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Puppy Zen: Eight Weeks To Train Your Pup and Create a Lifelong Bond

A comprehensive guide to puppy training by Mark Vette, of Pound Pups to Dog Stars fame. Mark's first book Dog Zen had just 40 pages on puppies - this book goes into full detail about all ages and stag..

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Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, New Zealand and New Guinea

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, New Zealand and New Guinea showcases 125 of the best photos ever assembled of the most spectacular reptiles and frogs found in the Australasian region, which is o..

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Rewilding the Sea: How to Save our Oceans

A landmark, inspiring book showing that the best way to protect our seas is to stand back and let nature repair the damage, from the Co-founder of Blue Marine Foundation and one of the leading figures..

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Right Dog for You: How to choose the perfect breed for you and your family

If you're thinking of getting a new pup, The Right Dog for You is a must-read. This easy-to-understand guide to the personalities of over 115 breeds allows you to be sure you'll choose the perfect com..

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Rise and Reign of the Mammals, The: A New History, from the Shadow of the Dinosaurs to Us

The passing of the age of the dinosaurs allowed mammals to become ascendant. But mammals have a much deeper history. They - or, more precisely, we - originated around the same time as the dinosaurs, o..

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Science of Hope: Eye to Eye with the Cute and Charismatic

A breathtaking visual journey exploring why certain animal species capture our attention, and showcasing hopeful conservation efforts around the world. From polar bears to mountain gorillas, p..

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Seashore Sticker Anthology

A charming collection of stickers for crafters and all who love images of marine life Capture the splendour of sea life with this alluring collection of stickers. Enjoy over a thousand v..

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Secret Life of Fish:  Astonishing Truth about our Aquatic Cousins

Discover the astonishing truth about our aquatic cousins: how they think and what they know, their experiences and unique behaviours, and the many things we have in common.There are 33,000 species of ..

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Sentient: What Animals Reveal About Human Senses

'Spellbinding . . . More than any other book, [Sentient] has made me think differently about the world this year.' - Financial Times Best Books of the Year 'Lyrical and lucid . . . Higgins makes ..

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Shark: Why we need to save the world's most misunderstood predator

From shark attack survivor to the shark's biggest advocate, Paul de Gelder tells us just why these majestic diverse animals need our help as much as we need them. Something happens to you the first..

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Shop Cats of China

China's shop cats are little emperors of their own retail kingdoms, keeping rodents at bay and enticing customers inside. And now they are also the stars of this delightful little book, the companion ..

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Sloth Lemur's Song: Madagascar from the Deep Past to the Uncertain Present

A moving account of Madagascar told by a researcher who has spent over fifty years investigating the mysteries of this remarkable island. Madagascar is a place of change. A biodiversity hotspot and..

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Social Lives of Animals: How Co-Operation Conquered the Natural World

Some animal societies hold a mirror up to the human world: elephants hold funerals for departed family members. Pinyon jays run collective creches. Rats will go out of their way to help a cold, wet st..

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Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness

In 2011 Sy Montgomery wrote a feature for Orion magazine entitled 'Deep Intellect' about her friendship with a sensitive, sweet-natured octopus named Athena and the grief she felt at her death. It wen..

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Strandings: Confessions of a Whale Scavenger

'Wild and wonderful ... I doubt anyone will ever match Strandings for its sheer bravura, its wry insight, and its absolute, engulfing, and brilliantly enlivening whaleheadedness' - PHILIP HOARE, ALBER..

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Stubborn Light of Things:  Nature Diary

A SUNDAY TIMES NATURE BOOK OF THE YEAR A nature diary by award-winning novelist, nature writer and hit podcaster Melissa Harrison, following her journey from urban south London to the rural Suffo..

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Super Fly:  Unexpected Lives of the World's Most Successful Insects

For most of us, the only thing we know about flies is that they're annoying, and our usual reaction is to try to kill them. In Super Fly, the myth-busting biologist Jonathan Balcombe shows the order D..

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Sweet in Tooth and Claw: nature is more cooperative than we think

A revelatory work about the many connections and helping behaviours among plants, fungi, microbes, and animals, and the implications of this reality for the way we manage our forests, wilderness areas..

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Swimming with Seals

A book about intense physical and personal experience, narrating how Victoria Whitworth began swimming in the cold waters of Orkney as a means of escaping a failing marriage. A book about inten..

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Take The Lead: How to Care For your Dog

How to be your dog's best friend. For thousands of years, dogs and people have looked after each other, played, grown and learned together. It is one of the greatest friendships there is. This fun a..

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Tales from the Ant World

"Ants are the most warlike of all animals, with colony pitted against colony," writes E.O. Wilson, one of the world's most beloved scientists, "their clashes dwarf Waterloo and Gettysburg." In Tales f..

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Talk to Your Dog: How to Communicate with Your Furry Friend

Why do dogs behave the way they do? What makes different breeds so different? And how can owners work around these inborn personality traits? Talk to Your Dog will teach you everything you need to bui..

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Tickets for the Ark: From wasps to whales - how do we choose what to save?

Our planet hasn't seen the current rate of extinction since the demise of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, and global conservation efforts are failing to halt this. As a society, we face choices wh..

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Tracking The Highland Tiger: In Search of Scottish Wildcats

Over the centuries, one by one, Britain's most formidable wild animals have fallen to the thoughtless march of humankind. A war on predators put paid to our lynxes, wolves and bears, each hunted relen..

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What Cats Want: An Illustrated Guide for Truly Understanding Your Cat

Cats are so mysterious. What makes them climb into tiny spaces? Why do they sleep that much? And, most of all, how can we give them a good life? Dr. Yuki Hattori is Japan's leading cat d..

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What Dogs Want

Let's be honest, our pets may seem pretty straightforward, but as soon as you become an owner there are so many questions! What do my dog's barks mean? Should I be brushing their teeth? How do I ..

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What Your Chickens Want You To Know: Backyard Chicken-Keeping in Aotearoa

This book is the ideal handbook for anyone who already has chickens or would really like them. Andrea Graves has a doctorate in animal behaviour science, and using this knowledge, as well as her pract..

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When There Were Birds

Birds are a joy and solace in troubled times, as well as a reminder of past experiences and a symbol of hope for the future. For centuries, they were also seen as a source of food, feathers and even f..

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Wild Green Wonders: A Life in Nature

Wild Green Wonders brings you a selection of twenty years' worth of Patrick Barkham's writings for the Guardian, bearing witness to the many changes we have imposed upon the planet and the challenges ..

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Wild Horses of the World

Wild horses have been an important part of wildlife on Earth for centuries, yet many herds now face serious threats - and very few people can claim to have seen them galloping free across the plains, ..

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Wild World

"With each day spent outdoors I am reminded of what a beautiful world we all call home, and the challenges that face ecosystems across the world." Alfie Bowen "The photographs are outstanding, and ..

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Wonderdog: How the Science of Dogs Changed the Science of Life

How dogs defied science and changed the way we think about animals What do dogs really think of us? What do dogs know and understand of the world? Do their emotions feel like our own? Do they lov..

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Woof: A Book of Happiness for Dog Lovers

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Dogs have a way of making our lives feel complete. They're there for us through g..

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World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks and Other Astonishments

"What the peacock can do is remind you of a home you will run away from and run back to all your life." The axolotl teaches us to smile, even in the face of unkindness; the touch-me-not plant sho..

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Year of Birdsong, A :  52 Stories of Songbirds

One of the world's leading bird experts and writers Dominic Couzens takes you on a journey around the world to listen to 52 amazing birdsongs, one for every week of the year. From the Nightingale's so..

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Year Unfolding: A Printmaker's View, A

A beautifully illustrated guide to nature through the seasons by much-loved printmaker Angela Harding. The cover of this stunning book has an exclusive triptych printed on the reverse - a p..

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Zen Heart: What I've Learned From Animals and Life

A cheeky baboon, a cockatoo sending a heading dog out to round up sheep, a family of pukekos crossing the road, a dog saying 'bugger', an octopus taking a photo. Think of an ad you love, or a New Z..

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