Darwin Comes to Town: How the Urban Jungle Drives Evolution

Darwin Comes to Town: How the Urban Jungle Drives EvolutionFrom evolutionary biologist Menno Schilthuizen, a book that will make you see yourself and the world around you in an entirely new way For a long time, biologists thought evolution was a necessarily slow process, too incremental to be observed in a lifetime In Darwin Comes to Town, evolutionary bi

Zooburbia: Meditations on the Wild Animals Among Us

Zooburbia: Meditations on the Wild Animals Among UsTo be alienated from animals is to live a life that is not quite whole, contends nature writer Tai Moses in Zooburbia Urban and suburban residents share our environments with many types of wildlife squirrels, birds, spiders, and increasingly lizards, deer, and coyote Many of us crave contact

Moto and Me: My Year as a Wildcat's Foster Mom

Moto and Me: My Year as a Wildcat's Foster MomMoto and Me tells the firsthand story of wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas s care for an orphaned baby serval a small, spotted wildcat in Kenya When a grass fire separates the serval from his family, a ranger asks Suzi, who is living in a bush camp and is skilled with animals, to be the serval s

The Wanderers (The West Country Trilogy, #2)

The Wanderers (The West Country Trilogy, #2)The powerful second novel in Tim Pears s acclaimed West Country trilogy Two teenagers, bound by love yet divided by fate, forge separate paths in England before World War I 1912 Leo Sercombe is on a journey Aged thirteen and banished from the secluded farm of his childhood, he travels through De

What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater CousinsA New York Times Bestseller Do fishes think Do they really have three second memories And can they recognize the humans who peer back at them from above the surface of the water In What a Fish Knows, the myth busting ethologist Jonathan Balcombe addresses these questions and , taking us under

The Wolf Border

The Wolf BorderThe award winning author of The Electric Michelangelo returns with her first novel in nearly six years, a literary masterpiece about the reintroduction of wild wolves into the United Kingdom She hears them howling along the buffer zone, a long harmonic.One leading, then many.At night there is no ne

Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel

Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and FeelIn Beastly Brains, Castaldo delves into the minds of animals and explores animal empathy, communication, tool use, and social societies through interviews and historical anecdotes Researchers from Charles Darwin to Jane Goodall have spent years analyzing the minds of animals, and today s science is

Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for LifeIn order to stave off the mass extinction of species, including our own, we must move swiftly to preserve the biodiversity of our planet, says Edward O Wilson in his most impassioned book to date Half Earth argues that the situation facing us is too large to be solved piecemeal and proposes a solu

What Elephants Know (Nandu #1)

What Elephants Know (Nandu #1)Abandoned in the jungle of the Nepalese Borderlands, two year old Nandu is found living under the protective watch of a pack of wild dogs From his mysterious beginnings, fate delivers him to the King s elephant stable, where he is raised by unlikely parents the wise head of the stable, Subba sahib,

The Elephant Whisperer

The Elephant WhispererWhen South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of rogue elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in South Africa, his commonsense told him to refuse But he was the herd s last chance of survival notorious escape artists, they would all be killed if Lawrence woul

Never Cry Wolf: The Amazing True Story of Life Among Arctic Wolves

Never Cry Wolf: The Amazing True Story of Life Among Arctic WolvesMore than a half century ago the naturalist Farley Mowat was sent to investigate why wolves were killing arctic caribou Mowat s account of the summer he lived in the frozen tundra alone studying the wolf population and developing a deep affection for the wolves who were of no threat to caribou or

Chomp

ChompAn alternate cover for this ASIN can be found here Wahoo Cray lives in a zoo His father is an animal wrangler, so he s grown up with all manner of gators, snakes, parrots, rats, monkeys, snappers, and in his backyard The critters he can handle His father is the unpredictable one When his d