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  • Honeybee Democracy by Thomas D. Seeley
    Honeybee Democracy (English, Hardback) Thomas D. Seeley

    Honeybees make decisions collectively - and democratically. This book reveals that these incredible insects have much to teach us when it comes to collective wisdom and effective decision making. It presents an account of scientific discovery. It investigates how evolution has honed the decision-making methods of honeybees over millions of years.

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  • The Wisdom of Wolves by Jim Dutcher
    The Wisdom of Wolves (English, Hardback) Jim Dutcher, Jamie Dutcher

    From the world-famous couple who lived alongside a wolf pack, this book of inspiration will fascinate animal and nature lovers.

    $24.33 $26.00
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  • Dawn Chorus by British Library
    Dawn Chorus (English, CD-Audio) British Library

    Presents an hour-long recording that captures the magical awakening of bird-life at daybreak in the British countryside. This CD offers a selection of British woodland recordings taken from the collection of the wildlife section of the British Library sound archive.

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  • Life Skills for Puppies by Helen Zulch
    Life Skills for Puppies (English, Paperback) Helen Zulch, Daniel Mills

    This book approaches puppy education from the puppy's perspective. Presenting the key skills that a dog needs to cope with life, it aims to help owners develop a fulfilling relationship with their puppy, helping it to behave in an appropriate manner and develop resilience, whilst maintaining good welfare.

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  • The Wisdom of the Hive by Thomas D. Seeley
    The Wisdom of the Hive (English, Hardback) Thomas D. Seeley

    Through a study of how a colony of bees is organized to gather its resources, this work examines the way in which a highly-integrated animal society works. The author compares the honey bee colony to other functionally-organized groups such as colonies of marine invertebrates and human societies.

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  • Secrets of the Snout by Frank Rosell
    Secrets of the Snout (English, Hardback) Frank Rosell

    In Secrets of the Snout, Frank Rosell blends storytelling and science as he sniffs out the myriad ways in which dogs have been trained to employ their incredible olfactory skills, from sussing out cancer and narcotics to locating endangered and invasive species, as well as missing persons (and golf balls).

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  • Play, Playfulness, Creativity and Innovation by Patrick Bateson
    Play, Playfulness, Creativity and Innovation (English, Paperback) Patrick Bateson, Paul Martin

    Examines the role of playfulness in animal and human development, highlighting its links to creativity and, in turn, to innovation.

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  • Rabbit Behaviour, Health and Care by Marit Emilie Buseth
    Rabbit Behaviour, Health and Care (English, Paperback) Marit Emilie Buseth, Richard Saunders

    Covers all aspects of rabbit behaviour, welfare, health and husbandry, with updated and expanded content relevant to veterinarians. Case studies from around the world give this valuable resource an international perspective.

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  • A Shadow Above by Joe Shute
    A Shadow Above (English, Hardback) Joe Shute

    For centuries, the raven Corvus Corax has stalked us in life and in death. Excavations of Bronze Age settlements in Britain have revealed raven bones mingled with human remains. The Viking and Norman warriors that stormed these shores did so sporting ravens on their shields and banners. By the 15th century the service the birds provided scavenging and picking clean bodies on the streets of British...

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  • Animal Locomotion by Andrew Biewener
    Animal Locomotion (English, Paperback) Andrew Biewener, Sheila Patek

    This book examines how animals move, comparing running, swimming, and flying. It also reviews the common principles of design and movement that animals have evolved to move through very different physical environments.

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  • King Solomon's Ring by Konrad Lorenz
    King Solomon's Ring (English, Paperback) Konrad Lorenz

    A delightful treasury of observations and insights into the lives of all sorts of creatures, from jackdaws and water-shrews to dogs, cats and even wolves. It is a wonderfully written introduction to the world of our furred and feathered friends!

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  • The Dog Listener by Jan Fennell
    The Dog Listener (Paperback) Jan Fennell

    You've heard of the Horse Whisperer - now meet the woman who uses similar methods to train dogs.

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  • Furry Logic by Matin Durrani
    Furry Logic (English, Paperback) Matin Durrani, Liz Kalaugher

    A captivating introduction to the physics of how animals do what they must do to survive.

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  • Animal Personality by Jill R.D. MacKay
    Animal Personality (English, Paperback) Jill R.D. MacKay

    Animal Personality introduces the fundamentals of personality science and research, describing the history of behavioural testing, and then drills into scientific measurement, recording and statistical analysis of individual personalities in animals.

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  • Wild Chimpanzees by Adam Clark Arcadi
    Wild Chimpanzees (English, Paperback) Adam Clark Arcadi

    An introduction to chimpanzee behavior and conservation, synthesizing findings from long-term field studies in the African rainforest belt.

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  • The Extended Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
    The Extended Selfish Gene (English, Hardback) Richard Dawkins

    As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research. This extended edition includes a new epilogue from the author and two key chapters from The Extended Phenotype.

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  • Making Animals Happy by Temple Grandin
    Making Animals Happy (Paperback) Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson

    'The modern day Doctor Dolittle' (Guardian), bestselling author of Animals in Translation, investigates the secrets of mental health in animals.

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  • Zoo Animals by Geoff Hosey
    Zoo Animals (English, Paperback) Geoff Hosey, Vicky Melfi

    Zoo Animals: Behaviour, Management and Welfare addresses the key questions surrounding the keeping of zoo animals, and reveals how we can apply our ever-growing understanding of animal behaviour to ensure zoo animals are managed as effectively as possible, without their health and welfare being compromised.

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  • The Behavior Guide to African Mammals by Richard D. Estes
    The Behavior Guide to African Mammals (English, Paperback) Richard D. Estes, Daniel Otte

    Allows us to understand what animals do and what their behavior means. This title describes and explains the behavior of four major groups of mammals.

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  • Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee? by Ben Ambridge
    Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee? (Paperback) Ben Ambridge

    What makes humans special? What makes us different from animals? Psy-Q author Ben Ambridge's entertaining, illuminating new book has a surprising answer: less than you might think. Really, we're all just animals. But all animals - us included - are pretty special. Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee? is a collection of ingenious tests, puzzles, quizzes and games that pits the reader against a range...

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