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The Rhino with Glue-On Shoes: And Other Surprising True Stories of Zoo Vets and their Patients

By: Spelman, Lucy H. DVM

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press: June 2008

Seller ID: 78537

ISBN: 0385341466

Condition: Used - Very Good


A moray eel diagnosed with anorexia...A herd of bison whose only hope is a crusading female doctor from Paris...A vet desperately trying to save an orphaned whale by unraveling the mystery of her mother's death...This fascinating book offers a rare glimpse into the world of exotic animals and the doctors who care for them. Here pioneering zoological veterinarians--men and women on the cutting edge of a new medical frontier--tell real-life tales of daring procedures for patients weighing tons or ounces, treating symptoms ranging from broken bones to a broken heart, and life-and-death dramas tha... View more info

The Great Bear: Contemporary Writings on the Grizzly

By: Murray, John A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books: March 1992

Seller ID: 82257

ISBN: 0882403923

Condition: Used - Good


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LIFE YOUNG READERS LIBRARY - THE REPTILES

By: ARCHIE CARR

Price: $5.00

Publisher: LIFE: January 1970

Seller ID: 78736

ISBN: B0042PK1RG

Condition: Used - Good


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Ranch of Dreams

By: Cleveland Amory

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Viking Adult: November 1997

Seller ID: 82603

ISBN: 067087762X

Condition: Used - Good


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Encyclopedia Of Tropical Aquarium Fish

By: D Mills

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Crescent: May 1988

Seller ID: 79566

ISBN: 0517626063

Condition: Used - Good


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The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth

By: David Attenborough

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: November 1984

Seller ID: 82448

ISBN: 0316057487

Condition: Used - Good


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The Kingfisher Young People's Book of Oceans

By: David Lambert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Kingfisher: September 1997

Seller ID: 82516

ISBN: 0753450984

Condition: Used - Good


From the deepest ocean trenches to the vast veils of microscopic plankton that blanket the surface, this richly illustrated reference offers a unique view of the wonders of the world's oceans and seas. Superb photography reveals this fascinating, often unseen, watery world. Beginning with an overview of how oceans and seas were formed, the informative text delves right into the oceans' physical characteristics and features, and continues with an overview of the wide variety of animal and plant life that thrive in this salty, wet environment, including a look at some mythical creatures. The boo... View more info

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Pot Bellied Pigs in Your Home

By: Dennis Kelsey-Wood

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Tfh Pubns Inc: May 1994

Seller ID: 82447

ISBN: 0793800757

Condition: Used - Good


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True Confessions of a Veterinarian: An Unconditional Love Story

By: Gene Witiak

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Glenbridge Pub Ltd: July 2004

Seller ID: 76123

ISBN: 0944435548

Condition: Used - Good


Dr. Witiak's stories of the bond between the veterinarian, client, and pet take the reader into the exam room and on house calls to experience the laughable calamities, miscues, and surprises as well as the personal sorrows, revelations, and joys that treating animals can bring. View more info

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Saltwater Aquarium Handbook, The (Barron's Pet Handbooks)

By: George Blasiola

Price: $4.00

Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing: January 2000

Seller ID: 79299

ISBN: 0764112414

Condition: Used - Good


Keeping marine fish thriving in a saltwater environment is a fascinating but complex process requiring attention to many details. Here is in-depth information on maintaining correct water chemistry and temperature, and on keeping saltwater fish, shellfish, coral, and plants in a well balanced aquarium. Titles in Barron's popular Pet Handbooks series instruct pet owners on health care, proper feeding and housing, and other facts important to owners and their pets. All books in this series have high quality, full-color photos, instructive line drawings, and run to an average of approximately 140... View more info

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Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom (Unlikely Friendships)

By: Jennifer S. Holland

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Workman Publishing Company: October 2014

Seller ID: 78990

ISBN: 0761174419

Condition: Used - Good


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The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mammals

By: John O. Whitaker

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: October 1980

Seller ID: 81990

ISBN: 0394507622

Condition: Used - Good


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Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion

By: Jon Katz

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Ballantine Books: October 2014

Seller ID: 84188

ISBN: 0345531191

Condition: Used - Good


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Elephantoms: Tracking the Elephant

By: Lyall Watson

Price: $5.50

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc: May 2002

Seller ID: 73475

ISBN: 039305117X

Condition: Used - Good


AS A CHILD IN SOUTH AFRICA, spending summers exploring the wild with his boyhood friends, Lyall Watson came face to face with his first elephant. This "entertaining and enchanting" work (Washington Post Book World) chronicles how Watson's fascination grew into a lifelong quest to understand the nature and behavior of this impressive creature. "Watson's insights and speculations are dazzling, but what lends them power is his extraordinary knowledge of evolutionary biology and animal behavior, ethnography and South African history" (Wade Davis, National Geographic Society). "Like a shaman, Watso... View more info

Through Animals' Eyes: True Stories from a Wildlife Sanctuary

By: Lynn Marie Cuny

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Univ of North Texas Pr: March 1999

Seller ID: 82602

ISBN: 1574410628

Condition: Used - Good


Founded by Lynn Cuny in 1977, Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation (WRR) provides rescue, rehabilitation and release of orphaned, injured and displaced wildlife. WRR also gives permanent care, in large natural habitats, to indigenous wildlife who, due to severe injuries, have been deemed non-releasable. Permanent care is also provided for non-indigenous wild animals who have been victimized by the exotic pet trade, rescued from roadside zoos, or retired from research facilities. WRR rescues over 5,000 animals annually and maintains a 365-days-a-year wildlife emergency hotline. Through the stories ... View more info

Wolves: Capturing the Natural Spirit of These Incredible Animals

By: Parragon Books

Price: $5.25

Publisher: Parragon Books: August 2012

Seller ID: 83621

ISBN: 1445434253

Condition: Used - Good


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Among Whales

By: Roger Payne

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Delta: September 1996

Seller ID: 76085

ISBN: 0385316593

Condition: Used - Good


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Woodland Portraits, Messages From Nature; Sam Campbell, Harry Moeller Art Book

By: Sam Campbell

Price: $4.50

Publisher: An Ideals Publication: January 1974

Seller ID: 80541

ISBN: B000K050O6

Condition: Used - Good


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Extraordinary Chickens

By: Stephen Green-Armytage

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: October 2000

Seller ID: 81860

ISBN: 0810933438

Condition: Used - Good


Many people are not aware of the exotic nature of "fancy breed" chickens, so this unique volume, with 165 amazing color photographs of all kinds of international breeds, will be a revelation. View more info

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Bear Attacks: Their Causes and Avoidance (revised edition)

By: Stephen Herrero

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Lyons Press: May 2002

Seller ID: 76087

ISBN: 158574557X

Condition: Used - Good


Of the animals in North America, none commands such dread, awe, and interest as the bear. Creatures that fear little, bears compete for survival with the only other animals that can threaten their existence: Humans. Bear Attacks is a thorough and unflinching study of attacks made on humans. This is the sometimes horrific, yet always instructive, story of Bear and Human, written by the leading scientific authority in the field. This book is for everyone who camps, hikes, or visits bear country -and for anyone who wants to learn more about these fearsome but always fascinating wild creatures... View more info