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21 BARRUEL, PAUL. Das Grosse Buch Der Vogel.
Franckh'sche, Stuttgart: 1954. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good reading copy with supplementary illustration glued to front endpaper by former owner in good jacket except for some modest wear and chips. 
German language text. Includes an Index. 
Price: 57.95 USD
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22 BARTLETT, R. D. & BARTLETT, PATRICIA. New Mexico's Reptiles And Amphibians: A Field Guide.
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque: 2013. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
New Mexico is home to 165 species and subspecies of snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, toads, and salamanders. Some are ubiquitous and others are localized. If you want basic and reliable information on the lizard in your backyard or the snake you encountered on a hike in the mountains, this handy field guide is invaluable. Both complete and concise, it includes species accounts, maps, photographs, and black-and-white drawings to help you identify the species you have encountered. In addition to basic taxonomy and a glossary, the authors have included suggestions on field protocol and legalities, as well as useful information about the various herpetofauna habitats in the state. 5.5 x 8.5 in. 248 pages 203 color plates, 10 drawings, 134 maps. R. D. Bartlett and Patricia P. Bartlett are the authors of over fifty books on reptiles and amphibians, including Guide and Reference to the Amphibians of Western North America (North of Mexico) and Hawaii. "New Mexico has a rich diversity of native (and introduced) herpetofauna. Well crafted and concise, this book is a valuable tool for identifying and learning about these magnificent animals. Whether a part of the home library or as an essential part of your field gear, this book is a 'must have' for anyone with an interest in New Mexico's herptiles!" -- Douglas L. Hotle, curator of herpetology Albuquerque BioPark 
Price: 23.70 USD
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23 BAYLY, M. BEDDOW. The Futility Of Experiments On Animals.
The National Anti-Vivisection Society, London: 1956. Second Edition (enlarged). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Presents an answer to those who support the practice of experimenting on living animals as a method of pursuing medical research. Includes an Index. 
Price: 32.06 USD
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24 BEADLE, MURIEL. The Cat: History, Biology, And Behavior.
Simon & Schuster, New York: 1977. 0671224514 / 9780671224516 First printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Small water stain at jacket crown and a few small tears to crown and base of jacket. 
A complete authoritative compendium of information about domestic cats. 
Price: 4.85 USD
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25 BECK, MYRON (PHOTOGRAPHER); WOLTERS, RICHARD A. (INTRODUCTION). Dog Tales: Classic Stories About Smart Dogs.
Viking Studio Books, New York: 1990. 0670835099 / 9780670835096 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 14.49 USD
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26 BECKLUND, JACK. Summers With The Bears: Six Seasons In The North Woods.
Hyperion, New York: 1999. 0786863935 / 9780786863938 s Softcover. Good condition. 
"...a small miracle in understanding those others whom we set apart as "animal's" -Farley Mowat. 
Price: 6.65 USD
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27 BEDINI, SILVIO A. The Pope's Elephant.
J. S. Sanders & Company, Nashville: 1998. 1879941414 / 9781879941410 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
The court of Pope Leo X was famous for its excess, frivolity and impropriety. The pleasure-loving pontiff, son of Lorfnzo di Medici, is known to have kept a menagerie of wild birds and beasts, his favorite of which was Hanno, a young white Indian elephant brought to Rome as a gift from the King of Portugal. Hanno could kneel, dance, trumpet and weep on command. He promptly became the darling of the pope and populace, the star in processions and festivals (here described), and the subect of paintings, sculptures and fountains (here illustrated). No other beast has been so memorialized - the symbol of the Orient now so richly opened to the west. In this tour de force of original scholarship, Silvio Bedini gives us an elephant's-back view of early modern Europe unlike any we have seen before. Includes an Index. "An utterly charming and completely loopy story." - The Observer 
Price: 16.82 USD
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28 BEKOFF, MARC; GOODALL, JANE (FOREWORD). Minding Animals: Awarenes, Emotions, And Heart.
Oxford University Press, New York/Oxford/London: 2002. 0195150775 / 9780195150773 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Thinking bees, ice-skating buffaloes, dreaming rats, happy foxes, ecstatic elephants, despondent dolphins--in Minding Animals, Marc Bekoff takes us on an exhilarating tour of the emotional and mental world of animals, where we meet creatures who do amazing things and whose lives are filled with mysteries. Following in the footsteps of Konrad Lorenz and Niko Tinbergen, Bekoff has spent the last 30 years studying animals of every stripe--from coyotes in Wyoming to penguins in Antarctica. He draws on this vast experience, as well as on the observations of other naturalists, to offer readers fascinating stories of animal behavior, including grooming and gossip, self-medication, feeding patterns, dreaming, dominance, and mating behavior. Many of these stories are truly incredible--chimpanzees medicating themselves with herbal remedies, elephants clearly mourning a dead group member--but this is not simply a catalog of amazing animal tales, for Bekoff also sheds light on many of the more serious issues surrounding animals. He offers a thought-provoking look at animal cognition, intelligence, and consciousness and he presents vivid examples of animal passions, highlighting the deep emotional lives of our animal kin. All this serves as background for his thoughtful conclusions about humility and animal protection and animal well-being, where he urges a new paradigm of respect, grace, compassion, and love for all animals. Marc Bekoff has gone deep into the minds, hearts, spirits, and souls of animals, giving him profound insight into their lives, and no small insight into ours. Minding Animals is an important contribution to our understanding of animal consciousness, a major work that will be a must read for anyone who loves nature. Marc Bekoff is Professor of Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society. A founder with Jane Goodall of Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, he is the editor of the best-selling The Smile of a Dolphin: Remarkable Accounts of Animal Emotions and author of Strolling With Our Kin. "To find out about the rich emotional life of nonhuman species, read Minding Animals."-Natural History "A book with both brains and a heart.... Bekoff joins courageous figures such as the anthropologist Frans de Waal and the maverick biologist Rupert Sheldrake in their attempt to make humans recognise and respect non-human animals' complex sentient and emotional lives."-Sunday Telegraph "With this abundant narrative of Marc Bekoff a new age of intimacy between humans and animals has begun. The companionship, the play, the healing, the guidance, the protection provided by the animals, all these will be needed in the future as never before. Everyone should read Minding Animals, an amazingly thorough, delightful, and most important book." - Thomas Berry, author of The Dream of the Earth and The Great Work "For those of us who have immersed ourselves in the well being of life forms other than human, the fact that they communicate and have feelings is as natural and understandable as breathing. Through this lens we see clearly how their well being is intricately interconnected with our own. In Minding Animals Marc Bekoff has done a wonderful job of showing us how learning to understand and 'mind' animals and their behavior leads us to recognize their feelings as well. Through their layers, we find even more richness and joy of life as we glimpse into ever deepe parts of ourselves. This book is fun, inspiring, thought-provoking and educational! What a great mix!" - Julia Butterfly Hill, author of The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman, and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods "Just as the best doctors attain detailed and compassionate knowledge of the uniqueness of each patient, so too do the best behavioral biologists--with Marc Bekoff prominently among them--learn to recognize each animal as a distinct individual with its own internal life and experiences. By minding animals, we obtain our best scientific understanding of their evolution and behavior." - Stephen Jay Gould, author of The Structure of Evolutionary Theory "Except for relatively minor specializations that relate to whether we walk, run, fly or swim, all we vertebrate animals are physically stunningly similar. Most would also agree that the brain is an organ, as are stomachs, kidneys, and hearts, designed with functions and capacities useful for survival in often complex and indirect ways. There is no evidence, however, that what the brain does differs fundamentally across various species of vertebrates. Differences are in degree with respect to specific functions. In this readable, wide-ranging, and very stimulating book, Marc Bekoff takes this larger holistic view as a basis for a passionate exploration of how we should treat, and what we owe, our fellow-vertebrate creatures, who likely have many emotional and sensory survival mechanisms similar to our own." - Bernd Heinrich, University of Vermont, author of Mind of the Raven 
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29 BEKOFF, MARC; GOODALL, JANE (FOREWORD). Minding Animals: Awarenes, Emotions, And Heart.
Oxford University Press, New York/Oxford/London: 2002. 0195150775 / 9780195150773 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Thinking bees, ice-skating buffaloes, dreaming rats, happy foxes, ecstatic elephants, despondent dolphins--in Minding Animals, Marc Bekoff takes us on an exhilarating tour of the emotional and mental world of animals, where we meet creatures who do amazing things and whose lives are filled with mysteries. Following in the footsteps of Konrad Lorenz and Niko Tinbergen, Bekoff has spent the last 30 years studying animals of every stripe--from coyotes in Wyoming to penguins in Antarctica. He draws on this vast experience, as well as on the observations of other naturalists, to offer readers fascinating stories of animal behavior, including grooming and gossip, self-medication, feeding patterns, dreaming, dominance, and mating behavior. Many of these stories are truly incredible--chimpanzees medicating themselves with herbal remedies, elephants clearly mourning a dead group member--but this is not simply a catalog of amazing animal tales, for Bekoff also sheds light on many of the more serious issues surrounding animals. He offers a thought-provoking look at animal cognition, intelligence, and consciousness and he presents vivid examples of animal passions, highlighting the deep emotional lives of our animal kin. All this serves as background for his thoughtful conclusions about humility and animal protection and animal well-being, where he urges a new paradigm of respect, grace, compassion, and love for all animals. Marc Bekoff has gone deep into the minds, hearts, spirits, and souls of animals, giving him profound insight into their lives, and no small insight into ours. Minding Animals is an important contribution to our understanding of animal consciousness, a major work that will be a must read for anyone who loves nature. Marc Bekoff is Professor of Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society. A founder with Jane Goodall of Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, he is the editor of the best-selling The Smile of a Dolphin: Remarkable Accounts of Animal Emotions and author of Strolling With Our Kin. "To find out about the rich emotional life of nonhuman species, read Minding Animals."-Natural History "A book with both brains and a heart.... Bekoff joins courageous figures such as the anthropologist Frans de Waal and the maverick biologist Rupert Sheldrake in their attempt to make humans recognise and respect non-human animals' complex sentient and emotional lives."-Sunday Telegraph "With this abundant narrative of Marc Bekoff a new age of intimacy between humans and animals has begun. The companionship, the play, the healing, the guidance, the protection provided by the animals, all these will be needed in the future as never before. Everyone should read Minding Animals, an amazingly thorough, delightful, and most important book." - Thomas Berry, author of The Dream of the Earth and The Great Work "For those of us who have immersed ourselves in the well being of life forms other than human, the fact that they communicate and have feelings is as natural and understandable as breathing. Through this lens we see clearly how their well being is intricately interconnected with our own. In Minding Animals Marc Bekoff has done a wonderful job of showing us how learning to understand and 'mind' animals and their behavior leads us to recognize their feelings as well. Through their layers, we find even more richness and joy of life as we glimpse into ever deepe parts of ourselves. This book is fun, inspiring, thought-provoking and educational! What a great mix!" - Julia Butterfly Hill, author of The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman, and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods "Just as the best doctors attain detailed and compassionate knowledge of the uniqueness of each patient, so too do the best behavioral biologists--with Marc Bekoff prominently among them--learn to recognize each animal as a distinct individual with its own internal life and experiences. By minding animals, we obtain our best scientific understanding of their evolution and behavior." - Stephen Jay Gould, author of The Structure of Evolutionary Theory "Except for relatively minor specializations that relate to whether we walk, run, fly or swim, all we vertebrate animals are physically stunningly similar. Most would also agree that the brain is an organ, as are stomachs, kidneys, and hearts, designed with functions and capacities useful for survival in often complex and indirect ways. There is no evidence, however, that what the brain does differs fundamentally across various species of vertebrates. Differences are in degree with respect to specific functions. In this readable, wide-ranging, and very stimulating book, Marc Bekoff takes this larger holistic view as a basis for a passionate exploration of how we should treat, and what we owe, our fellow-vertebrate creatures, who likely have many emotional and sensory survival mechanisms similar to our own." - Bernd Heinrich, University of Vermont, author of Mind of the Raven 
Price: 70.30 USD
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30 BEKOFF, MARC; GOODALL, JANE (FOREWORD). Minding Animals: Awarenes, Emotions, And Heart.
Oxford University Press, New York/Oxford/London: 2003. 0195163370 / 9780195163377 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Thinking bees, ice-skating buffaloes, dreaming rats, happy foxes, ecstatic elephants, despondent dolphins--in Minding Animals, Marc Bekoff takes us on an exhilarating tour of the emotional and mental world of animals, where we meet creatures who do amazing things and whose lives are filled with mysteries. Following in the footsteps of Konrad Lorenz and Niko Tinbergen, Bekoff has spent the last 30 years studying animals of every stripe--from coyotes in Wyoming to penguins in Antarctica. He draws on this vast experience, as well as on the observations of other naturalists, to offer readers fascinating stories of animal behavior, including grooming and gossip, self-medication, feeding patterns, dreaming, dominance, and mating behavior. Many of these stories are truly incredible--chimpanzees medicating themselves with herbal remedies, elephants clearly mourning a dead group member--but this is not simply a catalog of amazing animal tales, for Bekoff also sheds light on many of the more serious issues surrounding animals. He offers a thought-provoking look at animal cognition, intelligence, and consciousness and he presents vivid examples of animal passions, highlighting the deep emotional lives of our animal kin. All this serves as background for his thoughtful conclusions about humility and animal protection and animal well-being, where he urges a new paradigm of respect, grace, compassion, and love for all animals. Marc Bekoff has gone deep into the minds, hearts, spirits, and souls of animals, giving him profound insight into their lives, and no small insight into ours. Minding Animals is an important contribution to our understanding of animal consciousness, a major work that will be a must read for anyone who loves nature. Marc Bekoff is Professor of Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society. A founder with Jane Goodall of Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, he is the editor of the best-selling The Smile of a Dolphin: Remarkable Accounts of Animal Emotions and author of Strolling With Our Kin. "To find out about the rich emotional life of nonhuman species, read Minding Animals."-Natural History "A book with both brains and a heart.... Bekoff joins courageous figures such as the anthropologist Frans de Waal and the maverick biologist Rupert Sheldrake in their attempt to make humans recognise and respect non-human animals' complex sentient and emotional lives."-Sunday Telegraph "With this abundant narrative of Marc Bekoff a new age of intimacy between humans and animals has begun. The companionship, the play, the healing, the guidance, the protection provided by the animals, all these will be needed in the future as never before. Everyone should read Minding Animals, an amazingly thorough, delightful, and most important book." - Thomas Berry, author of The Dream of the Earth and The Great Work "For those of us who have immersed ourselves in the well being of life forms other than human, the fact that they communicate and have feelings is as natural and understandable as breathing. Through this lens we see clearly how their well being is intricately interconnected with our own. In Minding Animals Marc Bekoff has done a wonderful job of showing us how learning to understand and 'mind' animals and their behavior leads us to recognize their feelings as well. Through their layers, we find even more richness and joy of life as we glimpse into ever deepe parts of ourselves. This book is fun, inspiring, thought-provoking and educational! What a great mix!" - Julia Butterfly Hill, author of The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman, and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods "Just as the best doctors attain detailed and compassionate knowledge of the uniqueness of each patient, so too do the best behavioral biologists--with Marc Bekoff prominently among them--learn to recognize each animal as a distinct individual with its own internal life and experiences. By minding animals, we obtain our best scientific understanding of their evolution and behavior." - Stephen Jay Gould, author of The Structure of Evolutionary Theory "Except for relatively minor specializations that relate to whether we walk, run, fly or swim, all we vertebrate animals are physically stunningly similar. Most would also agree that the brain is an organ, as are stomachs, kidneys, and hearts, designed with functions and capacities useful for survival in often complex and indirect ways. There is no evidence, however, that what the brain does differs fundamentally across various species of vertebrates. Differences are in degree with respect to specific functions. In this readable, wide-ranging, and very stimulating book, Marc Bekoff takes this larger holistic view as a basis for a passionate exploration of how we should treat, and what we owe, our fellow-vertebrate creatures, who likely have many emotional and sensory survival mechanisms similar to our own." - Bernd Heinrich, University of Vermont, author of Mind of the Raven 
Price: 28.49 USD
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31 BERMAN, LUCY. Famous Horses.
Golden Press, New York: 1972. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good reading copy with part of the binding torn off. 
Here are 27 stories about some of the horses of history and one from mythology. Illustrations by Harris Bishop. 
Price: 33.25 USD
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32 BLAKE, NEIL FFRENCH. The World Of Dressage.
Pelham Books, London: 1969. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condtion. Some wear to dustjacket. 
Deals comprehensively with dressage in a way that can be understood - and appreciated - by everybody who deals with horses. Includes an Index. 
Price: 52.96 USD
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33 BLOND, GEORGES. The Great Migrations.
The Macmillan Company, New York: 1956. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. 

Price: 6.41 USD
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34 BLUMBERG, MARK S. Body Heat: Temperature And Life On Earth.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London England: 2002. 067400762X / 9780674007628 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Whether you're a polar bear giving birth to cubs in an Arctic winter, a camel going days without water in the desert heat, or merely a suburbanite without air conditioning in a heat wave, your comfort and even survival depend on how well you adapt to extreme temperatures. In this entertaining and illuminating book, the biopsychologist Mark Blumberg explores the many ways that temperature rules the lives of all animals (including us). He moves from the physical principles that govern the flow of heat in and out of our bodies to the many complex evolutionary devices animals use to exploit those principles for their own benefit. Includes an Index. 
Price: 29.26 USD
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35 BRIGHT, MICHAEL. The Living World.
St. Martin's Press, New York: 1987. 0312030223 / 9780312030223 First U. S. Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 13.54 USD
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36 BROMFIELD, LOUIS Animals And Other People.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1955 First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Stories that were written by Louis Bromfield about animals in his care and in the care of friends and relatives. 
Price: 23.51 USD
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37 BROWN, ROBERT M. The Poodle Owners' Medical Manual.
Breed Manual Publications, Jackson: 1987. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good unmarked condition except for some wear to edges. 
The Owners' Guide to a better understanding of the Poodle's health - written specifically for all Poodle varieties. Includes an Index. 
Price: 185.25 USD
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38 BROWNING, JOHN G. Tarantulas.
T. F. H. Publications LTD., Neptune City: 1983. 0876669313 / 9780876669310 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 4.51 USD
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39 BRUEMMER, FRED & DAVIES, BRIAN. Seasons Of The Seal.
Firefly Books, Buffalo: 1988. 1552091422 / 9781552091425 First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
In this fascinating book, the natural history of the harp seal is interwoven with the compelling story of one female seal's experience of mating, migration, and the birth of her pup. Over 135 superb color photographs capture the charm of these beautiful creatures and reveal awesome landscapes of their icy realm. 
Price: 20.43 USD
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40 BRUUN, BERTEL. The Dell Encyclopedia Of Birds.
Delacorte Press, New York: 1974. 0440017858 / 9780440017851 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 14.01 USD
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