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The Wonder of Birds

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The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us about Ourselves, the World, and a Better Future Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812993530
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - May 30th, 2017

Jim Robbins’ book is a thoroughly enjoyable as well as fascinating look at the new surprises science is now teaching us about birds, what marvelous adaptations they have made to so many different and extreme environments and what they teach us about our own physiology and behavior.

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The Outer Beach

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The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393081305
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 9th, 2017

Finch has collected shorter pieces from his long career into a narrative as if walking the Outer Cape, from Monomoy to the Provincelands. This is a meditative book rich with close descriptions of the continuously shifting sands and the creatures encountered there.

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The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

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$14.95
ISBN: 9781616206420
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 6th, 2016

Bedridden by a debilitating illness, Bailey’s world is confined to just her immediate surroundings. But the gift of a wild snail opens to her a wide world of wonder and her acute observations helps us appreciate the small miracles that live all around us.

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The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

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ISBN: 9781616206420
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 6th, 2016

Bedridden by a debilitating illness, Bailey’s world is confined to just her immediate surroundings. But the gift of a wild snail opens to her a wide world of wonder and her acute observations helps us appreciate the small miracles that live all around us.

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The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs

Sure, you're not expecting to find your way through anything wilder than Fresh Pond, but it's always good to be prepared.

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What a Fish Knows

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What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374288211
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Published: Scientific American - June 7th, 2016

Balcombe combs through the new & compelling body of scientific evidence that should reshape the way we think about our vertebrate cousins. You will learn that fish are far more intelligent, communicative, & social creatures than many previously thought. They have complex emotional lives and distinct personalities. We’ve not recognized their capabilities because they are highly adapted to a totally different, liquid part of our planet.

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The Lost Art of Finding Our Way

Part how-to guide and part history of navigation, Huth's book is a delightful look into our relationship to place, movement, the seasons, and the stars. Perfect to read before a spring or summer of hikes, walks, and travel.

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$20.95
ISBN: 9780674088078
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Published: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard Universi - November 16th, 2015

Great Soul of Siberia

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Great Soul of Siberia: Passion, Obsession, and One Man's Quest for the World's Most Elusive Tiger Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781771641135
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Published: Greystone Books - November 10th, 2015

Sooyong Park has spent 20 years documenting on film the lives of generations of endangered Siberian Tigers, enduring incredible physical hardship spending many solitary months in bunker blinds in subfreezing temperatures. His patient, tender, and close observations are rendered in vivid prose resulting in a magical book that will nearly break your heart.

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