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Marine Mammals and Noise

by Richardson, W. John

Many marine mammals communicate by emitting sounds that pass through water. Such sounds can be received across great distances and can influence the behavior of these undersea creatures. In the past few decades, the oceans have become ...

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More Tales of the Birds

by W. Warde Fowler

<p>It was close upon Midsummer Day, but it was not midsummer weather. A mist rose from moist fields, and hung over the whole countryside as if it were November; the June of 1815 was wet and chill, as June so often is. And as the mist hung over ...

ISBN: 9788892510272

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My Life With Bigfoot

A true story of Sasquatch and the Man who knew him.

by Ronald Simmons

<p>The supposedly true story of a man who lived in the forest with a Sasquatch family.</p> ...

ISBN: 1230001759266

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On God and Dogs

A Christian Theology of Compassion for Animals

by Stephen H. Webb

<p>Many of us keep pet animals; we rely on them for companionship and unconditional love. For some people their closest relationships may be with their pets. In the wake of the animal rights movement, some ethicists have started to re-examine ...

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Owen Parker: Rhino Connection

by Chris Bellenot & Arthur Pendragon

<p><em>A percentage of the proceeds from the sales of this book will be donated to wildlife conservation dedicated to save the rhinos.</em></p> <p>On a warm African night, an adult rhino collapses in the grass and breathes its last. Minutes ...

ISBN: 9781628905762

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Pearls & Parasites

by Arthur E. Shipley

ISBN: 1230001231465

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Personalities on the Plate

The Lives and Minds of Animals We Eat

by Barbara J. King

<p>In recent years, scientific advances in our understanding of animal minds have led to major changes in how we think about, and treat, animals in zoos and aquariums. The general public, it seems, is slowly coming to understand that animals ...

ISBN: 9780226195216

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Pets

by Fudge, Erica

'When I play with my cat, who knows if I am not a pastime to her more than she is to me?' - Michel de Montaigne. Why do we live with pets? Is there something more to our relationship with them than simply companionship? What is it we look for in

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Poultry Nutrition and Management

by Naresh Mahajan

<p>Before the twentieth century, poultry were mostly kept on general farms, and foraged for much of their feed, eating insects, grain spilled by cattle and horses, and plants around the farm. This was often supplemented by grain, household ...

ISBN: 9789387798632

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Poultry Preservation and Meat Production

by Naresh Mahajan

<p>Meat preservation includes a set treatment processes for preserving nutritious properties, taste, texture and colour of raw, partially cooked or cooked meats while keeping them edible and safe to consume. The invention of such processes can ...

ISBN: 9789387798649

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Reproductive and Developmental Behaviour in Sheep: An Anthology from ``Applied Animal Ethology''

by Fraser, A. F.

Although intensive husbandry is increasingly applied to sheep, most sheep production around the world is still based on the extensive system. Under these conditions, attempts to improve productivity must take particular account of reproductive ...

ISBN: 9781483289922

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Rescuing Riley, Saving Myself

A Man and His Dog's Struggle to Find Salvation

by Zachary Anderegg

<p>While hiking on a solo vacation in a remote, uninhabitable region of Arizona, Zachary Anderegg happened upon Riley, an emaciated puppy clinging to life, at the bottom of a 350-foot canyon. In a daring act of humanity that trumped the ...

ISBN: 9781628735307

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Respecting Animals

A Balanced Approach to Our Relationship with Pets, Food, and Wildlife

by David S. Favre

<p><strong>A legal scholar and animal-rights expert argues for a practical approach to using animals respectfully.</strong></p> <p>In this fresh approach to the animal rights debate, a legal scholar and expert on the humane treatment of animals

ISBN: 9781633884267

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Sanctuary

Stories of Love and Rescue

by Susie Coston

<DIV>For 30 years Farm Sanctuary has been rescuing farm animals from the most dire of circumstances and providing them with a unique living situation that can only be described as an animal utopia. Based on 175 acres of land in Watkins Glen, New

ISBN: 9781579657307

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Saving One More

Life with our dogs rescued from the puppy farming industry

by Janetta Harvey

<p>The three dogs dozed in the cool shade of the river bank under the brilliant blue skies of an August afternoon in south-west France. Just months earlier, one had been trapped in the hell of a puppy farm nursing her final litter of puppies. ...

ISBN: 9781781323991

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Screening the Nonhuman

Representations of Animal Others in the Media

by Joseph Anderton, Michael Atkinson, Fernando Pagnoni Berns & others

<p><em>Screening the Nonhuman</em> draws connections between how animals represented on screen translate into reality. In doing so, the book demonstrates that consuming media is not a neutral act but rather a political one. The images humans ...

ISBN: 9781498513753

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Slaughterhouse

The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, And Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry

by Gail A. Eisnitz

<p>Slaughterhouse is the first book of its kind to explore the impact that unprecedented changes in the meatpacking industry over the last twenty-five years — particularly industry consolidation, increased line speeds, and deregulation — have ...

ISBN: 9781615920082

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Speciesism, Painism and Happiness

A Morality for the Twenty-First Century

by Richard D. Ryder

Richard Ryder created the term speciesism in early 1970 and shared the idea with Peter Singer, who popularised it in his classic work Animal Liberation (1975). A key figure in the modern animal rights revival Ryder appeared on the first-ever ...

ISBN: 9781845405052

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Speculative Taxidermy

Natural History, Animal Surfaces, and Art in the Anthropocene

by Giovanni Aloi

<p>Taxidermy, once the province of natural history and dedicated to the pursuit of lifelike realism, has recently resurfaced in the world of contemporary art, culture, and interior design. In <em>Speculative Taxidermy,</em> Giovanni Aloi offers ...

ISBN: 9780231543217

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The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens, Revised

Everything you need to know. . . and didn't know you needed to know about backyard and urban chickens

by Andy Schneider

<DIV><P>Since <I>The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens</I> was first published in 2011, many people have discovered the joys and benefits of a backyard flock. Now Andy Schneider is back with<I> The</I><I> Chicken Whisperer's Guide to

ISBN: 9781631594434

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