“A palaeontological howdunnit…[Spying on Whales] captures the excitement of…seeking answers to deep questions in cetacean science.” —Nature
An unexpected, energetic look at world history on sea and land from the bestselling author of Salt and The Basque History of the World
From the author of The Hidden Lives of Owls, an exploration of the elusive lives of whales in the Pacific Ocean, home to orcas, humpbacks, sperm, blue, and gray whales.
When renowned British geneticist J. B. S.$16.00ISBN: 9780735211285Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - November 6th, 2018
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"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$22.99ISBN: 9780395935965Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Houghton Mifflin - October 1st, 2006
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THE PETERSON IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM Roger Tory Peterson's unique system shows exactly what features to look for to tell one species from another.$39.95ISBN: 9781630261252Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Wiley - December 29th, 2003
A compact, authoritative guide for freshwater fishing trips$14.95ISBN: 9781591936855Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Adventure Publications - May 16th, 2017
Get to know the bugs in your backyard.$20.00ISBN: 9780684163222Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scribner - September 1st, 1979
Originally published in 1978, this classic exploration of humanity’s complex relationship with and understanding of wolves returns with a new afterword by the author.
Humankind's relationship with the wolf is the sum of a spectrum of responses ranging from fear to admiration and affection.$35.00ISBN: 9780691132952Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Princeton University Press - September 9th, 2007
Comprehensive, up-to-date, and richly illustrated with some 200 color photographs, The New Encyclopedia of Snakes is the best single-volume reference on snakes. A thorough revision of the highly successful Encyclopedia of Snakes, Chris Mattison's new book is the only one of its kind to deal in detail with snakes from around the world.$15.99ISBN: 9780544815599Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 16th, 2018Few people realize how sophisticated and intelligent bats are. Merlin Tuttle knows, and he has stopped at nothing to find and protect them on every continent they inhabit.$18.00ISBN: 9780226599717Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: University of Chicago Press - April 14th, 2019Tucked away in Siberia, there are furry, four-legged creatures with wagging tails and floppy ears that are as docile and friendly as any lapdog. But, despite appearances, these are not dogs—they are foxes. They are the result of the most astonishing experiment in breeding ever undertaken—imagine speeding up thousands of years of evolution into a few decades.