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.
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.
WHY ARE SLOTHS ALWAYS SMILING?
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.$16.00ISBN: 9780735211285Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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$19.95ISBN: 9781635860375Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Storey Publishing, LLC - April 30th, 2019At 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.$14.95ISBN: 9781616206420Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Algonquin Books - September 6th, 2016In 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.$24.99ISBN: 9780875420288Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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:$18.95ISBN: 9780395680902Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$18.99ISBN: 9781250007810Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$19.95ISBN: 9780700624669Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$17.00ISBN: 9780767904148Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$16.99ISBN: 9780316066471Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.