By Marc Bekoff
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.
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.
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
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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By Robin Barratt
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