Still Life: Adventures in Taxidermy

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Animal ABC (Big Little Golden Book)

Animal ABC (Big Little Golden Book)A bevy of bunnies explore an alphabet of unusual animals From a big jawed alligator and a honey eating bear to a frolicsome kangaroo and finely groomed yak, the bunnies hop with frivolity through this beautiful book Williams s whimsical illustrations capture the bunnies wonderment of each creatur

Little Golden Book Collection: Farm Tales

Little Golden Book Collection: Farm TalesThere s nothing like a Little Golden Book and everyone s farm favorites are to be found in this deluxe collection Beautifully bound, this choice crop of farm tales features such unforgettable stories as The Jolly Barnyard, The Animals of Farmer Jones, and The Shy Little Kitten plus some new f

Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives

Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of CaptivesWelcome to the savage and surprising world of Zoo Story, an unprecedented account of the secret life of a zoo and its inhabitants, both animal and human Based on six years of research, the book follows a handful of unforgettable characters at Tampa s Lowry Park Zoo an alpha chimp with a weakness f

Poseidon's Steed The Story of Seahorses, from Myth to Reality

Poseidon's Steed The Story of Seahorses, from Myth to RealityA fascinating journey with the sea creature that has captured human imagination for thousands of yearsPoseidon s Steed trails the seahorse through secluded waters across the globe in a kaleidoscopic history that mirrors man s centuries old fascination with the animal, sweeping from the reefs of Indo

The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them

The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend ThemThe president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, the world s largest animal protection organization, Wayne Pacelle brings us The Bond, a heartfelt, eye opening exploration of the special bond between animals and humans With the poignant insight of Animals Make Us Human and the shoc

Winter's Tail: How One Little Dolphin Learned to Swim Again

Winter's Tail: How One Little Dolphin Learned to Swim AgainThe original hardcover upon which the major motion picture is based on When Winter was a baby, she was rescued from a crab trap, her tail seriously damaged, and rushed to Clearwater Marine Aquarium Winter survived, but eventually her tail fell off Then Winter received a prosthetic tail It was ver

Vet in Harness

Vet in HarnessThe Yorkshire dales have never seemed beautiful for James now he has a lovely wife by his side, a partner s plate on the gate and the usual menagerie of farm animals, pets and owners demanding his constant attention and teaching him a few lessons along the way n nAll of the old Darrowby friend