Nature, Botanicals, Animals

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MOTHS OF COSTA RICA'S RAINFOREST

Written by Dett, Armin
Costa Rica is known around the world for its diversity of plants and animals. What is little known, however, is that the country is home to an astounding variety of creatures that are only active at night: moths large and small, with their peculiarly shaped wings, striking patterns, impressive antennae and fabulous colors.
December 20, 2017 | Hardcover | Benteli Verlags | 336 Pages |
$44.90
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PLANT HUNTERS: THE ADVENTURES OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOTANICAL EXPLORERS

Written by Fry, Carolyn
Plant Hunters delves into our obsession with all things that grow--both for their beauty and their economic potential--and the creation of botanical gardens to cultivate them. This intriguing, sumptuously illustrated volume travels the world, introducing the botanists, explorers, and empire builders who gathered formerly unknown plants to bring home.
August 22, 2017 | Hardcover | Andre Deutsch | 160 Pages |
$25.00
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MY CAT IS A DICK

Written by Katz, Malcolm
No matter how much of a cat lover you are, you have to admit those loving feelings can feel pretty one-way. Whether it's in the form of treasure hunts around the house with small dead animals as the 'treasure', biffing your face for attention in the middle of the night, or the endless indecision about being inside or outside, cats - a lot of the time - are dicks.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Trapeze | 144 Pages |
$12.99
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DEEP THINKERS: INSIDE THE MINDS OF WHALES, DOLPHINS, AND PORPOISES

Written by Janet Mann
Humans aside, dolphins, whales, and porpoises are often considered to be the smartest creatures on Earth. Science and nature buffs are drawn to stories of their use of tools, their self-recognition, their beautiful and complex songs, and their intricate societies. But how do we know what we know, and what does it mean?
October 11, 2017 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 192 Pages |
$35.00
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LOST SPECIES: GREAT EXPEDITIONS IN THE COLLECTIONS OF NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUMS

Written by Kemp, Christopher
The tiny, lungless Thorius salamander from southern Mexico, thinner than a match and smaller than a quarter. The lushly white-coated Saki, an arboreal monkey from the Brazilian rainforests. The olinguito, a native of the Andes, which looks part mongoose, part teddy bear.
October 23, 2017 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 256 Pages |
$30.00
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BOOK OF CATERPILLARS: A LIFE-SIZE GUIDE TO SIX HUNDRED SPECIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The weird and wonderful world of insects boasts some of the strangest creatures found in nature, and caterpillars are perhaps the most bizarre of all. While most of us picture caterpillars as cute fuzzballs munching on leaves, there is much more to them than we imagine.
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 656 Pages |
$55.00
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INHERITORS OF THE EARTH: HOW NATURE IS THRIVING IN AN AGE OF EXTINCTION

Written by Thomas, Chris D
Human activity has irreversibly changed the natural environment. But the news isn't all bad. It's accepted wisdom today that human beings have permanently damaged the natural world, causing extinction, deforestation, pollution, and of course climate change.
September 5, 2017 | Hardcover | PublicAffairs | 320 Pages |
$28.00
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AUDUBON'S LAST WILDERNESS JOURNEY: THE VIVIPAROUS QUADRUPEDS OF NORTH AMERICA

John James Audubon's Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America is the largest and most significant color plate book produced in the United States in the nineteenth century, and a fitting monument to the genius of America's most famous ornithologist, naturalist, and painter.
March 20, 2018 | Hardcover | Giles | 280 Pages |
$59.95
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DOGIST PUPPIES

Written by Friedman, Elias Weiss
Named a Best Gift Book by People and InStyle "800 puppies in . . . 300 pages of cuteness." --The Los Angeles Times The Dogist Puppies, the follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Dogist, is a beautiful, funny, and endearing look at puppies. He fires up the Nikon. Fills his pockets with treats.
September 19, 2017 | Hardcover | Artisan Publishers | 304 Pages |
$24.95
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LIVING FOREST: A VISUAL JOURNEY INTO THE HEART OF THE WOODS

Written by Maloof, Joan
"With precise, stunning photographs and a distinctly literary narrative that tells the story of the forest ecosystem along the way, The Living Forest is an invitation to join in the eloquence of seeing." --Sierra Magazine From the leaves and branches of the canopy to the roots and soil of the understory, the forest is a complex, interconnected ecosystem filled with plants
October 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Timber Press (OR) | 266 Pages |
$40.00

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