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  • The Sixth Extinction by Kolbert
    The Sixth Extinction (English, Paperback) Kolbert

    Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. ...

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  • The Wren by Stephen Moss
    The Wren (English, Hardback) Stephen Moss

    From the bestselling author of The Robin: A BiographyThe wren is a paradox of a bird. The wren was on postage stamps and the farthing, it featured in nursery rhymes and greetings cards, poems and rural `wren hunts', still a recent memory in Ireland particularly.

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  • Fingers in the Sparkle Jar by Chris Packham
    Fingers in the Sparkle Jar (English, Paperback) Chris Packham

    Voted the UK's Favourite Nature BookThe memoir that inspired Chris Packham's BBC documentary, Asperger's and MeEvery minute was magical, every single thing it did was fascinating and everything it didn't do was equally wondrous, and to be sat there, with a Kestrel, a real live Kestrel, my own real live Kestrel on my wrist!

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  • Birds of Senegal and The Gambia by Nik Borrow
    Birds of Senegal and The Gambia (English, Paperback) Nik Borrow, Ron Demey

    This field guide covers The Gambia, a country which is very popular with a large number of birders and tourists, and the whole of neighbouring Senegal. This fascinating region shelters many Western Palearctic migrants from September to April, as well as a significant list of resident West African birds.

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  • Field Guide to the Ladybirds of Great Britain and Ireland by Richard Lewington
    Field Guide to the Ladybirds of Great Britain and Ireland (English, Paperback) Richard Lewington

    "A ground-breaking identification guide ... the perfect marriage of artistic excellence, deep knowledge and, dare I say it, of scientists' genuine affection."...

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  • Life on Earth by David Attenborough
    Life on Earth (English, Hardback) David Attenborough

    A new, beautifully illustrated edition of David Attenborough's groundbreaking Life on Earth.

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  • The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery
    The Soul of an Octopus (English, Paperback) Sy Montgomery

    A profoundly moving exploration of the intelligence and personality of one of the world's most mysterious, beguiling creatures

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  • Where Did I Come From? by Peter Mayle
    Where Did I Come From? (English, Paperback) Peter Mayle

    Describes the reproductive process from intercourse to birth.

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  • Sloths by William Hartston
    Sloths (English, Hardback) William Hartston

    A wonderfully entertaining celebration of that most unique of creatures: the sloth.

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  • The Empire of the Eagle by Mike Unwin
    The Empire of the Eagle (English, Hardback) Mike Unwin, David Tipling

    A lavishly illustrated celebration of each of the world's sixty-eight currently recognized eagle species in all their magnificence and beguiling diversity

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  • Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland by Paul Waring
    Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland (English, Paperback) Paul Waring, Martin Townsend

    This latest edition of the Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland has been fully revised, updated and restructured, bringing it in line with the latest thinking in taxonomy. Moths are illustrated in their natural resting postures, and there are also paintings of different forms, underwings and other details to help with identification. New descriptions and illustrations have been...

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  • Beetle Queen by M. G. Leonard
    Beetle Queen (English, Paperback) M. G. Leonard

    Cruel beetle fashionista, Lucretia Cutter, is at large with her yellow ladybird spies - and she has a devious plan. Darkus, Virginia and Bertolt are determined to stop her, but Darkus's dad is dead set against their involvement. Hope rests on Novak, Lucretia's daughter and a Hollywood actress, but the beetle diva is always one scuttle ahead ...

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  • Innumerable Insects by Michael S. Engel
    Innumerable Insects (English, Hardback) Michael S. Engel

    This is the fascinating story of the world's most numerous creatures, illustrated by stunning images from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection.

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  • Life skills for puppies by Helen Zulch
    Life skills for puppies (English, Paperback) Helen Zulch, Daniel Mills

    Puppy education from the puppy's perspective! This book presents key skills for dogs, helping owners to develop a fulfilling relationship with their puppy, while promoting good behaviour, resilience and welfare. Skills are incorporated into everyday life to reduce training time, so good manners and appropriate behaviour become a way of life.

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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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  • 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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  • Birds of East Africa by Terry Stevenson
    Birds of East Africa (English, Paperback) Terry Stevenson, John Fanshawe

    This is the first comprehensive field guide dealing with the birds of this spectacular region. It is richly illustrated, and describes identification, status, range, habits and voice for all resident, migrant and vagrant species. It is indispensable for the visiting birder, and a vital tool for anyone interested in the avifauna of this region.

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  • Understanding Animal Behaviour by Rory Putman
    Understanding Animal Behaviour (English, Paperback) Rory Putman

    A highly readable and accessible introduction to current knowledge about the way animals behave. Comprehensive and authoritative. Beautifully illustrated throughout by wildlife artist Catherine Putman.

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  • Birds of Costa Rica by Susan C. L. Fogden
    Birds of Costa Rica (English, Paperback) Susan C. L. Fogden, Michael Fogden

    A neat series of truly portable guides designed for the nature-loving traveler.

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  • Birds of Japan by Mark Brazil
    Birds of Japan (English, Paperback) Mark Brazil

    A brand new, comprehensive and fully illustrated field guide to the birds of Japan, covering all 738 species and subspecies with superb color plates.

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