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Download E-books The Fish With the Deep Sea Smile PDF

By Margaret Wise Brown

Sign up for this lively, fishy story of 1 family's quest between the entire fish within the sea to discover the fish with the deep sea smile - yet can they seize it? Best-selling kid's writer Margaret clever Brown sends us on a rollicking rhyming experience, taking us from the poles to the tropics alongside the way in which. This watery international is introduced colourfully to lifestyles by means of the joys and bright paintings of illustrator Henry Fisher.

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Download E-books Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide PDF

By Charles Foster

A passionate naturalist explores what it’s quite prefer to be an animal―by dwelling like them

How will we ever be sure we actually understand the opposite? to check the bounds of our skill to inhabit lives that aren't our personal, Charles Foster got down to comprehend the final word different: the non-humans, the beasts. And to do this, he attempted to be like them, picking a badger, an otter, a fox, a deer, and a quick. He lived along badgers for weeks, slumbering in a sett in a Welsh hillside and consuming earthworms, studying to feel the panorama via his nostril instead of his eyes. He stuck fish in his the teeth whereas swimming like an otter; rooted via London rubbish cans as an city fox; used to be hunted by way of bloodhounds as a crimson deer, approximately demise within the snow. And he the swifts on their migration path over the Strait of Gibraltar, learning himself to be unusually attached to the birds.

A lyrical, intimate, and fully radical examine the lifetime of animals―human and other―Being a Beast mingles neuroscience and psychology, nature writing and memoir to move the bounds isolating the species. it truly is a unprecedented trip jam-packed with thrills and surprises, humor and pleasure. And, finally, it really is an inquiry into the human adventure in our international, performed by means of exploring the complete variety of the existence round us.

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Download E-books Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in our Understanding PDF

This can be the single checklist of standardized names for North American amphibians and reptiles counseled by means of the 3 significant specialist herpetological societies within the united states; Society for the learn of Amphibians and Reptiles; the Herpetologists' League; and the yankee Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.

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Download E-books The Cat Who Brought Down the House PDF

By Lilian Jackson Braun

Retiring in Pickax, actress Thelma Thackeray has made up our minds to begin a movie membership and manage a fundraiser revue, starring Koko the cat. yet Thelma's celebrated arrival takes an uncongenial flip while the unusual situations of her dual brother's contemporary loss of life appear suspicious to Jim Qwilleran. Qwill wishes a assisting paw for that reason. yet will Koko deign to take time from his degree debut?

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Download E-books Eye Wonder: Horses and Ponies PDF

A profitable blend of knowledge on horse care and driving, in addition to anatomy, habit, and the historical past of those appealing animals come jointly in Eye ask yourself: Horses and Ponies. See a horse's skeleton, find out how a horse "talks," get pleasure from an afternoon on the races, and find out about assorted varieties of horse riding.

A precursor to DK's award-winning Eyewitness sequence, Eye Wonder used to be especially constructed for kids elderly 5 plus, that includes dazzling images displaying matters inside of their average atmosphere, delivering an entire new point of data via strong pictures. The vocabulary is obtainable to younger readers, with the meanings of latest, subject-related phrases sincerely explained.

Reissued with a brand new jacket and 8 new pages of mazes, look-and-finds, quizzes, and interactive actions, the hot new release of Eye Wonder will trap readers' imaginations and provides them a cause to delve even deeper into every one book.

Supports the typical middle nation Standards.

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Download E-books Gorilla Biology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology) PDF

By Andrea B. Taylor, Michele L. Goldsmith

Gorillas are one in every of our closest dwelling kin, the biggest of all dwelling primates, and teeter near to extinction. those attention-grabbing animals are the focal point of this in-depth and accomplished exam of gorilla biology. Gorilla Biology combines contemporary study in morphology, genetics and behavioural ecology to bare the complexity and variety of gorilla populations. the 1st part makes a speciality of morphological and molecular version and underscores the significance of realizing various organic styles in any respect degrees in trying out evolutionary and adaptive hypotheses and elucidating subspecies and species diversification. Following are discussions of the ecological constraints that impression gorilla social association and spotlight their miraculous flexibility. The e-book ends with discussions of the conservation prestige of gorillas and the numerous and extending threats to their persisted survival. Giving perception into the evolutionary biology of those certain primates, this booklet may be crucial examining for primatologists, anthropologists and evolutionary biologists.

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Download E-books Caribbean Amphibians and Reptiles PDF

Amphibians and reptiles are the main various, various, and often encountered animals at the Caribbean islands. This e-book presents quite a few views in this striking crew of organisms. Caribbean Amphibians and Reptiles, compiled by means of a global workforce of zoologists, takes a clean and unique examine the complicated organic puzzle of the Caribbean. the 1st real evaluation of the islands, it contains a historic exam of the folk who've studied the Caribbean amphibians and reptiles. The e-book stories the ecology, evolutionary historical past, and biogeographic causes for the origins and variety of the region's fauna with island-by-island insurance. It places the Caribbean in standpoint through evaluating the islands to important the USA and its amphibian reptile range. also, the e-book comprises figures, tables, and colour plates which deliver to lifestyles a few of the region's such a lot mind-blowing creatures.

Key Features
* provides the 1st entire assessment of amphibians and reptiles within the Caribbean
* contains colour plates and island maps
* participants are well-known specialists within the box

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Download E-books Till Death Do Us Bark: A Dog Walker Mystery PDF

By Judi McCoy

Expert puppy walker Ellie Engleman could have a psychic reference to canine, yet she hoped she wouldn't get roped into facing the wet-nosed site visitors on the Hamptons marriage ceremony she's been invited to. yet quickly she's chasing her tail over difficulty of the two-legged sort. earlier than the bride can say, "I do," an individual is murdered. And Ellie and her yorkiepoo Rudy needs to placed their noses to the floor to smell out the killer.

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Download E-books Wie Pferde fühlen und denken: Verhalten, Emotionen, Intelligenz (Mit Pferden kommunizieren) (German Edition) PDF

By Marlitt Wendt

Die Welt mit Pferdeaugen sehen: Dieses Buch lädt den Leser ein auf eine faszinierende Entdeckungsreise in die Gefühlswelt der Pferde. Es bietet einen fundierten Zugang zur Sprache der Pferde, zu ihren erstaunlichen Intelligenzleistungen und ihren tiefgründigen Emotionen. Auf dieser foundation kann der Mensch lernen, bewusster mit seinem Pferd umzugehen, die Beziehung zu ihm harmonischer zu gestalten und es gewaltfrei und effektiv auszubilden.

Das Gefühlsleben des Pferdes birgt viele Geheimnisse. Dennoch öffnet uns die moderne Verhaltensbiologie heute viele Möglichkeiten, die Pferdepsyche besser zu verstehen. Wie additionally fühlen und denken unsere Pferde? Dieses Buch beantwortet diese Frage umfassend - und verändert nachhaltig unsere Sichtweise auf die Pferde, denn ihre emotionale Persönlichkeit ist facettenreicher als gemeinhin vermutet.

Umso bedeutender wird die Forderung, ihnen das Recht auf ein pferdewürdiges Leben zuzugestehen und im täglichen Umgang ebenso wie bei der Ausbildung die persönlichen Wünsche und Bedürfnisse des Pferdes zu respektieren. In diesem Buch schlägt die Autorin, Verhaltensbiologin mit Spezialisierung auf Pferde, gekonnt eine Brücke zwischen den komplexen Erkenntnissen der Wissenschaft und dem Alltag der Pferdefreunde. Dabei reicht das inhaltliche Spektrum von den subtilen Signalen der Körpersprache des Pferdes über die Entstehung grundlegender Emotionen bis hin zu Hinweisen für einen kreativen und gewaltfreien Umgang mit dem Pferd.

Auf der Grundlage umfangreichen Fachwissens und dennoch auf unterhaltsame artwork und Weise gelingt es der Autorin, den Leser für die seelischen Wünsche und Probleme der Pferde zu sensibilisieren und Lösungsmöglichkeiten aufzuzeigen. So wird dieses Werk dazu beitragen, die Welt der Pferde in der Obhut des Menschen wieder ein kleines bisschen besser zu machen.

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