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  • Ways of Being

    Beyond Human Intelligence

    by James Bridle ...
    What does it mean to be intelligent? Is it something unique to humans - or do we share it with other beings?Recent years have seen rapid advances in 'artificial' intelligence, which increasingly appears to be something stranger than we ever imagined. At the same time, we are becoming more aware of the other intelligences which have been with us all along, unrecognized. These other beings are the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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  • An Immense World

    How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us

    by Ed Yong ...
    The Earth teems with sights and textures, sounds and vibrations, smells and tastes, electric and magnetic fields. But every animal is enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble, perceiving but a tiny sliver of an immense world. This book welcomes us into previously unfathomable dimensions - the world as it is truly perceived by other animals.We encounter beetles that are drawn to fires, turtles ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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  • Where Song Began: Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World

    Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World

    by Tim Low ...
    Tim Low, award-winning author of Feral Future, in an eye-opening book on the unique nature of Australian birds and their role in ecology and global evolution.Renowned for its unusual mammals, Australia is a land of birds that are just as unusual, just as striking, a result of the continent's tens of millions of years of isolation. Compared with birds elsewhere, ours are more likely to be ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • How Zoologists Organize Things

    The Art of Classification

    Humankind’s fascination with the animal kingdom began as a matter of survival – differentiating the edible from the toxic, the ferocious from the tractable. Since then, our compulsion to catalogue wildlife has played a key role in growing our understanding of the planet and ourselves, inspiring religious beliefs and evolving scientific theories. The book unveils wild truths and even wilder myths ... Read more

    $31.23 AUD

  • Entangled Life

    The phenomenal Sunday Times bestseller exploring how fungi make our worlds, change our minds and shape our futures

    The smash-hit Sunday Times bestseller that will transform your understanding of our planet and life itself.'Dazzling, vibrant, vision-changing' Robert MacfarlaneWinner of the Royal Society Science Book Prize 2021Winner of the Wainwright Prize for Conservation Writing 2021The more we learn about fungi, the less makes sense without them. They can change our minds, heal our bodies an... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Australian Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) VI

    Colour Plates 305-632

    by EC Zimmerman ...
    series Australian Weevils Series
    This second volume of colour plates features the remaining 328 plates of the series, or 2624 individual photographs to bring the total number of coloured illustrations of the series to 5036. It includes further illustrations of the families Anthribidae, Caridae, Rhynchitidae, Attelabidae, Brentidae and Apionidae of Orthoceri and of the Erirhinidae of Heteromorphi, but the bulk of the plates deals ... Read more

    $184.02 AUD

  • The Zookeeper's Wife

    An unforgettable true story, now a major film

    In war-torn Warsaw, a zookeeper and his wife refuse to surrender...Now a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain and Daniel Brühl, Diane Ackerman's The Zookeeper's Wife is based on a remarkable true story of bravery and sanctuary during World War II. Perfect for fans of Lion and Hidden Figures.'I can't imagine a better story or storyteller. The Zookeeper's Wife will touch every ner... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Ferals that Ate Australia

    From the bestselling author of The Dogs that Made Australia

    by Guy Hull ...
    Dangerous predators and ravenous herbivores: the story of Australia's feral nightmareIsolation was once the impenetrable barrier that protected Australia and its unique fauna. But a little over two hundred years ago a foreign power took possession and brought with it the foreign animals that now dominate the country's ecosystem. They are the enemy within.Since that time, around 10 per cent of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Selfish Gene

    40th Anniversary edition

    series Oxford Landmark Science
    The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Duncton Wood

    series The Duncton Chronicles #1
    The epic first instalment of the multi-million bestseller The Duncton Chronicles.The moles of Duncton Wood live in the shadow of Mandrake, a cruel tyrant corrupted by absolute power. A solitary young mole, Bracken, is leads the fight to free them. Only by putting his trust in the ancient Stone, a forgotten symbol of a great spiritual past, can he find the strength to challenge Mandrake’s darkness ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australia

    First published in 1994, The Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australia was the first ever book of its type in Australia – a complete guide to locating every resident bird species in Australia, plus supplementary information on where to find rarities, migratory species and logistical information. This fully revised second edition expands on the best-selling appeal of the first, describing ... Read more

    $40.03 AUD

  • I Contain Multitudes

    The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

    by Ed Yong ...
    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZEYour body is teeming with tens of trillions of microbes. It's an entire world, a colony full of life.In other words, you contain multitudes.They sculpt our organs, protect us from diseases, guide our behaviour, and bombard us with their genes. They also hold the key to understanding all life on earth.In I Contain Multitudes<.. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Life on Our Planet

    My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future

    'Read this book to learn, but also to honour the man. We shall never see his like again.' - Sunday TimesSee the world. Then make it better.'I am 94. I've had an extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary.As a young man, I felt I was out there in the wild, experiencing the untouched natural world - but it was an illusion. The tragedy of our time has been happening all ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Genius of Birds

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2017 PEN/E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARDFor decades, people have written off birds as largely witless, driven by instinct and capable of only the simplest mental processes. But this just isn't true.In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence and social smarts. They make complex ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Fathoms

    the world in the whale

    by Rebecca Giggs ...
    WINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTIONWINNER OF THE NIB LITERARY AWARDFINALIST FOR THE KIRKUS PRIZE FOR NONFICTIONHIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR WRITING ON GLOBAL CONSERVATIONA SUNDAY INDEPENDENT BOOK OF THE YEAR‘There is a kind of hauntedness in wild animals today: a spectre related to environmental change … ... ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Cat Sense

    The Feline Enigma Revealed

    by John Bradshaw ...
    From John Bradshaw, one of the world's leading experts on animal behaviour, and the author of the Sunday Times Bestseller, In Defence of Dogs, Cat Sense is a scientific portrait of the true, surprising nature of catsWorshipped as gods, feared as demonic servants, seen as both wild opportunists and beloved companions, cats often seem as unfathomable, enigmatic and magical to us today as they did in ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Spillover

    the powerful, prescient book that predicted the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

    by David Quammen ...
    Read this gripping, timely book about the transmission of deadly viruses from animal to human populations, and how we can fight the current Covid-19 pandemic.WITH A NEW AFTERWORD ON CORONAVIRUSAs globalization spreads and as we destroy the ancient ecosystems, we encounter strange and dangerous infections that originate in animals but that can be transmitted to humans. Diseases that were contained ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • In the Shadow of Man

    by Jane Goodall ...
    'One of history's most impressive field studies; an instant animal classic' TIMEJane Goodall's classic account of primate research provides an impressively detailed and absorbing account of the early years of her field study of, and adventures with, chimpanzees in Tanzania, Africa. It is a landmark for everyone to enjoy. ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Finding Australian Birds

    A Field Guide to Birding Locations

    Finding Australian Birds is a guide to the special birds found across Australia's vastly varied landscapes. From the eastern rainforests to central deserts, Australia is home to some 900 species of birds. This book covers over 400 Australian bird watching sites conveniently grouped into the best birding areas, from one end of the country to the other. This includes areas such as Kakadu in the Top ... Read more

    $40.03 AUD

  • The Rise And Fall Of The Third Chimpanzee

    how our animal heritage affects the way we live

    by Jared Diamond ...
    From the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Guns, Germs and SteelMore than 98 % of human genes are shared with two species of chimpanzee. The 'third' chimpanzee is man.Jared Diamond surveys our life-cycle, culture, sexuality and destructive urges both towards ourselves and the planet to explore the ways in which we are uniquely human yet still influenced by our animal origins. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Bird Minds

    Cognition and Behaviour of Australian Native Birds

    by Gisela Kaplan ...
    In her comprehensive and carefully crafted book, Gisela Kaplan demonstrates how intelligent and emotional Australian birds can be. She describes complex behaviours such as grieving, deception, problem solving and the use of tools. Many Australian birds cooperate and defend each other, and exceptional ones go fishing by throwing breadcrumbs in the water, extract poisonous parts from prey and use ... Read more

    $36.07 AUD

  • The Inner Life of Animals

    Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

    Can horses feel shame? Do deer grieve? Why do roosters deceive hens?We tend to assume that we are the only living things able to experience feelings but have you ever wondered what’s going on in an animal’s head? From the leafy forest floor to the inside of a bee hive, The Inner Life of Animals opens up the animal kingdom like never before. We hear the stories of a grateful humpback whale, of a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Alex & Me

    how a scientist and a parrot discovered a hidden world of animal intelligence — and formed a deep bond in the process

    On September 6, 2007, an African Grey parrot named Alex died prematurely at age thirty-one. His last words to his owner, Irene Pepperberg, were ‘You be good. I love you.’What would normally be a quiet, very private event was, in Alex’s case, headline news. Over the thirty years they had worked together, Alex and Irene had become famous — two pioneers who opened an unprecedented window into the ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • On the Origin of Species (Illustrated + Audiobook Download Link + Active TOC)

    FEATURES:• Includes beautiful artworks and illustrations• A link of a FREE audio book to download at the end of the book• Active Table of Contents for an easy navigation within the book• Manually coded and crafted by professionals for highest formatting quality and standardsCheck out ngims Publishing's other illustrated literary classics. The vast majority of our books have original illustrations, ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD