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DIY Projects for Cats and Dogs: 20 Easy-to-Build Creations for Your Best Friend

ARMELLE RAU · CompanionHouse Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Pamper your pet while you save money by doing it yourself! This book shows you how to build inexpensive, functional accessories to make your home a pet paradise. DIY Projects for Cats and Dogs presents 20 simple projects that you can make in just a weekend, without any advanced skills or special...
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Zoology: Inside the Secret World of Animals

DK · DK
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From tiny insects to sleek great white sharks and majestic elephants, this book invites you to explore the animal kingdom up close--from head to toe.

Whether you're interested in specific animal groups such as mammals or birds or have a passion for wildlife photography, this beautiful...
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Our Dogs, Ourselves: The Story of a Singular Bond

Alexandra Horowitz · Scribner
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From Alexandra Horowitz, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Inside of a Dog, an eye-opening, informative, and wholly entertaining examination and celebration of the human-canine relationship for the curious dog owner and science-lover alike.

We keep dogs and are kept...
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Visionary Women

Andrea Barnet · Ecco
Pages: 514
Format: Hardcover

Four influential women we thought we knew well - Jane Jacobs, Rachel Carson, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters - and how they spearheaded the modern progressive movement

This is the story of four visionaries who profoundly shaped the world we live in today. Together, these women - linked...

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Wood for the trees : one man's long view of nature

Richard Fortey · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From the author of Earth: An Intimate History, an exuberant "biography" of four acres of woodland, evoking a cosmos of living and inanimate things and imagining its millennia of existence

A few years ago, award-winning scientist Richard Fortey purchased four acres...
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The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions

Thomas McNamee · Hachette Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Our feline companions are much-loved but often mysterious. In The Inner Life of Cats, Thomas McNamee blends scientific reportage with engaging, illustrative anecdotes about his own beloved cat, Augusta, to explore and illuminate the secrets and enigmas of her kind.

As it begins,...
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The Seasons Alter: How to Save Our Planet in Six Acts

Philip Kitcher · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A landmark work of environmental philosophy that seeks to transform the debate about climate change.

As the icecaps melt and the sea levels rise around the globe -- threatening human existence as we know it -- climate change has become one of the most urgent and controversial issues...

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Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures

Nicholas Pyenson · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A dive into the secret lives of whales, from their evolutionary past to today's cutting edge of science

Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. They evolved from land-roaming, dog-sized creatures into animals that move...
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Another Good Dog: One Family and Fifty Foster Dogs

CARA SUE ACHTERBERG · Pegasus Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A warm and entertaining memoir about what happens when you foster fifty dogs in less than two years -- and how the dogs save you as much as you save them. When Cara felt her teenaged children slipping away and saw an empty nest on the horizon, she decided the best way to fill that void...
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Bats: An Illustrated Guide to All Species

Marianne Taylor · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The ultimate illustrated guide to all known bat species

Bats: An Illustrated Guide to All Species explores bats and their fundamental role in our ecosystems through lavish full-color photographs and lively narrative. From the Giant Golden Crowned Flying Fox, a megabat with...
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