Download E-books The Emotional Lives of Animals: A Leading Scientist Explores Animal Joy, Sorrow, and Empathy — and Why They Matter PDF

By Marc Bekoff

Based on award-winning scientist Marc Bekoff’s years learning social verbal exchange in a variety of species, this significant ebook exhibits that animals have wealthy emotional lives. Bekoff skillfully blends outstanding tales of animal pleasure, empathy, grief, embarrassment, anger, and love with the newest clinical study confirming the life of feelings that logic and adventure have lengthy implied. full of Bekoff’s gentle humor and touching tales, The Emotional Lives of Animals is a clarion demand reassessing either how we view animals and the way we deal with them.

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Download E-books Animals Up Close: Zoom in on the World's Most Incredible Creatures PDF

By Igor Siwanowicz

This identify enables you to zoom in at the world's such a lot excellent creatures. in case your baby might be pint-sized like a pipistrelle bat, or see eye-to-eye with a housefly they'd come upon a miniature international of wierd physique shapes, bizarre habit, and a few jaw-dropping insights into existence for the very small. because of nature photographer Igor Siwanowicz's wonderful pictures, they could do exactly that. With those remarkable pictures, they'll see in eye-popping pack up aspect how tiny creatures hunt, feed, circulate, live on and thrive. There are regularly occurring creatures like flies and beetles to examine, in addition to unique birds, reptiles, amphibians and rodents. realize what makes them various and the way they do something about residing in hugely various habitats. With Igor's backstage advisor on find out how to photo such tiny beasts, this can be an grand view of nature in miniature.

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Download E-books Making a Killing PDF

By Bob Torres

Recommend to the typical leftist that animals might be a part of broader liberation struggles and—once they cease laughing—you'll end up casually pushed aside. With a spotlight on hard work, estate, and the lifetime of commodities, creating a Killing comprises key insights into the vast nature of domination, energy, and hierarchy. It explores the intersections among human and animal oppressions relating to the exploitative dynamics of capitalism. Combining nuts-and-bolts Marxist political economic system, a pluralistic anarchist critique, in addition to a searing evaluate of the animal rights stream, Bob Torres demanding situations traditional anti-capitalist pondering and convincingly advocates for the abolition of animals in industry—and at the dinner plate. creating a Killing is certain to spark broad debate within the animal rights and anarchist activities for future years.

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Download E-books Tracks and Signs of the Animals and Birds of Britain and Europe PDF

By Lars-Henrik Olsen

This fantastically illustrated box consultant lets you simply establish the tracks and indicators left by way of a large choice of mammal and chicken species present in Britain and Europe, masking behaviors starting from looking, foraging, and feeding to courtship, breeding, and nesting. Introductory chapters provide particular drawings of footprints and tracks of enormous and small mammals, that are through sections on mammal scat, fowl droppings, and the feeding symptoms of animals on meals resources similar to nuts, cones, and rose hips. The ebook then describes particular mammal species, supplying details on dimension, distribution, habit, habitat, and related species, in addition to extra particular element on tracks and scat. Distribution maps also are included.

This fundamental box advisor covers one hundred seventy five species of mammals and birds, and lines a wealth of gorgeous colour pictures and paintings throughout.

  • Helps you simply establish the tracks and symptoms of quite a few mammals and birds
  • Covers one hundred seventy five species
  • Illustrated all through with images, drawings, and artwork
  • ncludes informative descriptions of mammal species in addition to distribution maps

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Download E-books Exotic Animal Medicine: A Quick Reference Guide (1st Edition) PDF

By Lance Jepson

Unique Animal medication: a short Reference consultant offers with ease obtainable, undemanding details for veterinarians who do not need exact wisdom of the vast majority of unique puppy species. The ebook supplies the foremost issues on differential diagnoses and diagnostics, in addition to heritage details on a wide selection of unique pets. it really is formatted in order that, even if skilled with exotics or now not, the clinician can at a look view the most likely stipulations to be encountered inside that species or animal staff; strengthen a possible differential prognosis checklist quick; start up an investigational plan; and think about therapy regimes. Species coated contain ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, puppy rats, hamsters and different small rodents; parrots, budgerigars and similar species, canaries, finches, toucans; lizards, snakes, tortoises and turtles, frogs, salamanders; pond fish, tropical freshwater fish and tropical marine fish.* Covers all of the usually encountered unique pets in a single volume
* association of chapters through species and medical signs
* a customary method of info presentation, allowing the clinician to entry details much more efficiently
* compatible for veterinarians world wide with an creation written by way of an American expert during this field
* simply available, trouble-free: written in observe form

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Download E-books Butterfly Photographer's Handbook: A Comprehensive Reference for Nature Photographers PDF

An in-depth examine butterflies and the way to most sensible catch them on movie, this interesting guide is equivalent components box advisor and images instruction manual. a whole review of the winged creatures’ ecological approach is supplied, which info every little thing from species id and the conduct and habitats of North American butterflies to differentiating moths from butterflies and studying the place and whilst it's best to locate those appealing bugs. Armed with a great realizing of butterfly biology, photographers can then very easily discover the technological features of nature images. Composition, white stability, concentration, and publicity recommendation is combined with precious tips about utilizing a flash and electronic manipulation.

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Download E-books Rosy Is My Relative PDF

What does a tender guy bequeathed £500 and an elephant with a style for liquor do? Adrian Whistle thinks he has the reply - he will supply her to the circus. however it is not so easy.

Together Adrian and Rosy reduce a swathe of terror and destruction throughout the peaceable geographical region of southern England. inebriated or sober, Rosy spreads chaos in her wake, until eventually her hapless sufferers declare the whole majesty of the legislation opposed to her . . .

'His uproarious first novel.' Daily Mirror

'Comic havoc!' New York Times

'Enchanting . . . superbly told.' Scotsman

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Download E-books Maria's Story: A True Story of Survival PDF

By Robin Barratt

Whilst Robin Barratt and his spouse first met Maria in Moscow, that they had no thought how a lot of an impression she may have on their lonesome lives. From the preliminary curiosity in her tale, the horror of researching her day-by-day fight to outlive via to lively involvement in attempting to increase her lifestyles. dwelling at the streets and begging is a harsh fact for lots of in Russia yet for people with a incapacity existence might be doubly merciless. missed via the experts and those that must have helped her, Maria willingly shared her tale with the writer who, in flip, made a promise, not just to inform the realm approximately her state of affairs, yet to aim and make a true distinction. Maria’s tale records the genuine tale of 1 woman’s struggle for survival opposed to all of the odds and those that attempted to aid her. It uncovers the reality of the way many folks proceed to reside in poverty in a single of the world’s so much bright towns. Desperately unhappy, haunting yet usually uplifting, this e-book is a story approximately overcoming adversity and, certainly, by no means wasting wish.

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Download E-books Nature Photography: Insider Secrets from the World's Top Digital Photography Professionals PDF

Have you questioned what it really is that pro photographers do day in and day trip that allows them to take continually compelling photographs? Or idea that unravelling the insider secrets and techniques of the pros may well encourage you? This book takes a modern and cutting edge method of revealing the day by day behavior of the world's so much profitable natural world, panorama and macro photographers, divulging the middle talents and methods in which they excel.

This e-book is stuffed complete with professional recommendation taken from the world's major execs without delay from the sector. it's going to empower the improvement of your talents to a pro point and fireplace your mind's eye. beginning with the fundamentals of ways to plot a profitable box journey (whether in the community or afar) for someday or a month, and protecting all points of digicam dealing with and photographic strategy together with: the best way to make ideal exposures each time, determine pin-sharp photographs of relocating topics, decipher the complexities of digital camera menus and controls, and holiday throughout the mysteries of composition.

And, having discovered the secrets and techniques to luck, the ebook maps out a few easy but strong photograph workouts and self-assignments to motivate you to discover all points of electronic images and placed into perform the fundamental abilities that would make you, too, a hugely profitable photographer.

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