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History is full of strange animal stories, invented by the brightest and most influential, from Aristotle to Disney, and they reveal as much about us and the things we believe as they do about the animals they misrepresent. We once thought that eels w... read more

The Unexpected Truth About Animals

A captivating journey into the inner lives of plants - from the colours they see to the schedules they keep. How does a Venus flytrap know when to snap shut? Can a fern get jet lag? Do roses remember the romance of springtime? In What a Pl... read more

What a Plant Knows: a Field Guide to the Senses

Featuring more than 35 stunning pop-ups and fascinating, up-to-the-minute information about popular dinosaurs as well as many lesser-known varieties, this is an awe-inspiring tribute to the world's most celebrated extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign of our planet.

Dinosaurs (Encyclopedia Prehistorica)
$39.99(AUD) inc GST

Category:

 Animals/Natural History

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Upside-down dogs

Category:

 Animals/Natural History

Beginning with Yuka, a 39,000-year-old mummified woolly mammoth recently found in the Siberian permafrost, each of the sixteen essays in Animals Strike Curious Poses investigates a different famous animal named and immortalised by humans. Here are the starl... read more

Animals Strike Curious Poses

This is the remarkable story of Tulloch, the virtually unwanted yearling who rose to greatness with the support of Australia's most flamboyant trainer and a contrasting dogged owner, who often clashed about what was best for t... read more

Nophoto

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 Animals/Natural History

At Kite's Nest Farm the cows (as well as the sheep, hens, and pigs) all roam free. They make their own choices about rearing, grazing and housing. Left to be themselves the cows exhibit personalities as diverse as our own.Fat Hat prefers men to women. Chippy Min... read more

The Secret Life of Cows

A million copy best-selling exploration of the animal kingdom, featuring facts and beautiful photos of over 2,000 wild animals from all habitats on planet Earth.Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide brings together the expertise of over 70 n... read more

Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide, 3rd Edition

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 Animals/Natural History

"An exquisitely beautiful book ...These stories about birds are ultimately reflections on the curious nature of humanity itself"- Helen Macdonald, author of H is for HawkThere is no denying that many people are crazy for birds. Packed with intriguing facts and exquisite and r... read more

Birdmania

Roosters that deceive their hens? Mother deer that grieve? Horses that feel shame? We humans tend to assume that we are the only living things able to experience feelings intensely and conscio... read more

The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief, and Compassion - Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

Category:

 Animals/Natural History

Series:Photicular
Reading Level:General Adult

The latest addition to the bestselling Photicular book series, Wild gives readers an up-close look at the world's most endangered species. The opening essay focuses on conservation efforts around the world and answers the quest... read more

Wild : Endangered Animals in Living Motion (A Photicular Book)
$39.99(AUD) inc GST

Australia's wild brumbies are slaughtered in their thousands every year. In this heart-wrenching read, Vicki, Amanda and Kelly Wilson travel to the Snowy Mountains to tame wild horses rescued from the annual Brumby cull. Once again the Wilson Sisters show that... read more

Saving the Snowy Brumbies