Category Archives: Animals

Raising Goats For Dummies

Raise goats and reap the rewards. Raising Goats For Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects of owning, caring for, and the day-to-day benefits of raising goats. Raising Goats For Dummies is your How-to guide for: – Breaking … Continue reading

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Human Paleobiology (Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology)

Human Paleobiology provides a unifying framework for the study of past and present human populations to a range of changing environments. It integrates evidence from studies of human adaptability, comparative primatology, and molecular genetics to document consistent measures of genetic … Continue reading

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The Biology and Conservation of Wild Felids

The editors utilize their 50 years of combined experience in professional engagement with the behavior and ecology of wild felids to draw together a unique network of the world’s most respected and knowledgeable experts. For the first time, this inter-disciplinary … Continue reading

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Introduction to Marine Genomics (Advances in Marine Genomics)

Marine biology has always played an important role in biological research, being at the origin of many key advances. To a certain extent, the influence of marine biology on the biological sciences was overshadowed over a period of several years … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Animal Science, Second Edition

Written and edited by a distinguished team of experts, Encyclopedia of Animal Science, Second Edition contains more than 300 entries thatexplore the broad field of Animal Science. Organized with reader-friendly descriptions, the second editiondiscusses topicsranging from adaptation and stress, to … Continue reading

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Human Genetics (Genetics and Evolution)

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Comparative Dental Morphology: Selected Papers of the 14th International Symposium on Dental Morphology, August 27-30, 2008, Greifswald, Germany (Frontiers of Oral Biology)

Teeth and their surrounding structures are exceptional sources for addressing significant questions in numerous disciplines. In this publication, an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers addresses important issues on current aspects of dental morphology research from evolutionary, anatomical, clinical and archaeological … Continue reading

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Global Warming: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Global warming is arguably the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty-first century, one that will affect every living creature on the planet. It is also an extraordinarily complex problem, which everyone needs to understand as … Continue reading

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The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals

Just who was the Przewalski after whom Przewalski’s horse was named? Or Husson, the eponym for the rat Hydromys hussoni? Or the Geoffroy whose name is forever linked to Geoffroy’s cat? This unique reference provides a brief look at the … Continue reading

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Do Bats Drink Blood?: Fascinating Answers to Questions about Bats (Animal Q&a Series)

Highly beneficial animals, bats are critical to global ecological, economic, and public health. Do Bats Drink Blood? illuminates the role bats play in the ecosystem, their complex social behavior, and how they glide through the night sky using their acute … Continue reading

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