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  • Fauna and Family

    More Durrell Family Adventures on Corfu

    The inspiration for the PBS Masterpiece series, The Durrells in Corfu: A naturalist’s childhood adventures with animals—and humans—on a Greek island.For a passionate animal lover like young Gerald Durrell, the island in the Ionian Sea was a natural paradise, teeming with strange birds and beasts. As he writes . . .“To me, this blue kingdom was a treasure house of strange beasts which I longed to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Other Minds

    The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness

    Philosopher Peter Godfrey-Smith dons a wet suit and journeys into the depths of consciousness in Other MindsAlthough mammals and birds are widely regarded as the smartest creatures on earth, it has lately become clear that a very distant branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence: the cephalopods, consisting of the squid, the cuttlefish, and above all the octopus. In ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Animal Camp

    Lessons in Love and Hope from Rescued Farm Animals

    by Kathy Stevens ...
    Picking up where she left off in Where the Blind Horse Sings, Kathy Stevens regales us with more tales of the rescued animals at Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS), some touching, some hilarious, all provocative. We meet Barbie, the broiler hen found hiding under a blue Honda in Brooklyn who falls for the animal ambassador Rambo, a ram with an uncanny sense of what others need. Then there’s Norma Rae ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law

    by Mary Roach ...
    **An Instant New York Times Bestseller#1 Los Angeles Times Bestseller#1 Indie Hardcover Nonfiction BestsellerA Publishers Weekly Best Nonfiction Book of 2021Longlisted for the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in NonfictionJoin "America’s funniest science writer" (Peter Carlson, Washington Post), Mary Roach, on an irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Tropical Nature

    Life and Death in the Rain Forests of Central and

    Seventeen marvelous essays introducing the habitats, ecology, plants, and animals of the Central and South American rainforest.A lively, lucid portrait of the tropics as seen by two uncommonly observant and thoughtful field biologists. Its seventeen marvelous essays introduce the habitats, ecology, plants, and animals of the Central and South American rainforest. Includes a lengthy appendix of ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • An Immense World

    How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us

    by Ed Yong ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “thrilling” (The New York Times), “dazzling” (The Wall Street Journal) tour of the radically different ways that animals perceive the world that will fill you with wonder and forever alter your perspective, by Pulitzer Prize–winning science journalist Ed Yong“One of this year’s finest works of narrative nonfiction.”—Oprah DailyONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: <e ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Justice for Animals

    Our Collective Responsibility

    A revolutionary new theory and call to action on animal rights, ethics, and law from the renowned philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum.Animals are in trouble all over the world. Whether through the cruelties of the factory meat industry, poaching and game hunting, habitat destruction, or neglect of the companion animals that people purport to love, animals suffer injustice and horrors at our hands every ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • One Hundred and Four Horses

    A Memoir of Farm and Family, Africa and Exile

    There is little in this world that a family cannot endure, if endure they must. For we all have it within us to lose everything, absolutely everything, and still find strength in the most simple, beautiful things.Pat and Mandy Retzlaff lived a hard but satisfying farming life in Zimbabwe. Working all hours of the day on their sprawling ranch and raising three boisterous children, they savored the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Better Living Through Birding

    Notes from a Black Man in the Natural World

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Central Park birder Christian Cooper takes us beyond the viral video that shocked a nation and into a world of avian adventures, global excursions, and the unexpected lessons you can learn from a life spent looking up."Wondrous . . . captivating.”—Ed Yong, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of An Immense WorldChristian Cooper is a self-described “Blerd” (Black nerd), an avid ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • How to Think Like a Horse

    The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do

    by Cherry Hill ...
    In this fascinating best seller, Cherry Hill explores the way horses think and how it affects their behavior. Explaining why certain smells and sounds appeal to your horse’s sensibility and what sets off his sudden movements, Hill stresses how recognizing the thought processes behind your horse’s actions can help you communicate effectively and develop a trusting relationship based on mutual ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Pawprints of History

    Dogs in the Course of Human Events

    by Stanley Coren ...
    The Pawprints of History shines a new light on a favorite subject -- the relationship between humans and their four-legged best friends. Stanley Coren, a renowned expert on dog-human interactions, has combed the annals of history and found captivating stories of how dogs have lent a helping paw and influenced the actions, decisions, and fates of well-known figures from every era and throughout the ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Knowledge Encyclopedia Human Body!

    series Knowledge Encyclopedias
    Do you ever wonder what is happening inside you right now?See for yourself with this breathtaking book that takes you on a complete tour of the human body.Jaw-dropping new computer-generated images showcase the many parts, organs, tissues, and systems that keep you firing on all cylinders! These strikingly realistic pictures zoom in on the amazing wonders of the human body in breathtaking detail ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • What an Owl Knows

    The New Science of the World's Most Enigmatic Birds

    **An instant New York Times bestseller!From the author of The Genius of Birds and The Bird Way, a brilliant scientific investigation into owls—the most elusive of birds—and why they exert such a hold on human imagination**For millennia, owls have captivated and intrigued us. Our fascination with these mysterious birds was first documented more than thirty thousand years ago in the Chauvet Cave ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Of Wolves and Men

    by Barry Lopez ...
    National Book Award Finalist: A “brilliant” study of the science and mythology of the wolf by the New York Times–bestselling author of Arctic Dreams (The Washington Post).When John Fowles reviewed Of Wolves and Men, he called it “A remarkable book, both biologically absorbing and humanly rich, and one that should be read by every concerned American.” In this National Book Award–shortlisted work, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Flying Dinosaurs

    How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds

    by John Pickrell ...
    “It will be difficult for any reader to think about dinosaurs—or birds—in the same ways they had before.”—Publishers WeeklyThe discovery of stunning, feathered dinosaur fossils coming out of China in the twentieth century suggests that these creatures were much more bird-like than paleontologists previously imagined. Further evidence—bones, genetics, eggs, behavior, and more—has shown a seamless ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sasquatch Seeker's Field Manual

    Using Citizen Science To Uncover North America's Most Elusive Creature

    by David Gordon ...
    CLICK HERE to download a sample•Provides observational techniques for uncovering nature’s clues hiding in plain sight•Includes maps, scientific figures, and illustrations•NOT A SPORTSMAN’S HUNTING GUIDE, as Sasquatch’s value to science is potentially ground-breakingBestselling writer and naturalist David George Gordon delves into the r... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Wildlife of the World

    series DK Wonders of the World
    Experience the full force of nature with this stunning visual encyclopedia celebrating the world's most wonderful wildlife.With an inspiring foreword by leading naturalist and wildlife photographer Chris Packham, this epic adventure takes you across the continents to meet all creatures big and small. You'll visit the deserts of Australia, the grasslands of Africa, the rainforests of South America, ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Rescue Me

    My Life with the Battersea Dogs

    Melissa Wareham always wanted to work with dogs. After failing her biology O-level she realised she'd have to start at the bottom, cleaning out kennels at Battersea Dogs Home.From frail old men looking for a four-legged companion to famous folk who've lost their favourite hound, it seemed that at some point everyone passes through Battersea's doors. Amongst the clamour of thousands of lost pets ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Swimming with Piranhas at Feeding Time: My Life Doing Dumb Stuff with Animals

    "Hilariously informative…This book will remind you why you always wanted to be a naturalist." —OutsideIn this thrilling foray into the animal kingdom, Richard Conniff takes readers on an adventure-packed journey as he courts the most dangerous animals and lives to tell the tale. He lets African wild dogs sniff his neck to test the idea that they are vicious man-eaters, sticks his hand in a fire ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • In a Dog's Heart

    What Our Dogs Need, Want, and Deserve--and the Gifts We Can Expect in Return

    What our dogs need to live a good life, and why we must come through for themOver the two decades she has spent raising and training service dogs for people with disabilities, Jennifer Arnold has come to a unique and profound understanding of the human-dog bond. Though it may seem simple and instinctive, the friendship and devotion we share with our pets is a wondrous evolutionary development. Our ... Read more

    $7.99 USD $6.99 USD

  • Beastly

    The 40,000-Year Story of Animals and Us

    by Keggie Carew ...
    From an award-winning nature writer, true stories of our shared planet, all its inhabitants, and the fascinating ways they connect in the net of lifeAnimals have shaped our minds, our lives, our land, and our civilization. Humanity would not have gotten very far without them—making use of their labor for transportation, agriculture, and pollination; their protection from predators; and their ... Read more

    $16.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Perfect Horse

    The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the closing days of World War IIWINNER OF THE PEN AWARD FOR RESEARCH NONFICTIONIn the chaotic last days of the war, a small troop of battle-weary American soldiers captures a German spy and makes an astonishing find—his briefcase is empty but for photos of ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Ethics of Killing Animals

    by Peter Singer ...
    While it is generally accepted that animal welfare matters morally, it is less clear how to morally evaluate the ending of an animal's life. It seems to matter for the animal whether it experiences pain or pleasure, or enjoyment or suffering. But does it also matter for the animal whether it lives or dies? Is a longer life better for an animal than a shorter life? If so, under what conditions is ... Read more

    $42.99 USD

  • The Garden of the Gods

    series The Corfu Trilogy
    Part of the trilogy of memoirs that inspired the television show The Durrells in Corfu: A naturalist’s adventures with animals—and humans—on a Greek island.When his family moved to a Greek island, young naturalist Gerald Durrell was able to indulge his passion for wildlife of all sorts as he discovered the new world around him—and the creatures and people who inhabited it. Indeed, Durrell’s years ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus