Natural History

Natural History


  • A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons

    By Robert M. Sapolsky

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780743202473
    • Publisher: SCRIBNERS
    • Published: March 2001
    The author of 'Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers' sets out to study the relationship between stress and disease. But he soon learns that life in the African bush bears little resemblance to the tranquility of a museum diorama. The book is the culmination of more than two decades of experience and research. 304p.
  • A View from the Machan: How Science Can Save the Fragile Predator

    By K. Ullas Karanth

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9788178241371
    • Publisher: Permanent Black
    • Published: April 2005
  • A Way to Garden: A Hands-On Primer for Every Season

    By Margaret Roach

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781604698770
    • Publisher: Timber Press
    • Published: April 2019
    Margaret Roach's approach to gardening is a unique blend of what she calls "horticultural how-to and woo-woo." In A Way to Garden, she shares decades of knowledge on ornamental plants, vegetable growing, design, organic practices, her beloved birds and beneficial insects, and much more.
  • A World of Watchers

    By Joseph Kastner

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394528694
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: December 1986
    This anecdotal history of birdwatching provides insights into the often eccentric characters whose research forms the foundation of present-day knowledge and whose efforts gave birth to the Audubon Society and other conservation movements
  • A Year At North Hill: Four Seasons In a Vermont Garden

    By Joe Eck

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780316209168
    • Publisher: Little, Brown, & Company
    • Published: February 1995
    Two noted landscape artists reveal the secrets of their successful five-acre garden, offering tips on perennials, rock gardens, roses, bog gardens, wildflowers, shrubs, conifers, vegetables, and more. 15,000 first printing.
  • About Woodpeckers: A Guide for Children

    By Cathryn Sill

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781682630044
    • Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
  • American Alligator

    By Kelby Ouchley

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780813049137
    • Publisher: Univ Pr of Florida
    • Published: October 2013
  • American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood

    By Paul Greenberg

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781594204487
    • Publisher: Penguin
    • Published: June 2014
    Examines majorAmerican seafood producers to determine why most Americans eat imported seafood and why most American seafood is exported.
  • Among Orangutans: Red Apes and the Rise of Human Culture

    By Carel Van Schaik

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780674015777
    • Publisher: Harvard University Press
    • Published: November 2004
    In this book one of the world's leading experts on Sumatran orangutans, working in collaboration with nature photographer Perry van Duijinhoven, takes us deep into the disappearing world of these captivating primates. In compelling words and pictures, we come to know the personalities and temperments of out primate cousins as they go about the days.
  • Among the Elephants

    By Iain Douglas-Hamilton

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780670122080
    • Publisher: The Viking Press
    • Published: June 1975
  • Among Wild Horses: Portrait of the Pryor Mountain Mustangs

    By Lynne Pomeranz

    Our Price: $18.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781580176330
    • Publisher: Storey Publishing
    • Published: August 2006
    In the Pryor Mountains, along the state line between Montana and Wyoming, lives a band of wild horses — the Pryor Mountain Mustangs — descended from the original Spanish horses brought over by the Conquistadores. These wild relatives of equine royalty live, browse, roam, challenge, fight, and mate much as they have for hundreds of years. Among Wild Horses is the extraordinary photographic journal of Lynne Pomeranz, who spent two years studying and photographing these magnificent animals. The inner lives and relationships of 25 horses emerge in intimate photographs and evocative text. Witness the dramatic competitions between stallions as they vie for supremacy, the tender bonds between mares and their offspring, and the joyful play of each spring’s newborn foals. The Pryor Mountain Mustangs will claim a special place in your heart.
  • Animal Magnetism: My Life with Creatures Great and Small

    By Rita Mae Brown

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780345511799
    • Publisher: Ballantine Books
    • Published: October 2009
    Life, for bestselling author Rita Mae Brown has been punctuated with a series of revealing encounters with animals. In fact, many of the most poignant revelations have been brought on by her love and admiration for the animals she's encountered and in this remarkable memoir she relates these experiences to the readers of the world. In 'Animal Magnetism' Brown introduces readers to a wonderful host of animals great and small, while sharing the touching moments that inspired many of her most beloved works. From a parrot with superb sense of humor to a tough urban tiger cats, and a hard-working horse, these humorous and heartwarming stories are sure to inspire awe for all.
  • Animal Musicalities: Birds, Beasts, and Evolutionary Listening

    By Rachel Mundy

    Our Price: $14.98
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780819578068
    • Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
    • Published: June 2018
  • Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

    By Temple Grandin

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780743247696
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: December 2004
    Temple's professional training as an animal scientist and her history as a person with autism have given her a perspective like that of no other expert in the field. Standing at the intersection of autism and animals, she offers unparalleled observations and groundbreaking ideas about both. The sweep of 'Animals in Translation' is immense, merging an animal scientist's thirty years of study with her keen perceptions as a person with autism - Temple sees what others cannot.
  • Apes, Language, and the Human Mind

    By Sue Savage-Rumbaugh

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780195109863
    • Published: June 1998