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Flight Ways

by Thom van Dooren

A leading figure in the emerging field of extinction studies, Thom van Dooren puts philosophy into conversation with the natural sciences and his ethnographic encounters to vivify the cultural and ethical significance...


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...


The Avian Migrant

by John Rappole

The purpose of migration, regardless of the distance involved, is to exploit two or more environments suitable for survival or reproduction over time, usually on a seasonal basis. Yet individual organisms can...


Megafauna

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

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...


The Science of Meat Quality

by Chris R. Kerth

Meat has been a long sought after source of nutrients in human diets. Its nutrient-dense composition of protein, fats, vitamins and minerals makes it an integral part to healthy and balanced diets. As demand...


Oocyte Physiology and Development in Domestic Animals

by Rebecca Krisher

Oocyte Physiology and Development in Domestic Animals reviews the most recent advances in the research of physiological and biochemical mechanisms underlying oocyte growth and development, providing readers...


A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa

by Graham Alexander

Southern Africa is home to a remarkably diverse and rich reptile fauna, which is presented in this book in a lively and accessible way. A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa introduces the 517 species currently...


Modeling of Living Systems: From Cell to Ecosystem

by Alain Pavé

Modeling is now one of the most efficient methodologies in life sciences. From practice to theory, this book develops this approach illustrated by many examples; general concepts and the current state of the...


30-Second Zoology

by Mark Fellowes

Endowed with abundant water, extraordinary ecoystems, varied climates and biomes, our planet is teeming with creatures, great and small. What produced this rich diversity?

How have so many species formed, evolved...


Elephant Speak

by Melissa Crandall

When Roger Henneous first dons his keeper uniform and sets foot in the Oregon Zoo, he doesn't know what to expect. But over his thirty-year career, Roger discovers the joys, difficulties, and dangers of life...


The Right Dog for You

by David Alderton

With The Right Dog For You you will be able to understand the personalities and needs of almost any breed to allow you to choose your perfect companion.

 

​The first part of the book offers all-round guidance...


The Biology and Management of Animal Welfare

by Rory Putman & Frauke Ohl

This book provides a concise and up to date review of current knowledge on the biological processes affecting animal welfare, and the implications emerging from our improved understanding of those biological...


Behaviour and Management of European Ungulates

by Rory Putman

Considers a number of issues affecting ungulates and their management in different parts of Europe and evaluates effective management solutions


Meditating with Rhinos

by Helena Kriel

Helena Kriel finds herself in deep personal crisis, where she's forced to ask herself: Where do I belong? After the writers' strike in LA renders her useless and her marriage falls apart, she travels back in...


The Rise of Wolf 8

by Rick McIntyre & Robert Redford

“The powerful origin story of one of Yellowstone’s greatest and most famous wolves.”

Washington Post

Book One in The Alpha Wolves of Yellowstone Series. 

Book Two, The Reign of Wolf 21, is available...


The Reign of Wolf 21

by Rick McIntyre & Marc Bekoff

“A redemption story, an adventure story, and perhaps above all, a love story.”—Nate Blakeslee, New York Times-bestselling author of American Wolf

The Druid Peak Pack was the most famous wolf pack in Yellowstone...


The Care and Propagation of Ornamental Waterfowl

by J. C. Laidlay

This antique text contains a guide to the care and maintenance of waterfowl as ornamental birds in personal ponds and lakes. 'The Care and Propagation of Ornamental Waterfowl' deals mainly with the waterfowl...


A Bird Watchers Note Book - Woodcock and Snipe

by J. W. Seigne

This text contains a collection of the author's notes on woodcock and snipe. This is an account of the author's personal experiences with these birds primarily on his own land, and includes a wealth of information...


Birds - Part III - The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S Beagle

by Charles Darwin & John Gould

First published in 1842, this vintage book contains part three of Charles Darwin's ?The Zoology of The Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle?, a fascinating and detailed account of the research he did whilst aboard the HMS...


How to Enjoy Birds

by Marcus Woodward

?How to Enjoy Birds? is a vintage guide to bird watching, focusing on where and how to find certain birds in England. Interwoven with interesting information, beautiful descriptions and even poetry, this guide...