Complete Care and Training
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 1933958685
The ultimate survivors that have flourished in the most difficult of circumstances, rats have a long history of being the smartest rodent in the room! Rats are growing more and more popular as pets for adults and children alike. Having raised and trained rats for over forty years, Miriam Fields-Babineau, in her book Rat Training, teaches rat owners to harness that intelligence through a reward and clicker system of training. An avid proponent of reward-based positive-training techniques, the author explains how to create a successful learning environment for your rat as you teach him how to come on command, jump through a hoop, walk on a leash, stand on his hind legs, and much more. Illustrated with color photographs by Evan Cohen and Virginia Broitman, Rat Training includes tips on what to look for when buying a rat, how to care for your new pet, and how to acclimate your rat to other household pets. In the chapter called ?Rat Manner,
The True Story of the Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived
Paperback ISBN: 0060929510
Chronicles the life and times of an elephant and her devoted companion and trainer, who journeyed from a small German circus town to international stardom in the Greatest Show on Earth to a tragic twenty-year separation
When Elephants Weep
The Emotional Lives of Animals
Paperback ISBN: 0385314280
A study of the complex emotional lives of animals provides fascinating insights into and anecdotes about the existence of animal emotion and offers a compelling analysis of the ways in which humans treat animals. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.
Animals In Translation
Using The Mysteries Of Autism To Decode Animal Behavior
Paperback ISBN: 0156031442
An animal scientist draws on her experience as an autistic to identify commonalities between animals and autistics, offering insight into how animals process sensory information and how they often possess unrecognized talents.
Paperback ISBN: 1901268373
Japan's sole monkey - the Japanese macaque - lives in subtropical lowlands and in subalpine regions. The animals live in the Japanese Alps where snow blankets the ground for most of the winter, and are affectionately called Snow Monkeys. Heather Angel unravels how these monkeys live in troops, showing them through their seasons.
Mammals Of Minnesota Field Guide
Paperback ISBN: 1591930332
From mice to moose, identifying mammals is simple and fun. This unique field guide includes facts about size, habitat, range and more, for Minnesota-specific mammals. Professional photos and notes help you discover all of Minnesotaís diverse species.
The Beast In The Garden
A Modern Parable of Man and Nature
Paperback ISBN: 0393326349
Follows the repopulation of the mountain lion species in Boulder, Colorado, describing how they began reclaiming their natural territory in the late 1980s, in a volume that also discusses the history of the mountain lion and Boulder's human efforts to coexist with their wild neighbors. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.