An enthusiastic, witty, and informative introduction to the world of insects and why we—and the planet we inhabit—could not survive without them.
Insects comprise roughly half of the animal kingdom.
The astonishing true story of the man-eating tiger that claimed a record 437 human lives
“Thrilling. Fascinating. Exciting.” —Wall Street Journal • "Riveting. Haunting.” —Scientific American
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill
The ultimate illustrated guide to the lost world of prehistoric mammals
From big cats to elephants and indigenous communities, Wild Encounters is a must-have for nature lovers, conservationists, and anyone who is inspired by all that remains wild.
A quick-reference guide to attracting birds and butterflies for gardeners with little experience and time.
In the eye of a bird or butterfly, the typical suburban landscape resembles an unfriendly desert. Closely mowed lawns, tightly clipped shrubs, raked-up borders, and deadheaded flowers mean no place to nest, no food to eat, and nowhere to hide.$15.95ISBN: 9780544484078Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books - May 5th, 2015New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice • An Amazon Best Science Book of 2014 • Scientific American Recommended Read
“Fascinating, informative, exhilarating.” —Wall Street Journal
Deep is a voyage from the ocean’s surface to its darkest trenches, the mo$22.95ISBN: 9780394508245Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Knopf - November 12th, 1979
The most comprehensive field guide available to the reptiles and amphibians of North America--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.
$40.00ISBN: 9780226459561Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: University of Chicago Press - October 31st, 2018"Cephalopods are often misunderstood creatures. Three biologists set the record straight."—Science News
Largely shell-less relatives of clams and snails, the marine mollusks in the class Cephalopoda—Greek for “head-foot”—are colorful creatures of many-armed dexterity, often inky self-defense, and highly evolved cognition.$18.00ISBN: 9780374528836Availability: Special OrderPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 10th, 2003
John McPhee's twenty-sixth book is a braid of personal history, natural history, and American history, in descending order of volume. Each spring, American shad-Alosa sapidissima-leave the ocean in hundreds of thousands and run heroic distances upriver to spawn.$35.00ISBN: 9780691150611Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Princeton University Press - June 23rd, 2013
The most authoritative illustrated book on flying reptiles available$27.99ISBN: 9781335938800Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Hanover Square Press - January 21st, 2020
"Witty and passionate." --Lauren Groff
"Craig Pittman has a remarkable talent for telling stories set in the Sunshine State that never fail to fascinate and entertain."--Gilbert King