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  • Park Life
    Park Life (English, Hardback) John Bartram, John Karter

    'Retire? You can't retire!', Sir David Attenborough told John Bartram, when the man who has been gamekeeper and senior wildlife officer for Richmond Park for the past thirty years announced his intention to step away from the role, bidding farewell to the iconic park which has been his home and way of life for so long.

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  • National Parks of Europe
    National Parks of Europe (English, Hardback) Lonely Planet, Alexis Averbuck

    A celebration of, and practical guide to Europe's areas of incredible natural beauty. Step into a world boasting hilltop coastal villages, frozen Arctic landscapes and sweeping mountain ranges - and discover the 60 most breathtaking national parks, as well as suggested itineraries for experiencing their top sights and activities.

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  • Babylon's Ark
    Babylon's Ark (English, Paperback) Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence

    Chronicles the Baghdad zoo's transformation from bombed-out rubble to peaceful park. This title recounts hair-raising efforts to save a pride of the dictator's lions, close a deplorable black-market zoo, and rescue Saddam's Arabian horses.

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  • Wild Mammals in Captivity
    Wild Mammals in Captivity (English, Paperback) Devra G. Kleiman

    Zoos, aquariums, and wildlife parks are vital centers of animal conservation and management. This book presents the thinking and practice in the care and management of wild mammals in zoos and other institutions. It offers information from studies of animal behavior; advances in captive breeding; and new thinking in animal management and welfare.

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  • Wild Animals I Have Known
    Wild Animals I Have Known (English, Hardback) Ernest Thompson Seton

    Meet Old Lobo, a gigantic grey wolf whose death-defying predations on sheep and cattle herds are the scourge of farmers and ranchers in the Currumpaw region of northern New Mexico.

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  • NG Photo Ark
    NG Photo Ark (English, Hardback) Joel Sartore

    This lush book of photography represents a lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals - especially those that are endangered.

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  • National Parks of America
    National Parks of America (English, Hardback) Lonely Planet

    Explore all 59 of America's National Parks with this inspirational coffee table book. Beautiful landscape photography and wildlife illustrations will wow readers. Practical ideas on where to stay and what to do help readers plan visits, and detailed itineraries make it easy. A wonderful introduction to America's National Parks for all the family.

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  • Death at Seaworld
    Death at Seaworld (English, Paperback) David Kirby

    Following the story of Naomi Rose, a marine biologist and animal advocate at the Humane Society of the US, the author tells the story of the two-decade fight against PR-savvy SeaWorld, which came to a head with the tragic death of trainer Dawn Brancheau in 2010. He puts that horrific animal-on-human attack in context.

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  • A Zoo in My Luggage
    A Zoo in My Luggage (Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    Journeying to Cameroon, the author and his wife collected numerous mammals, birds and reptiles, including Cholmondely the chimpanzee and Bug-eye the bush-baby. This title offers an account of his attempt to set up his own zoo, after years spent gathering animals for other zoos.

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  • We Bought a Zoo (Film Tie-in)
    We Bought a Zoo (Film Tie-in) (Paperback) Benjamin Mee

    A film tie-in edition to 20th Century Fox's film adaptation of the heart-warming international bestseller starring Scarlett Johansson and Matt Damon and directed by Oscar-winning director Cameron Crowe.

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  • A Different Nature
    A Different Nature (English, Paperback) David Hancocks

    Looks at the origins, evolution, and the future of zoos. This book reviews the history of zoos in light of their failures and successes and points the way toward a more humane approach, one that will benefit both the animals and the humans who visit them.

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  • Chillingham: Its Cattle, Castle and Church
    Chillingham: Its Cattle, Castle and Church (Hardback) Paul Bahn

    Chillingham-its location not only contributed some of the best archaeology in Northumberland but also a herd of wild white cattle unique in the history of the natural world, immortalised in songs, books, poems, and art. Chillingham castle with its famous and infamous inhabitants have combined to make this an interesting and fascinating tale.

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  • Molly's Zoo
    Molly's Zoo (Paperback) Molly Badham, Nathalie Evans

    The charming story of Molly Badham and her beloved Twycross Zoo, which started in her sitting room with a couple of pet chimps. Also the subject of a major BBC series and Christmas special.

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  • Things I Have Drawn
    Things I Have Drawn (English, Hardback) Tom Curtis

    Hilarious and strange images from the global instagram sensation; the world brought to life through the eyes of a child.

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  • Savages and Beasts
    Savages and Beasts (English, Paperback) Nigel Rothfels

    Rothfels provides both fascinating reading and much-needed historical perspective on the nature of our relationship with the animal kingdom.

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  • Zoo
    Zoo (English, Paperback) J Barrington-Johnson

    London Zoo had its beginnings in 1826 when Sir Stamford Raffles founded the Zoological Society of London. The Crown had leased part of Regent's Park to the Society and the press excitedly anticipated the coming of the 'ark' to London. The stage was now set for the world's first truly scientific zoo.

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  • Uluru
    Uluru (English, Paperback) Anne Kerle

    A guide that is a key to the secrets of the most famous National Parks of Australias Red Centre. It tells you about the area's pre-history and origins, its geology and landforms, and its plants and animals, and how they live. It also unlocks the foor on its human history, especially of the Aboriginal people whose culture is so much a part of it.

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  • The Wild Within
    The Wild Within (English, Hardback) Andrew Flack

    Established in 1836, the Bristol Zoo is the world's oldest surviving zoo outside of a capital city and has frequently been at the vanguard of zoo innovation. In The Wild Within, Andrew Flack uses the experiences of the Bristol Zoo to explore the complex and ever-changing relationship between human and beast, which in many cases has altered radically over time.

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  • The Park and the People
    The Park and the People (English, Paperback) Roy Rosenzweig, Elizabeth Blackmar

    This "exemplary social history" (Kirkus Reviews) is the first full-scale account of Central Park ever published. Elizabeth Blackmar and Roy Rosenzweig tell the story of Central Park's people--the merchants and landowners who launched the project; the...

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  • Kruger National Park
    Kruger National Park (English, Paperback) P.F. Fourie $20.33
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