific inquiry...


Sabertooth

by Mauricio Anton

With their spectacularly enlarged canines, sabertooth cats are among the most popular of prehistoric animals, yet it is surprising how little information about them is available for the curious layperson. What's...


In Pursuit of Early Mammals

by Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska

In Pursuit of Early Mammals presents the history of the mammals that lived during the Mesozoic era, the time when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, and describes their origins, anatomy, systematics, paleobiology, and...


Megafauna: Giant Beasts of Pleistocene South America

by Richard A. Fariña, Sergio F. Vizcaíno & Gerry De Iuliis

More than 10,000 years ago spectacularly large mammals roamed the pampas and jungles of South America. This book tells the story of these great beasts during and just after the Pleistocene, the geological epoch...


Your Ideal Cat: Insights into Breed and Gender Differences in Cat Behavior

by DVM, PhD, Benjamin L. Hart & PhD, Lynette A. Hart

For a happy relationship with your cat, go beyond the looks and make your pick based on demonstrated breed behavior. This is the advice of the Harts, two experts in animal communication and behavior, whose new...


Blue Tiger

by Harry R. Caldwell

Harry R. Caldwell was a Methodist missionary to southern China. In Blue Tiger, first published in 1924, he writes about several of his adventures in that country. An avid hunter and amateur naturalist, he notes...


Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science

by Jeff Meldrum

In this landmark work on a subject too often dismissed as paranormal or disreputable, Jeffrey Meldrum gives us the first book on sasquatch to be written by a scientist with impeccable academic credentials, an...


Mammals of Colorado, Second Edition

by David M. Armstrong, Carron A. Meaney & James P. Fitzgerald

Co-published with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Thoroughly revised and updated, Mammals of Colorado, Second Edition is a comprehensive reference on the nine orders and 128 species of Colorado's recent...


Return to the Sea: The Life and Evolutionary Times of Marine Mammals

by Annalisa Berta, James L. Sumich & Carl Buell

Return to the Sea portrays the life and evolutionary times of marine mammals-from giant whales and sea cows that originated 55 million years ago to the deep diving elephant seals and clam-eating walruses of...


Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

by Temple Grandin & Catherine Johnson

The best-selling animal advocate Temple Grandin offers the most exciting exploration of how animals feel since The Hidden Life of Dogs.

In her groundbreaking and best-selling book Animals in Translation, Temple...


Tasmanian Devil: A unique and threatened animal

by David Owen & David Pemberton

A fascinating look at this most famous Australian of marsupials.


The Pig Who Sang to the Moon: The Emotional World of Farm Animals

by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson’s groundbreaking bestseller, When Elephants Weep, was the first book since Darwin’s time to explore emotions in the animal kingdom, particularly from animals in the wild. Now, he...


Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human

by Kathryn Bowers & Barbara Natterson-Horowitz

In the spring of 2005, cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was called to consult on an unusual patient: an Emperor tamarin at the Los Angeles Zoo. While examining the tiny monkey’s sick heart, she learned...


Arctic Fox: Life at the Top of the World

by Garry Hamilton & Norbert Rosing

Curious, innovative and mysterious survivors of the arctic tundra.

Ever since explorers began venturing north into the harsh lands of the arctic, they have encountered arctic foxes in the unlikeliest of places....


A Bat Man in the Tropics: Chasing El Duende

by Theodore H. Fleming & Harry W. Greene

The euphoria of discovery is the only motivation many scientists need for studying nature and its secrets. Yet euphoria is rarely expressed in scientific publications. This book, a personal account of more than...