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Death In The Grizzly Maze: The Timothy Treadwell Story
Death In The Grizzly Maze
The Timothy Treadwell Story
Paperback      ISBN: 0762736771
On the afternoon of October 5, 2003, in Alaska's Katmai National Park, one or more brown bears killed and ate Timothy Treadwell and his girlfriend Amie Huguenard. The next day, park rangers killed the two bears that they assumed were responsible. This frightening and chilling story immediately captured worldwide media attention. Some bear experts felt that Treadwell's death was a matter of time, considering the unorthodox and highly questionable tactics he used in his life among the bears. Yet Timothy's surge in popularity, and his inglorious death, give rise to a plethora of questions. More than just a story about Treadwell, Death in the Grizzly Maze delves into the issues raised by the new breed of reckless wildlife celebrities and answers these questions: Was it a foregone conclusion that Timothy Treadwell had to die? Since Treadwell's actions were so obviously improper why didn't the National Park Service intervene? Did the bears have to die? How the actions of a few are affecting national park policy and promoting improper behavior when encountering wildlife are important issues for the future of wildlife conservation.
A Primate's Memoir
A Primate's Memoir
Paperback      ISBN: 0743202414
The author offers a memoir of his two decades in the field studying Kenyan baboons as he describes the members of the baboon troop and their behavior and his interaction with the neighboring Masai tribe.
Silent Thunder: In the Presence of Elephants
Silent Thunder
In the Presence of Elephants
Paperback      ISBN: 0140285962
Details the pioneering research that has uncovered the fact that elephants communicate at a pitch lower than humans can detect, as a woman who has lived among them celebrates her time in Africa as well as the infinite connections between animals and people. Reprint.
The Flight of the Iguana: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature
The Flight of the Iguana
A Sidelong View of Science and Nature
Paperback      ISBN: 0684836262
A naturalist/scientist introduces unusual creatures and their surprising habits, in a study that emphasizes the wealth of variety in the animal kingdom rather than the "freakishness" of the uncommon
Outwitting Squirrels: 101 Cunning Strategems to Reduce...Misappropriation of Seed from You Birdfeeder by Squirrels
Outwitting Squirrels
101 Cunning Strategems to Reduce...Misappropriation of Seed from You Birdfeeder by Squirrels
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1556520360
Presents 101 strategies for outsmarting the greedy, crafty squirrels who are determined to make all birdseed their own
Monkeys on the Interstate: And Other Tales from America's Favorite Zookeeper
Monkeys on the Interstate
And Other Tales from America's Favorite Zookeeper
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385247311
Four Wings and a Prayer: Caught in the Mystery of the Monarch Butterfly
Four Wings and a Prayer
Caught in the Mystery of the Monarch Butterfly
Paperback      ISBN: 037570194x
Chronicles the odyssey of the monarch butterfly, which, each year, flies thousands of miles to its breeding and wintering grounds in Mexico's Neovolcanic Mountains.
Paperback      ISBN: 1901268179
Part of the "Wildlife Monographs" series, this full-colour book features images captured by some of the worlds premier wildlife photographers providing a glimpse of some of the worlds increasingly rare and endangered species, captured in their natural habitats.
Rat Training: Complete Care and Training
Rat Training
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,
Beautiful Jim Key: The Lost History of the World's Smartest Horse
Beautiful Jim Key
The Lost History of the World's Smartest Horse
Paperback      ISBN: 006056704x
Presents the story of a beloved bay stallion who was at the forefront of American popular culture between 1897 and his death in 1912 for his unusual abilities to spell, do mathematics, and perform other tricks, in a tale that also shares the remarkable story of the horse's trainer, former slave and Civil War veteran Dr. William Key. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.