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Zoology & animal sciences

Hardcover. Origin, Evolution and Biogeographic History of South American Turtles Series: Springer Earth System Sciences. Num Pages: 179 pages, 46 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 1KLS; PSAJ; PSVW5; RBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 11. Weight in Grams: 438.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG Switzerland
Number of pages
179
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2014th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783319005171
ISBN
9783319005171
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 127.30
€ 125.61

Paperback. We have long attributed man's violent, aggressive, competitive nature to his animal ancestry. But what if we are just as given to cooperation, empathy, and morality by virtue of our genes? This work looks at the most provocative aspects of human nature - power, sex, violence, kindness, and morality. Num Pages: 300 pages, Black and white photographs. BIC Classification: JM; PSAJ; PSVW79. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 149 x 20. Weight in Grams: 226.
Publisher
Granta Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
300
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781862078826
ISBN
9781862078826
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.58

Paperback. Parasites can: rewrite DNA; rewire the brain; genetically engineer viruses as weapons; and turn healthy hosts into the living dead. This book follows researchers as they penetrate the mysteries of these omnipotent creatures who control evolution, ecxosystems, and perhaps the future of mankind. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSGH; PSV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 139 x 21. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Free Press
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
New
Condition
New
SKU
V9780743200110
ISBN
9780743200110
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.58

Paperback. Highly illustrated, with images drawn from a wide range of cultures, historical periods and media, this book offers a roller-coaster ride through parrots in literature, jokes, folklore, mythology, film, TV and children's stories worldwide, as well as an examination of parrot conservation, talking bird experiments and parrot portraiture. Series: Animal S. Num Pages: 216 pages, 24 black & white illustrations, 77 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 189 x 137 x 16. Weight in Grams: 376.
Publisher
Reaktion Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
216
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781861892379
ISBN
9781861892379
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.80

Hardcover. Explores recent scientific discoveries and what they reveal about the lives of wild parrots, which are among the most intelligent and rarest of birds. This book focuses on general patterns across the 350-odd species of parrots, as well as what can be learned from interesting exceptions to these generalities. Num Pages: 346 pages, 89 color images, 13 line illustrations, 4 tables. BIC Classification: PSVW6. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 178 x 25. .
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
346
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520239258
ISBN
9780520239258
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 35.75

Hardcover. Looking at all aspects of penguin evolution, biology, ecoloy and sociobiology, as well as conservation issues affecting the group, this book is illustrated with line drawings and black and white photographs, and has a full-colour photographic section. Series: Poyser Monographs. Num Pages: 212 pages. BIC Classification: PSVW6. Dimension: 167 x 262 x 20. Weight in Grams: 620.
Publisher
Christopher Helm Publishers Lt
Number of pages
212
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Edition
First
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713665505
ISBN
9780713665505
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 65.13

Hardcover. This volume is dedicated to the field identification of pigeons and doves, and it incorporates much recent information on the family. Pigeons and doves are a large family of birds occurring throughout the world. Many species are specialist frugivores, while others feed on seeds. Illustrator(s): Cox, John; Barnes, Eustace. Num Pages: 560 pages, 77 colour plates, maps. BIC Classification: PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 249 x 182 x 40. Weight in Grams: 1712.
Publisher
A&C Black
Number of pages
560
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781873403600
ISBN
9781873403600
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 70.30

Hardcover. Num Pages: 358 pages, 112 black & white illustrations, 49 colour illustrations, 70 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: PSV; RBX; RGM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 178. Weight in Grams: 899.
Publisher
Springer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st ed. 2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9783662502952
ISBN
9783662502952
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 104.16
€ 97.78

Paperback. Editor(s): Ownley, Bonnie H.; Trigiano, Robert N. Num Pages: 600 pages, 330 colour illustrations, 30 black & white tables. BIC Classification: PSTP; PSVT7; TVB. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 289 x 2. Weight in Grams: 1676.
Publisher
CRC Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781466500815
ISBN
9781466500815
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 151.60

Paperback. Covering the prominent 150 reptiles and 80 amphibians found in the region (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi), with concise text, photograph and map for each, this is a pocket guide for a diverse and often conspicuous and attractive group of animals. Num Pages: 240 pages, Over 350 photos plus maps. BIC Classification: 1HFG; GBC; PSVW3; PSVW5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 191 x 127 x 14. Weight in Grams: 342.
Publisher
A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713674255
ISBN
9780713674255
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 17.74

Hardcover. A text on primate evolution. By drawing out the key features of the extant families and referring to more detailed texts, it updates the developments in primate palaeontology - and the reconstruction through early hominid species - of our own human origins. It features over 200 illustrations, tables and revised evolutionary trees. Num Pages: 464 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSVW79. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 282 x 221 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1506.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc United States
Number of pages
464
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780123786326
ISBN
9780123786326
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 88.77

Paperback. A comprehensive and comparative reference work on the permanent and deciduous dentitions of extant primates. Series: Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology. Num Pages: 316 pages, 73 b/w illus. 229 tables. BIC Classification: PSVD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 487.
Edition
Revised ed.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
316
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521018647
ISBN
9780521018647
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 52.62

Hardcover. A guide to the world's primates covers nearly 300 species, from the feather-light and solitary pygmy mouse lemurs of Madagascar - among the smallest primates known to exist - to regal mountain gorillas of Africa. This book features 72 splendid color plates, facing-page descriptions of key features of each family, and 86 color distribution maps. Num Pages: 208 pages, 72 color plates. 13 color illus. 7 line illus. 86 color maps. BIC Classification: GBC; PSVW79; WNCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 258 x 214 x 19. Weight in Grams: 916.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691156958
ISBN
9780691156958
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 29.44

Paperback. Describes the basic principles underlying animal behavior and how those concepts can be used in managing the care of domestic and captive wild animals, covering four key themes: development of behavior, biological rhythms, social behavior and behavioral aspects of animal management. Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MZ; PSVP. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 189 x 20. Weight in Grams: 830. 352 pages, Illustrations. Describes the basic principles underlying animal behavior and how those concepts can be used in managing the care of domestic and captive wild animals, covering four key themes: development of behavior, biological rhythms, social behavior and behavioral aspects of animal management. Cateogry: (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: MZ; PSVP. Dimension: 246 x 189 x 20. Weight: 844.
Publisher
CABI
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845933982
ISBN
9781845933982
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 46.99
€ 44.79

Paperback. Provides an overview of how animals run, walk, jump, crawl, swim, soar, hover, and fly. This book introduces energetics and optimality as basic principles. It tackles each of the major modes by which animals move on land, in water, and through air. It explains the mechanisms involved and the physical and biological forces shaping those mechanisms. Num Pages: 384 pages, 6 tables. 105 line illus. BIC Classification: PSVD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 572.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691126340
ISBN
9780691126340
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 76.39
€ 72.56

Paperback. Num Pages: 764 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: PSVD. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 275 x 215 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1728.
Publisher
Pearson
Number of pages
762
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
02nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781292026381
ISBN
9781292026381
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 86.57

Paperback. Developed from the successful Norwegian book Den Store Kaninboka (The Big Book of Rabbits) this book covers all aspects of rabbit behaviour, welfare, health and husbandry, with updated and expanded content now also made relevant to veterinarians. Case studies from around the world give this valuable resource an international perspective. Num Pages: 232 pages, 200. BIC Classification: MZC; PSVP; TVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 191 x 245 x 12. Weight in Grams: 708.
Publisher
CABI
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780641904
ISBN
9781780641904
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.88

Paperback. Winner of The Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for Non-Fiction in 2011 and the Authors' Foundation Roger Deakin Award in 2011 A stunning debut in the tradition of Robert Macfarlane and Helen Macdonald Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Fourth Estate
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007459896
ISBN
9780007459896
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 10.50

Paperback. Raptors of the World is the definitive handbook to this most popular group of birds. This field guide uses all of the plates from Raptors of the World, with a concise, revised text on facing pages, to create an invaluable reference covering all 340 raptor species. Series: Helm Field Guides. Num Pages: 320 pages, 118 colour plates; 320+ maps. BIC Classification: PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 231 x 157 x 25. Weight in Grams: 714.
Publisher
Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713669572
ISBN
9780713669572
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 33.20

Paperback. Drawing on a lifetime of work as one of the world's most renowned scientists, conservationists, and animal rights activists, Jane Goodall has written a unique spiritual autobiography that explores her deepest beliefs about spirituality and moral evolution. Num Pages: 304 pages, 2 x 8pp b&w inserts. BIC Classification: BGA; PSV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 470.
Publisher
Little, Brown & Company United States
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780446676137
ISBN
9780446676137
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 13.97

Paperback. Num Pages: 502 pages, 2500 colour photos. BIC Classification: PSVW1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 238 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1196.
Publisher
New World Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781878348609
ISBN
9781878348609
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 53.23
€ 41.56

Paperback. Drawing on this interplay between farming and research, the new edition of this popular textbook provides an updated account of the key techniques employed in manipulating reproduction in farm animals Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: MZD; PSVH; TVHB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 246 x 189. .
Publisher
CABI
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780646039
ISBN
9781780646039
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 53.83

Paperback. The Pacific is not only the world's largest body of water; its vast expanse also includes an extraordinary number and diversity of oceanic islands, from Palau and the Marianas east of the Philippines to Cocos Island and the Galapagos west of the Americas. This title is suitable for both novice sightseers and professional naturalists. Num Pages: 320 pages, 35 color illustrations, 30 line illustrations, 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1MK; PSVW3; PSVW5. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 153 x 19. Weight in Grams: 688.
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
First
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520274969
ISBN
9780520274969
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 31.56

Hardcover. A billion-year history of movement, from bacteria to Olympic athletes. Num Pages: 368 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAJ; PSVD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 242 x 33. Weight in Grams: 610.
Publisher
Icon Books Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785780455
ISBN
9781785780455
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 18.01