Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia (Second Edition)

Following within the footsteps of DK's bestselling grownup name Animal, which bought in far more than 2 million copies, Animals: a visible Encyclopedia unearths the wonders of the animal country to a more youthful readership.

  • Structured through animal staff with separate entries for each amazing form of animal, from ants and aardvarks to wasps and wallabies
  • Fact documents offer key details on habit, distribution, nutrition, and conservation issues
  • Action images finds wild animals interacting of their local habitats and places common habit in context
  • Highlights animals probably to fireplace the mind's eye of younger minds: the deadliest, the most important, the friendliest, the quickest, and the downright strangest

Supports the typical center country Standards.

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Practical Lambing and Lamb Care: A Veterinary Guide

Hundreds of thousands of lambs and ewes die every year through the lambing season. the explanations in the back of this excessive point of perinatal mortality aren't simply defined and difficulties that do come up can be tricky to foretell.

This absolutely revised new version of Practical Lambing and Lamb Care makes an attempt to solve this advanced topic through offering useful advice and knowledge on all features of lambing and lamb care. It covers the foremost ailments and difficulties in lambs, from poisoning to foot and mouth affliction, and contains chapters at the wellbeing and fitness of the ewe (including abortion issues), preventative equipment, lambing options and in addition considers animal welfare issues.

  • A first reduction guide for all sheep farmers and veterinary scholars, with crucial info on enhancing lamb mortality and averting rigidity at lambing time

  • New fabric on zoonotic infections, dealing with and garage of gear, flock future health plans, and concerns for natural producers

  • Lots of color pictures to help within the analysis, remedy and administration of disease

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Animal-Speak: The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great & Small

By Ted Andrews, Winston Allen, Margaret K. Andrews

Author note:Winston Allen (Illustrator), Margaret ok. Andrews (Photographer)

Open your middle and brain to the knowledge of the animal world.

Animal communicate provides suggestions for spotting and studying the indicators and omens of nature. Meet and paintings with animals as totems and spirit publications through studying the language in their behaviors in the actual world.

Animal Speak indicates you ways to: establish, meet, and attune in your spirit animals; observe the ability and non secular value of greater than a hundred varied animals, birds, bugs, and reptiles; name upon the protecting powers of your animal totem; and create and use 5 magical animal rites, together with shapeshifting and sacred dance.

This loved, bestselling advisor has develop into a vintage reference for an individual wishing to forge a non secular reference to the majesty and secret of the animal global.

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DogTown: Tales of Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Redemption

By Stefan Bechtel

Now in paperback, this significant other to the hit nationwide Geographic Channel exhibit, DogTown, tells the relocating tales of homeless canine and their caretakers on the top neighbors Animal Society, evoking either the enjoyment and the occasional, yet inevitable, heartbreak that accompanies the $64000 paintings of saving homeless dogs.
Focusing either at the relationships among canines and other people and at the most recent discoveries in animal wellbeing and fitness and behaviour, the e-book good points 12 of DogTown's so much memorable instances. every one bankruptcy follows one puppy —often thought of unadoptable through different shelters —from the 1st days at DogTown, via overview and remedy, to the even if the puppy unearths a "forever domestic" open air the guard. images of every puppy hint its whole trip and chart its growth from starting to finish. DogTown's veterinarians, running shoes, and specialists who're featured at the express give a contribution essays on their so much significant moments in operating with animals.

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Experiencing Animal Minds: An Anthology of Human-Animal Encounters

By Julie Smith

In those multidisciplinary essays, educational students and animal specialists discover the character of animal minds and the equipment people conventionally and unconventionally use to appreciate them. the gathering positive aspects chapters by way of students operating in psychology, sociology, background, philosophy, literary experiences, and paintings in addition to chapters through or approximately those that stay or paintings with animals, together with the founding father of a sanctuary for chickens, a fur trapper, a favored dogs psychologist, a horse coach, and an artwork photographer who captures daily touch among people and their animal companions.
Divided into 5 sections, the gathering first considers the ways in which people reside with animals and the impression of cohabitation on their perceptions of animals' minds. It follows with an exam of anthropomorphism as either a consultant and concern to mapping animal recognition. Chapters within the subsequent part study the results of embodiment on animals' minds and the position of animal-human inter-embodiment on humans' understandings of animals' minds. ultimate sections determine ancient representations of distinction among human and animal realization and their relevance to pre-established cultural attitudes, in addition to the ways in which representations of animals' minds objective specific audiences and infrequently produce problematical results. The editors finish with a dialogue of the connection among the book's chapters and urgent subject matters: the connection of human ideals approximately animals' minds on human moral habit and the demanding situations and stipulations for understanding the minds of animals. by way of inviting readers to match and distinction a number of, unusual issues of view, this assortment deals a special come across with the various minds and theories now shaping animal reviews.

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Horsewatching: Why does a horse whinny and everything else you ever wanted to know

By Desmond Morris

The writer of the phenomenally winning Catwatching, Dogwatching, and Catlore turns his cognizance to horses, answering greater than forty fascinating questions about the character of the pony, and discussing the myths and historical past of horses during the a long time. Desmond Morris delights animal fanatics once more during this publication of evidence and lore. 25 black-and-white drawings.

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Cat Daddy: What the World's Most Incorrigible Cat Taught Me About Life, Love, and Coming Cl ean

By Jackson Galaxy, Joel Derfner

Cat behaviorist and big name of Animal Planet's hit tv express My Cat from Hell, Jackson Galaxy, a.k.a. "Cat Daddy," isn't really what you could anticipate for a cat expert (as The big apple Times famous, along with his goatee and tattoos, he "looks like a Hells Angel"). but Galaxy's skill to connect to even the main afflicted pussycats -- let alone the stressed-out people residing of their wake -- is awe-inspiring. during this ebook, Galaxy tells the poignant tale of his thirteen-year dating with a petite gray-and-white short-haired cat named Benny, and offers singular recommendation for dwelling with, taking care of, and loving the pussycat on your home.

When Benny arrived in his lifestyles, Galaxy used to be a down-and-out rock musician with now not an excessive amount of extra happening than a part-time task at an animal look after and a drug challenge. Benny's past proprietor introduced the cat to the shield in a cardboard field to offer him up. Benny had noticeable larger days --- his pelvis had simply been shattered by way of the wheels of a vehicle -- and his proprietor insisted he'd been "unbondable" from day one. not anything might have been farther from the reality. An inspiring account of 2 damaged beings who fastened one another, Cat Daddy is laced all through with Galaxy's awesome "Cat Mojo" recommendation for realizing what cats desire so much from us people with the intention to reside happier, more fit lives.

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A Whale for the Killing

By Farley Mowat

When an 80-ton fin whale grew to become trapped in a lagoon close to his Newfoundland domestic, Farley Mowat had a good time on the special probability to monitor one of many world's most opulent creatures up shut. yet a few of his friends observed a special chance altogether: in a protracted healthy of violence, they blasted the whale with rifle hearth, and scarred its again with motorboat propellers. Mowat appealed desperately to the police, to marine biologists, eventually to the click. however it was once too overdue. Mowat's poignant and compelling tale is an eloquent argument for the top of the whale hunt, and the rediscovery of the empathy that makes us human.

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The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal

By Desmond Morris

This paintings has develop into a benchmark of renowned anthropology and psychology.

Zoologist Desmond Morris considers people as being easily one other animal species during this vintage ebook first released in 1967. this is the bare Ape at his so much primal in love, at paintings, at warfare. Meet guy as he relatively is: relative to the apes, stripped of his veneer as we see him relationship, making love, slumbering, socializing, grooming, playing. The bare Ape takes its position along Darwin’s Origin of the Species, offering guy no longer as a fallen angel, yet as a risen ape, notable in his resilience, strength and mind's eye, but an animal still, at risk of forgetting his origins. 

With its penetrating insights on mans beginnings, intercourse existence, conduct and our wonderful bonds to the animal kingdom, The bare Ape is a landmark, right away provocative, compelling and undying.

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The Complete Dog Breed Book

By DK Publishing

The final word puppy breed source booklet, the total puppy Breed e-book has every little thing from puppy grooming to puppy education to taking good care of a puppy to, definite, a breakdown of puppy breeds for potential breeders and potential puppy proprietors. seek via universal puppy breeds and unique puppy breeds in addition — the full puppy Breed publication comprises 420 puppy breed profiles, with the preferred puppy breeds featured on double-page spreads. the full puppy Breed ebook comes entire with annotated photos and breed-specific care counsel and notes on colour adaptations, temperament, and masses more.

Looking for a puppy as a puppy? locate the suitable puppy breed for each way of life and character. the entire puppy Breed ebook even has quizzes and question-and-answer selector charts that assist you locate the best puppy breed in your domestic. information and additions consultant you thru the nuts and bolts of puppy possession, so you'll be ready to your new puppy as soon as you've selected a puppy breed.

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