Zoology & animal sciences

    Understanding Animal Behaviour

    By Rory Putman

    Paperback £13.85

    A highly readable and accessible introduction to current knowledge about the way animals behave. Comprehensive and authoritative. Beautifully illustrated throughout by wildlife artist Catherine Putman.

    What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

    By Jonathan Balcombe

    Paperback £8.45

    `Balcombe vividly shows that fish have feelings and deserve consideration and protection like other sentient beings' - His Holiness the Dalai Lama

    Teach Yourself Bird Watching

    By George E. Hyde

    Hardback £7.25

    Appreciating the rich diversity of bird life on our island is about more than just looking out of the window. This beautiful book of birds, first published in 1962, is a wonderful resource for any amateur ornithologist of the present - or the past.

    Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide

    By DK

    Hardback £20.46

    A million copy best-selling exploration of the animal kingdom, featuring facts and beautiful photos of over 2,000 wild animals from all habitats on planet Earth. Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide brings together the expertise of over 70 natural history specialists and the beautiful images of wildlife photographers from around the...

    Animals Among Us

    By John Bradshaw

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    'A pioneering study ... richly, empathetically and affectionately respectful of the human-animal bond' Sunday TimesWhy do humans love animals? The bestselling author of In Defence of Dogs and Cat Sense gives us the answers.Keeping pets is expensive, time-consuming, and seemingly irrational - so why do so many of us have...

    Mark Carwardine's Guide to Whale Watching in North America

    By Mark Carwardine

    Paperback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    No one ever says 'I can't remember if I've seen a whale.' A close encounter with one of the most enigmatic and remarkable creatures on the planet is a life-changing experience. This comprehensive and authoritative guide covers everything you need to know about where, when and how to watch whales,...

    Extinct Birds

    By Julian P. Hume

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £50.46

    Extinct Birds was the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of the bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years of habitat degradation, over-hunting and rat introduction. It has become the standard text on this subject, covering both familiar icons of extinction as well as...

    Ant-Plant Interactions

    Hardback £57.38

    Ants and flowering plants are dominant in most terrestrial ecosystems, and their interactions are geographically widespread. This is the first resource for undergraduate and graduate students in ecology and conservation biology devoted entirely to human-induced global changes and their consequences for ant-plant interactions.

    Shorebirds in Action

    By Richard Chandler

    Paperback Save £6.32 = £15.63

    Crow

    By Boria Sax

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A classic account of the crow, now available in B-format paperback. Boria Sax looks at the crow in myth, literature and life, from Noah's raven to films such as The Crow.

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