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  • Swim to Recovery: Canine Hydrotherapy Healing
    Swim to Recovery: Canine Hydrotherapy Healing (English, Paperback) Emily Wong

    Explores canine hydrotherapy, rehabilitation and weight management, and how these can improve your dog's well-being. Obesity is one of the most common issues that domestic dogs face, and this book brings awareness to the matter, suggesting preventative measures and simple husbandry tips that the owner can use to safeguard their dog's welfare.

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  • Equine Internal Medicine
    Equine Internal Medicine (English, Paperback) Tim S. Mair, Thomas J. Divers

    Written by well-respected experts from the UK and USA, Equine Internal Medicine: Self-Assessment Color Review Second Edition presents more than 200 interesting and challenging cases encountered in equine practice, complete with photographs, imaging, or endoscopy findings; blood or fluid smears; other ancillary tests; and, in some cases, pathologic findings. Completely revised and updated, this new...

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  • The Evolution of Senescence in the Tree of Life
    The Evolution of Senescence in the Tree of Life (English, Hardback) Richard P. Shefferson

    Top researchers in the field introduce interdisciplinary perspectives on senescence, presenting new insights and cutting-edge research.

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  • Reptiles and Amphibians
    Reptiles and Amphibians (English, Paperback) Fredric L. Frye

    Written by a foremost authority, this book presents over 230 cases and questions at different levels of expertise, with detailed explanatory answers. The cases appear in random order, just as they would in real life, and enable readers?by solving the clinical puzzle?to make differential diagnoses, treatment plans, and prognoses. The color review includes a wealth of problem-oriented information of...

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  • The Physiology of Fishes
    The Physiology of Fishes (English, Hardback) David H. Evans

    Following the success of the bestselling third edition, this newly updated and completely revised fourth edition of The Physiology of Fishes provides comprehensive coverage of the most important aspects of the form and function of fishes. It covers the most recent advances as well as fundamental subjects such as cardiovascular physiology, intestinal transport, and gill ion uptake. Written by an...

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  • Visual Ecology
    Visual Ecology (English, Hardback) Thomas W. Cronin, Sonke Johnsen

    Presents the study of how animals use visual systems to meet their ecological needs, how these systems have evolved, and how they are specialized for particular visual tasks. This book provides the synthesis of the field to appear in more than three decades.

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  • Comparative Biomechanics
    Comparative Biomechanics (English, Hardback) Steven Vogel

    Why do you switch from walking to running at a specific speed? Why do tall trees rarely blow over in high winds? And why does a spore ejected into air at seventy miles per hour travel only a fraction of an inch?Comparative Biomechanics is the first and only textbook that takes a comprehensive look at the mechanical aspects of life--covering animals and plants, structure and movement, and solids...

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  • The Teeth of Non-Mammalian Vertebrates
    The Teeth of Non-Mammalian Vertebrates (English, Hardback) Barry K. B. Berkovitz, R. P. Shellis

    "The Teeth of Non-Mammalian Vertebrates is the first comprehensive publication devoted to the teeth and dentitions of living fishes, amphibians and reptiles. The book presents a comprehensive survey of the amazing variety of tooth forms among non-mammalian vertebrates, based on descriptions of approximately 400 species belonging to about 160 families. The text is lavishly illustrated with more...

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  • Clinical Signs in Small Animal Medicine, Second Edition
    Clinical Signs in Small Animal Medicine, Second Edition (English, Paperback) Michael Schaer D.V.M.

    This new edition of the bestselling book presents 800 all new color photographs of the highest quality, with detailed captions that focus on key pointers to diagnosis and treatment. The book is organised into chapters by body system. Each chapter then begins with a list of ?Mikey's Maxims'. These amusing and accurate key points will be invaluable when considering conditions or highlight commons...

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  • Marine Mammal Physiology
    Marine Mammal Physiology (English, Hardback) Michael A. Castellini

    This book explores the essential aspects of what makes marine mammals physiologically "different" from terrestrial mammals in regard to life in the sea. Neither a collection of scientific publications nor a reference encyclopedia, it focuses on exploring a consistent approach to questions about life in the sea. Each chapter is arranged around a common perspective and theme: the big picture...

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  • Pheromones and Animal Behavior
    Pheromones and Animal Behavior (English, Paperback) Tristram D. Wyatt

    This book explains how animals use chemical communication, emphasising the evolutionary context and covering fields from ecology to neuroscience and chemistry.

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  • Vertebrate Endocrinology
    Vertebrate Endocrinology (English, Hardback) David O. Norris, James A. Carr

    Provides an overview of the endocrine system of vertebrates by first emphasizing the mammalian system as the basis of most terminology and understanding of endocrine mechanisms and then applies that to non-mammals.

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  • Essential Ornithology
    Essential Ornithology (English, Paperback) Graham Scott

    Essential Ornithology provides the reader with a comprehensive introduction to the biology of birds. It covers a range of subjects including bird evolution, development, anatomy and physiology, avian reproduction, ecology, and behaviour.

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  • The Rat Nervous System
    The Rat Nervous System (English, Hardback) George Paxinos

    The previous editions of The Rat Nervous System were indispensable guides for those working on the rat and mouse as experimental models. The fourth edition enhances this tradition, providing the latest information in the very active field of research on the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nervous system. The structure, connections, and function are explained in exquisite detail, making this an...

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  • Hormones and Hormone System 2016
    Hormones and Hormone System 2016 (English, Hardback) Bernhard Kleine, Winfried G. Rossmanith

    Hormones and Hormone System

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  • Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Mammals
    Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Mammals (English, Paperback) Philip C. Withers, Christine E. Cooper

    This book summarizes our current knowledge of the complex and sophisticated physiological models that mammals provide for survival in a wide variety of ecological and environmental contexts: terrestrial, aerial, and aquatic.

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  • Floating Gold
    Floating Gold (English, Hardback) Christopher Kemp

    Preternaturally hardened whale dung is not the first image that comes to mind when we think of perfume. But the key ingredient that makes the sophisticated scent linger on the skin is precisely this bizarre digestive by-product - ambergris. The author tracks down the secretive collectors and traders who populate the clandestine ambergris trade.

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  • Animal Eyes
    Animal Eyes (English, Paperback) Michael F. Land, Dan-Eric Nilsson

    This book covers the way that all known types of eyes work, from their optics to the behaviour they guide. The ways that eyes sample the world in space and time are considered, and the evolutionary origins of eyes are discussed. This new edition incorporates discoveries made since the first edition published in 2001.

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  • Comparative Osteology
    Comparative Osteology (English, Spiral bound)

    A photographic atlas of common North American animal bones designed for use as a laboratory and field guide by the forensic scientist or archaeologist.

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  • Inside Animal Hearts and Minds
    Inside Animal Hearts and Minds (English, Hardback) Belinda Recio

    Extraordinary observations of animals living and behaving with feeling in our world.

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