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Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393635065
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 12th, 2019

Frans de Waal has spent four decades at the forefront of animal research. Following up on the best-selling Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?, which investigated animal intelligence, Mama's Last Hug delivers a fascinating exploration of the rich emotional lives of animals.

Gather at the River: Twenty-Five Authors on Fishing Cover Image
By David Joy (Editor), Eric Rickstad (Editor)
ISBN: 9781938235528
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Published: Hub City Press - May 14th, 2019

From editors David Joy and Eric Rickstad comes Gather at the River, an anthology of twenty-five remarkable essays on fishing from an ensemble of contemporary authors. Their experiences explore the ways we come to water, for renewal and reverie, or to simply stand waist-deep in a river and watch the trout rise.

Life in the Sloth Lane: Slow Down and Smell the Hibiscus Cover Image
ISBN: 9780761193227
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 17th, 2018


Perhaps it’s because they’ve mastered the art of taking it slow in a world whose frenzied pace is driving the rest of us crazy.

Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735211285
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 6th, 2018

"A book full of wonders" —Helen Macdonald, author of H Is for Hawk

"Witty, insightful. . . .The story of jellyfish. . . is a significant part of the environmental story. Berwald's engaging account of these delicate, often ignored creatures shows how much they matter to our oceans' future." —New York Times Book Review 

QueenSpotting: Meet the Remarkable Queen Bee and Discover the Drama at the Heart of the Hive; Includes 48 Queenspotting Challenges Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635860375
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - April 30th, 2019

At the heart of every bee hive is a queen bee. Since her well-being is linked to the well-being of the entire colony, the ability to find her among the residents of the hive is an essential beekeeping skill.

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The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616206420
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 6th, 2016

In a work that beautifully demonstrates the rewards of closely observing nature, Elisabeth Tova Bailey shares an inspiring and intimate story of her encounter with a Neohelix albolabris—a common woodland snail.

While an illness keeps her bedridden, Bailey watches a wild snail that has taken up residence on her nightstand.

Animal Speak: The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great and Small Cover Image
ISBN: 9780875420288
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Published: Llewellyn Publications - September 8th, 2002

Open your heart and mind to the wisdom of the animal world.

Animal Speak provides techniques for recognizing and interpreting the signs and omens of nature. Meet and work with animals as totems and spirit guides by learning the language of their behaviors within the physical world.

Animal Speak shows you how to:

The Eye of the Elephant: An Epic Adventure in the African Wilderness Cover Image
ISBN: 9780395680902
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Published: Mariner Books - October 29th, 1993

“Exciting. . . part adventure story, part wildlife tale”—The Boston Globe

Intelligent, majestic, and loyal, with lifespans matching our own, elephants are among the greatest of the wonders gracing the African wilds.

The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250007810
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 22nd, 2012

Lawrence Anthony devoted his life to animal conservation, protecting the world's endangered species. Then he was asked to accept a herd of "rogue" wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand. His common sense told him to refuse, but he was the herd's last chance of survival: they would be killed if he wouldn't take them.

American Serengeti: The Last Big Animals of the Great Plains Cover Image
ISBN: 9780700624669
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Published: University Press of Kansas - January 16th, 2017

Winner of the Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize

America's Great Plains once possessed one of the grandest wildlife spectacles of the world, equaled only by such places as the Serengeti, the Masai Mara, or the veld of South Africa.

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Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780767904148
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Published: Broadway Books - May 21st, 2002

Combining rich historical detail and a harrowing, pulse-pounding narrative, Close to Shore brilliantly re-creates the summer of 1916, when a rogue Great White shark attacked swimmers along the New Jersey shore, triggering mass hysteria and launching the most extensive shark hunt in history.

The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316066471
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Published: Back Bay Books - March 11th, 2009

THE ANIMAL DIALOGUES tells of Craig Childs' own chilling experiences among the grizzlies of the Arctic, sharks off the coast of British Columbia and in the turquoise waters of Central America, jaguars in the bush of northern Mexico, mountain lions, elk, Bighorn Sheep, and others.

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