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by Mauricio Antón

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...


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...

30-Second Zoology

by Mark Fellowes

Learn all you need to know about the ecosystems, animals and environments which make up life on Earth in this simple, handy, and informative guide!

Endowed with abundant water, extraordinary ecoystems, varied...

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 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

Bat Basics

by Karen Krebbs

Explore the Everyday Lives of Bats!

Bats have been misunderstood for generations, yet they are essential to a healthy ecosystem. From insect control to pollination services, we need bats more than most people...

Mammalia - Part II - The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S Beagle

by Charles Darwin & George R. Waterhouse

First published in 1842, this vintage book contains part two 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...

Is That a Bat?

by Neil Middleton

Bat detector surveys are carried out by ecological consultants, researchers, conservationists and hobbyists. Understanding and categorising non-bat sounds in surveys offers the potential of knock-on benefits...


by Chris Stuart & Mathilde Stuart

In this short but informative guide, trusted authors Chris and Mathilde Stuart turn mammal ID on its head ? literally. The identification of mammal skulls is the subject of this latest addition to the quirky...

The Call of Carnivores

by Hans Kruuk

Carnivores include some of the most impressive, dangerous and mysterious animals in the world. Hans Kruuk has spent his life studying them against magnificent backdrops, from the Serengeti savannahs and Kalahari...

British Bat Calls

by Jon Russ

Knowledge of bat echolocation and social calls, and identification using ultrasonic ?bat detectors? and sound analysis software, has grown significantly in the last decade. In this practical guide Jon Russ and...

Muntjac and Water Deer

by Arnold Cooke

Muntjac and water deer were introduced to Britain from East Asia. This book provides a comprehensive overview of their natural history and the management of their environmental impacts.

In lowland England, muntjac...

Unleashing Your Dog

by Marc Bekoff & Jessica Pierce

No matter how cushy their lives, dogs live on our terms. They compromise their freedom and instinctual pleasure, as well as their innate strategies for coping with stress and anxiety, in exchange for the love,...

A Field Guide to the Mammals of Egypt

by Richard Hoath

A Field Guide to the Mammals of Egypt is the first comprehensive field guide to every mammal species recorded in contemporary Egypt, from gazelle to gerbil, from hyena to hyrax. Each mammal species is described...

After the Dinosaurs

by Donald R. Prothero

Perhaps nudged over the evolutionary cliff by a giant boloid striking the earth, the incredible and fascinating group of animals called dinosaurs became extinct some 65 million years ago (except for their feathered...

Mammals: A Very Short Introduction

by T. S. Kemp

From a modest beginning in the form of a little shrew-like, nocturnal, insect eating ancestor that lived 200 million years ago, mammals evolved into the huge variety of different kinds of animals we see today....

The Homeward Wolf

by Kevin Van Tighem

Winner! 2014 Mountain Literature / Jon Whyte Award, Banff Mountain Book and Film Festival

Wolves have become a complicated comeback story. Their tracks are once again making trails throughout western Alberta,...

Arctic Fox

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....

The Pygmy Hippo Story

by Phillip T. Robinson, Gabriella L. Flacke & Knut M. Hentschel

Though the pygmy hippopotamus has been designated as a flagship species of West African forests (meaning that by raising conservation efforts for a single species, an entire ecological region could benefit),...