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Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Fossil Skeleton and the Battle to Define Human Origins

Kermit Pattison · William Morrow
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Discusses the search for the fossilized remains of the earliest human ancestors in the hopes that the discoveries will offer new insights into the development, origins and evolution of the human species and reveals what is known about existing fossils.
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The Complete Dog Massage Manual: Gentle Dog Care

Julia Robertson · Hubble & Hattie; 1 edition
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Massage has a fascinating history dating back 4000 years, and evidence of the beneficial effects of massage on animals is not difficult to find; we need only look at animals to understand the importance they place on the use of massage through mutual (allogrooming), or self-grooming. Among...
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My Green Manifesto: Down the Charles River in Pursuit of a New Environmentalism

David Gessner · Milkweed Editions; Original edition
Format: Paperback

In My Green Manifesto, David Gessner embarks on a rough-and-tumble journey down Boston’s Charles River, searching for the soul of a new environmentalism. With a tragically leaky canoe, a broken cell phone, a cooler of beer, and the environmental planner Dan Driscoll in tow, Gessner...
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Esther the Wonder Pig: Changing the World One Heart at a Time

Steve Jenkins · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAMAZON BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR SO FARUnlikely pig owners Steve and Derek got a whole lot more than they bargained for when the designer micro piglet they adopted turned out to be a full-sized 600-pound sow In the bestselling tradition of pet memoirs such as Oogy,...
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Fifty Animals that Changed the Course of History

Eric Chaline · Firefly Books
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating stories of the animals that changed civilizations. Fifty Animals that Changed the Course of History is a beautifully presented guide to the animals that have had the greatest impact on human civilization. Entries are organized by scientific name, except for Homo sapiens,...
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The Smartest Animals on the Planet: Extraordinary Tales of the Natural World's Cleverest Creatures

Sarah Boysen · Firefly Books
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

How animals communicate and learn -- sometimes better than humans do, actually. This fascinating book, written by a world authority on animal intelligence, brings together the cumulative research on the comparative intelligence levels of nonhuman "smart" species. Sally Boysen...
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Birds of North America

Sheri Williamson · Sterling
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

This in-depth beginner's field guide, now in paper, leads birdwatchers through the avian wonders of North America, explaining in full detail their range, diet, size, habitat, and other attributes. Dr. Glassberg, author of Butterflies in North America, presents an astonishing array of captivating...
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100 Birds to See in Your Lifetime: The Ultimate Wish-List for Birders Everywhere

David Chandler
Format: Hardcover


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