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  • Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

    Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life
    av Peter Godfrey-Smith

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008226299

    In Other Minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith, a distinguished philosopher of science and a skilled scuba diver, tells a bold new story of how nature became aware of itself - a story that largely occurs in the ocean, where animals first appeared.Tracking the…

  • Kaninraser från hela världen

    Kaninraser från hela världen
    av Mikaela Käll, Michelle Krantzé

    Häftad - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789178519538

    Den här boken är tillägnad kaninraser från hela världen, både nya och gamla. Kaninen har i många år varit viktig för människan och raser har därför skapats utifrån våra olika behov; vissa har nu dött ut och nya har kommit till. Efter några kapitel o…

  • Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

    Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition
    av Adam Miklosi

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198787778

    This is the first book to collate and synthesize the recent burgeoning primary research literature on dog behaviour, evolution, and cognition. The author presents a new ecological approach to the understanding of dog behaviour, demonstrating how dog…

  • Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

    Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition
    av Adam Miklosi

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199646661

    This is the first book to collate and synthesize the recent burgeoning primary research literature on dog behaviour, evolution, and cognition. The author presents a new ecological approach to the understanding of dog behaviour, demonstrating how dog…

  • Survival of the Friendliest

    Survival of the Friendliest
    av Brian Hare

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786078834

    'Brilliant, eye-opening, and absolutely inspiring - and a riveting read.' Cass Sunstein, author of How Change Happens and co-author of NudgeFrom the authors of New York Times bestseller The Genius of Dogs comes a new popular science book about how '…

  • Fathoms

    Fathoms
    av Rebecca Giggs

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911617839

    WINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTION WINNER OF THE NIB LITERARY AWARD FINALIST FOR THE KIRKUS PRIZE FOR NONFICTION'There is a kind of hauntedness in wild animals today: a spectre related to environmental change ... Our fe…

  • The Walking Whales

    The Walking Whales
    av J. G. M. Hans Thewissen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520305601

    Hans Thewissen, a leading researcher in the field of whale paleontology and anatomy, gives a sweeping first-person account of the discoveries that brought to light the early fossil record of whales. As evidenced in the record, whales evolved from he…

  • Yellowstone Wolves

    Yellowstone Wolves

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226728346

    In 2020, it will have been twenty-five years since one of the greatest wildlife conservation and restoration achievements of the twentieth century took place: the reintroduction of wolves to the world's first national park, Yellowstone. Eradicated a…

  • Primates of the World: An Illustrated Guide

    Primates of the World: An Illustrated Guide
    av Jean-Jacques Petter

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156958

    The essential illustrated guide to the world's primates This stunningly illustrated guide to the world's primates covers nearly 300 species, from the feather-light and solitary pygmy mouse lemurs of Madagascar--among the smallest primates known to e…

  • The Inner Life of Cats

    The Inner Life of Cats
    av Thomas McNamee

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316262873

    As it begins, The Inner Life of Cats follows the development of the young Augusta while simultaneously explaining the basics of a kitten's physiological and psychological development. As the narrative progresses, McNamee also charts cats' evolution,…

  • Mama's Last Hug

    Mama's Last Hug
    av Frans de Waal

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784110

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLLERIn this groundbreaking and entertaining book, primatologist Frans de Waal draws on his renowned studies of the social and emotional lives of chimpanzees, bonobos and other primates, and personal encounters with many oth…

  • Mama's Last Hug

    Mama's Last Hug
    av Frans de Waal

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784103

    Mama's Last Hug opens with the moving farewell between Mama, a dying chimpanzee matriarch, and her human friend, a professor who inspired the author's work. Their parting, the video of which has been watched by millions online, is not only a window…

  • Giraffe

    Giraffe
    av Anne Innis Dagg

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107610170

    With its iconic appearance and historic popular appeal, the giraffe is the world's tallest living terrestrial animal and the largest ruminant. Recent years have seen much-needed new research undertaken to improve our understanding of this unique ani…

  • Canine Confidential

    Canine Confidential
    av Marc Bekoff

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226755694

    For all the love and attention we give dogs, much of what they do remains mysterious. Just think about different behaviors you see at a dog park: We have a good understanding of what it means when dogs wag their tails--but what about when they sniff…

  • End of the Megafauna

    End of the Megafauna
    av Ross D E MacPhee

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393249293

    Until a few thousand years ago, creatures-"megafauna"-that could have been from a sci-fi thriller roamed the earth. With a handful of exceptions, all are now gone.Ross MacPhee explores the question of what caused the disappearance of these prehistor…

  • Världens hajar. D. 1, Ordning jättehajar Lamniformes

    Världens hajar. D. 1, Ordning jättehajar Lamniformes
    av David C Bernvi

    Häftad - 2006 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789197583305

    VÄRLDENS HAJAR DEL 1 om jättehajarna i ordning Lamniformes är den första delen av de många fler delar som följer inom VÄRLDENS HAJAR. I denna del beskrivs några av de mest populära och kända hajarterna. I slutet av boken finns en lista över alla de…

  • Sexual Selection and the Origins of Human Mating Systems

    Sexual Selection and the Origins of Human Mating Systems
    av Alan F. Dixson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199559435

    Comparative analyses of the anatomy, reproductive physiology, and behaviour of extant primates and other mammals can offer important insights into the origins of human sexual behaviour, allowing us to reconstruct the origins of human mating systems,…

  • The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution

    The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution
    av Richard Wrangham

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101970195

    A fascinating new analysis of human violence, filled with fresh ideas and gripping evidence from our primate cousins, historical forebears, and contemporary neighbors. --Steven Pinker, author of The Better Angels of Our Nature We Homo sapiens can be…

  • Chimpanzee Politics

    Chimpanzee Politics
    av Frans de Waal

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801886560

    The first edition of Frans de Waal's Chimpanzee Politics was acclaimed not only by primatologists for its scientific achievement but also by politicians, business leaders, and social psychologists for its remarkable insights into the most basic huma…

  • An African Love Story

    An African Love Story
    av Dame Daphne Sheldrick

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780670919710

    Daphne Sheldrick's best-selling love story of romance, life and elephants, An African Love Story: Love, Life and Elephants is an incredible story from Africa's greatest living conservationist. A typical day for Daphne involves rescuing baby elephant…

  • Kaninraser från hela världen

    Kaninraser från hela världen
    av Mikaela Käll, Michelle Krantzé

    e-bok - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789180071598

    Den här boken är tillägnad kaninraser från hela världen, både nya och gamla. Kaninen har i många år varit viktig för människan och raser har därför skapats utifrån våra olika behov; vissa har nu dött ut och nya har kommit till. Efter några kapitel o…

  • Opossums

    Opossums
    av Robert S. Voss

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421439785

    Opossums are the most diverse and ecologically important group of New World marsupials, although only the Virginia opossum is familiar to North American residents. In fact, many species of opossums are found in Neotropical rainforests, savannas, and…

  • Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

    Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198759812

    The musteloids are the most diverse super-family among carnivores, ranging from little known, exotic, and highly-endangered species to the popular and familiar, and include a large number of introduced invasives. They feature terrestrial, fossorial,…

  • Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

    Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198759805

    The musteloids are the most diverse super-family among carnivores, ranging from little known, exotic, and highly-endangered species to the popular and familiar, and include a large number of introduced invasives. They feature terrestrial, fossorial,…

  • Sociobiology of Caviomorph Rodents

    Sociobiology of Caviomorph Rodents

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118846490

    Fully integrative approach to the socibiology of caviomorph rodents * Brings together research on social systems with that on epigenetic, neurendocrine and developmental mechanisms of social behavior * Describes the social systems of many previously…

  • Thunderbirds

    Thunderbirds
    av Mark a Hall

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605203492

  • Wildhood: The Astounding Connections Between Human and Animal Adolescents

    Wildhood: The Astounding Connections Between Human and Animal Adolescents
    av Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, Kathryn Bowers

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501164705

    A New York Times Editor's Pick ** People Best Books ** Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Books ** Chicago Tribune 28 Books You Need to Read Now ** "It blew my mind to discover that adolescent animals and humans are so similar...I loved this book "…

  • Bears of the World

    Bears of the World

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108483520

    Bears have fascinated people since ancient times. The relationship between bears and humans dates back thousands of years, during which time we have also competed with bears for shelter and food. In modern times, bears have come under pressure throu…

  • Mervi-hirvi - Älgen Mervi

    Mervi-hirvi - Älgen Mervi
    av Markku Harju

    Danskt band - 2015 - Finska - ISBN: 9789529364893

    Mervi-hirvenvasan tarina on koskettanut satojatuhansia ihmisiä. Sen elämää on seurattu niin lehdissä kuin televisiossakin. Emostaan eroon joutunut vasa tuli Villieläinhoitolaan vain muutaman päivän ikäisenä. Sen ensimmäiset päivät olivat sopeutumist…

  • A Manual of the Mammalia

    A Manual of the Mammalia
    av Douglas A Kelt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226533001

    The taxonomy of recent mammals has lately undergone tremendous revision, but it has been almost four decades since the last update to Timothy E. Lawlor's acclaimed identification guide the Handbook to the Orders and Families of Living Mammals. Integ…

  • The Complete Dog Massage Manual

    The Complete Dog Massage Manual
    av Julia Robertson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787116016

    Massage has a fascinating history dating back 4000 years, and evidence of the beneficial effects of massage on animals is not difficult to find; we need only look at animals to understand the importance they place on the use of massage through mutua…

  • The Domestic Cat

    The Domestic Cat

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107025028

    The most commonly kept domestic animal in the developed world, the cat has been a part of human life for thousands of years. Cats have been both worshipped and persecuted over this long period - either loved or hated for their enigmatic self-relianc…

  • Strange Sea Creatures

    Strange Sea Creatures
    av Erich Hoyt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780228102977

    Marine researchers are discovering new ocean creatures every day, especially at its deepest depths. From the author of Creatures of the Deep, Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises and other books about the ocean and the animals that live th…

  • The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion

    The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion
    av Wendy Williams

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374536602

    A New York Times Bestseller and New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceA Best Book of 2015, The Wall Street Journal"Love is the driver for Wendy Williams's new book, The Horse . . . an] affectionate, thoroughgoing, good-hearted book." --Jaimy Gor…

  • Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are

    Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are
    av Frans de Waal

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594481963

    Argues that such social virtues as cooperation, empathy, and morality are as genetically inherent as aggressive and competitive behaviors, drawing on research with two ape species whose DNA most closely resembles that of humans to explain how ape in…

  • Animal

    Animal
    av DK

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241298848

    View the animal kingdom up close as never before in this breathtaking title, which has already sold over 1.5 million copies. Written by 70 specialists, it features stunning wildlife photography of more than 2000 of the world's most important wild m…

  • Behavioural Biology of Dogs

    Behavioural Biology of Dogs
    av Per Jensen

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845931872

    Written by experts in different areas, this book presents an up-to-date account of the behavioural biology of dogs. Split in 3 parts, the book addresses the specific aspects of behavioural biology. The first part deals with the evolution and develop…

  • Världens Hajar D. 2 Ordningarna Matthajar Orectolobiformes & Tjurhuvudhajar Heterodontiformes

    Världens Hajar D. 2 Ordningarna Matthajar Orectolobiformes & Tjurhuvudhajar Heterodontiformes
    av David C. Bernvi

    Häftad - 2007 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789197583312

    VÄRLDENS HAJAR DEL 2 om matthajarna Orectolobiformes och tjurhuvudhajarna i ordning Heterodontiformes är den andra delen av fyra böcker inom VÄRLDENS HAJAR. I denna del beskrivs wobbegongerna, zebrahajen och valhajen samt portjacksonhajen tillsamman…

  • Mark Carwardine's Guide To Whale Watching In Britain And Europe

    Mark Carwardine's Guide To Whale Watching In Britain And Europe
    av Mark Carwardine

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472979339

    Whales, dolphins and porpoises are among the world's most mysterious and beautiful animals, and there are many opportunities to see them in the seas around Europe. This comprehensive and authoritative guide covers everything you need to know about w…

  • Felines of the World

    Felines of the World
    av Giovanni G. Bellani

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128165034

    Felines of the World: Discoveries in Taxonomic Classification and History provides the most recent taxonomic, paleontological, phylogenetic and DNA advances of wild felid and domestic cat species following guidelines dictated by the IUCN SSC Cat Spe…

  • The Monkeys of Stormy Mountain

    The Monkeys of Stormy Mountain

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108823920

    The Arashiyama group of Japanese macaques holds a distinguished place in primatology as one of the longest continuously studied non-human primate populations in the world. The resulting long-term data provide a unique resource for researchers, allow…

  • The Monkeys of Stormy Mountain

    The Monkeys of Stormy Mountain

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521761857

    The Arashiyama group of Japanese macaques holds a distinguished place in primatology as one of the longest continuously studied non-human primate populations in the world. The resulting long-term data provide a unique resource for researchers, allow…

  • The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals: Second Edition

    The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals: Second Edition
    av Jonathan Kingdon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203522

    The fully updated second edition of the leading field guide for African safaris, providing unmatched coverage of all the continent's land mammals in a handy, portable volume Originally published in 2004, The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals q…

  • The Lost Wolves of Japan

    The Lost Wolves of Japan
    av Brett L. Walker

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295988146

    Many Japanese once revered the wolf as Oguchi no Magami, or Large-Mouthed Pure God, but as Japan began its modern transformation wolves lost their otherworldly status and became noxious animals that needed to be killed. By 1905 they had disappeared…

  • The Lost Wolves of Japan

    The Lost Wolves of Japan
    av Brett L. Walker

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295984926

    Many Japanese once revered the wolf as Oguchi no Magami, or Large-Mouthed Pure God, but as Japan began its modern transformation wolves lost their otherworldly status and became noxious animals that needed to be killed. By 1905 they had disappeared…

  • Gorillas in the Mist

    Gorillas in the Mist
    av Dian Fossey

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753811412

    Dian Fossey's classic account of four gorilla families - one of the most important books ever written about our connection to the natural world

  • Manipulative Monkeys

    Manipulative Monkeys
    av Susan Perry

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674060388

    With their tonsured heads, white faces, and striking cowls, the monkeys might vaguely resemble the Capuchin monks for whom they were named. How they act is something else entirely. They climb onto each other's shoulders four deep to frighten enemies…

  • New World Monkeys: The Evolutionary Odyssey

    New World Monkeys: The Evolutionary Odyssey
    av Alfred L. Rosenberger

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691143644

    A comprehensive account of the origins, evolution, and behavior of South and Central American primatesNew World Monkeys brings to life the beauty of evolution and biodiversity in action among South and Central American primates, who are now at risk.…

  • The Gibbons of Khao Yai

    The Gibbons of Khao Yai
    av Thad Q. Bartlett

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780131915046

    Primatologists have long viewed small fruiting trees, like figs, as the reason for gibbons' territorial and monogamous behavior. However, at Khao Yai National Park in Thailand where gibbons are prevalent, figs are one of the largest trees in the for…

  • Wild Mammals in Captivity

    Wild Mammals in Captivity

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226440101

    Zoos, aquariums, and wildlife parks are vital centers of animal conservation and management. For nearly fifteen years, these institutions have relied on "Wild Mammals in Captivity" as the essential reference for their work. Now the book reemerges in…

  • Studying Primates

    Studying Primates
    av Joanna M. Setchell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108434270

    Primatology draws on theory and methods from diverse fields, including anatomy, anthropology, biology, ecology, medicine, psychology, veterinary sciences and zoology. The more than 500 species of primate range from tiny mouse lemurs to huge gorillas…

  • Studying Primates

    Studying Primates
    av Joanna M. Setchell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108421713

    Primatology draws on theory and methods from diverse fields, including anatomy, anthropology, biology, ecology, medicine, psychology, veterinary sciences and zoology. The more than 500 species of primate range from tiny mouse lemurs to huge gorillas…

  • The Cat: A Natural and Cultural History

    The Cat: A Natural and Cultural History
    av Sarah Brown

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183732

    A comprehensive, richly illustrated introduction to the behavior and qualities of the cat Of all the domesticated species, cats have enjoyed the most complex relationship with people--one that still leads to arguments about whether you can truly cal…

  • The Okapi

    The Okapi
    av Susan Lyndaker Lindsey

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292747074

    Congo-Zaire contains Africa's largest remaining tracts of intact rain forest, making it one of the most important regions for biodiversity conservation. Its Ituri Forest is home to plants and animals native to nowhere else on earth, including the el…

  • The Wisdom of Wolves

    The Wisdom of Wolves
    av Jim Dutcher

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426218866

    From the world-famous couple who lived alongside a three-generation wolf pack, this book of inspiration, drawn from the wild, will fascinate animal and nature lovers alike. For six years Jim and Jamie Dutcher lived intimately with a pack of wolves,…

  • Zebra Stripes

    Zebra Stripes
    av Tim Caro

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226411019

    From eminent biologists like Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin to famous authors such as Rudyard Kipling in his Just So Stories, many people have asked, "Why do zebras have stripes?" There are many explanations, but until now hardly any have…