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AT THE WATER'S EDGE

By: ALAN M. CVANCARA

Price: $6.00

Publisher: WILEY JOHN & SONS INC.(TRADE:

Seller ID: IM167968

ISBN: 0471620866

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Explores the basics of freshwater ecology--the workings of lakes, ponds and streams--as learned while traveling by canoe or kayak, or while hiking or snorkeling. Answers questions such as, Of what good are mosquitoes?'' and Of what harm is acid rain to lakes and streams?'' Includes more than 100 illustrations of aquatic life and associated environments. One chapter covers a hypothetical three-day solo journey. A list of select national wildlife refuges featuring freshwat... View more info

NO ROOM IN THE ARK

By: ALAN MOORHEAD

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER & BROTHERS:

Seller ID: IM433755

ISBN: 1199176443

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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VANISHED WORLD

By: ANNE GERTRU SNELLER

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: IM458946

ISBN: 1199436372

Condition: FAIR CONDITION


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TEACHING A STONE TO TALK : EXPEDITIONS A

By: ANNIE DILLARD

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM485597

ISBN: 0060915412

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


Here, in this compelling assembly of writings, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard explores the world of natural facts and human meanings. View more info

ATLANTIC SALMON A VANISHING SPECIES

By: ANTHONY NETBOY

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM423510

ISBN: 1199071722

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Dj shows light wear with a few small tears in mylar jacket . View more info

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AMONG THE BEARS : RAISING ORPHAN CUBS IN

By: BENJAMIN KILHAM

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HOLT, HENRY AND COMPANY INC.:

Seller ID: IM269349

ISBN: 0805069194

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A first-person account of wild bear behavior that is both a thrilling animal story and a groundbreaking work of science. In the spring of 1993, Ben Kilham, a naturalist who lives in the woodlands of New Hampshire, began raising a pair of orphaned wild black bears. The experience changed his life. While spending thousands of hours with the cubs, Kilham discovered unknown facets of bear behavior that have radically revised our understanding of animal behavior. Now ... View more info

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WINTER WORLD : THE INGENUITY OF ANIMAL S

By: BERND HEINRICH

Price: $9.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM4892

ISBN: 0060197447

Condition: EX LIBRARY GOOD


From flying hot-blooded squirrels and diminutive kinglets to sleeping black bears and torpid turtles to frozen insects and frogs, the animal kingdom relies on staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who alter the environment to accommodate physicallimitations, most animals are adapted to an amazing range of conditions. In Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival, biologist, illustrator, and award-winning author Ber... View more info

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SUMMER WORLD : A SEASON OF BOUNTY

By: BERND HEINRICH

Price: $14.24

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM10037

ISBN: 0060742186

Condition: NEW


How can cicadas survive--and thrive--at temperatures pushing 115F? Do hummingbirds know what they're up against before they migrate over the Gulf of Mexico? Why do some trees stop growing taller even when three months of warm weather remain? With awe and unmatched expertise, Bernd Heinrich's Summer World never stops exploring the beautifully complex interactions of animals and plants with nature, giving extraordinary depth to the relationships between habitat and the ... View more info

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MIND OF THE RAVEN : INVESTIGATIONS AND A

By: BERND HEINRICH

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM17814

ISBN: 0061136050

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Heinrich involves us in his quest to get inside the mind of the raven. But as animals can only be spied on by getting quite close, Heinrich adopts ravens, thereby becoming a "raven father," as well as observing them in their natural habitat. He studies their daily routines, and in the process, paints a vivid picture of the ravens' world. At the heart of this book are Heinrich's love and respect for these complex and engaging creatures, and through his keen observation... View more info

BENEATH THE DARK HILL

By: CHRIS FERRIS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SWAN HILL:

Seller ID: IM406588

ISBN: 1853105635

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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FOREST PRIMEVAL

By: CHRIS MASER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM298624

ISBN: 0871566834

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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SAFARI SOUTH AMERICA

By: CHRISTINA WOOD

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PARKWEST PUBLICATIONS INC.:

Seller ID: IM262260

ISBN: 0800869451

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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ANIMALS OF FARTHING WOOD

By: COLIN DANN

Price: $9.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM178488

ISBN: 052566677X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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PRAIRIE WORLD : PLANTS AND ANIMALS OF TH

By: DAVID F. COSTELLO

Price: $9.00

Publisher: CROWELL:

Seller ID: IM441321

ISBN: 1199255912

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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SONGS OF THE GORILLA NATION : MY JOURNEY

By: DAWN PRINCE-HUGHES

Price: $6.50

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM474835

ISBN: 1400082153

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In this elegant and thought-provoking memoir, Dawn Prince-Hughes traces her personal growth from undiagnosed autism to the moment, as a young woman, when she entered the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle and became immediately fascinated with the gorillas. By observing them and, later, working with them, Prince-Hughes was finally able to emerge from her solitude and connect to living beings in a way she had never previously experienced. More than a story of autism, "Songs... View more info

BIRDWATCHING WITH AMERICAN WOMEN

By: DEBORAH STROM

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NORTON W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

Seller ID: IM117138

ISBN: 0393022706

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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DESERT TIME

By: DIANA KAPPEL-SMITH

Price: $10.00

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM85230

ISBN: 0316482986

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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NIGHT LIFE NATURE FROM DUSK TO DAWN

By: DIANA KAPPEL-SMITH

Price: $10.00

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM85232

ISBN: 0316483001

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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PRAIRIE GROVE

By: DONALD CULROSS PEATTIE

Price: $6.00

Publisher: LITERARY GUILD:

Seller ID: IM448129

ISBN: 1199326119

Condition: GOOD TORN DJ/COVER


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SINGING IN THE WILDERNESS

By: DONALD CULROSS PEATTIE

Price: $6.00

Publisher: G.P. PUTNAM'S SONS:

Seller ID: IM433797

ISBN: 1199176877

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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OUR WILDLIFE LEGACY

By: DURWARD ALLEN

Price: $9.00

Publisher: UNKNOWN PUBLISHER:

Seller ID: IM460645

ISBN: 119945365X

Condition: FAIR POOR DUSTJACKET


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COUNTRY DIARY OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY

By: EDITH HOLDEN

Price: $7.50

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE/COLLEGE DEPT:

Seller ID: IM2733

ISBN: 0030210267

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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DESERT SOLITAIRE

By: EDWARD ABBEY

Price: $7.59

Publisher: BALLANTINE/FAWCETT:

Seller ID: IM88736

ISBN: 0345326490

Condition: NEW


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DESERT SOLITAIRE: A Season in the Wilderness

By: EDWARD ABBEY

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM204589

ISBN: 0671695886

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


When "Desert Solitaire" was first published in 1968, it became the focus of a nationwide cult. Rude and sensitive. Thought-provoking and mystical. Angry and loving. Both Abbey and this book are all of these and more. Here, the legendary author of "The Monkey Wrench Gang, Abbey's Road" and many other critically acclaimed books vividly captures the essence of his life during three seasons as a park ranger in southeastern Utah. This is a rare view of a quest to experience n... View more info

GERALD DURRELL'S ARMY

By: EDWARD WHITLEY

Price: $10.00

Publisher: TRAFALGAR SQUARE:

Seller ID: IM224372

ISBN: 0719549493

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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