In Search of Dinosaurs: Find the Fossils: Identify the Dinosaurs
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In Search of Dinosaurs

Here's another picture book about dinosaurs, but with a fresh twist. Pages alternate between illustrations of fossil digs, re-creations of corresponding prehistoric scenes, and follow-up "Dinosaur Directories" filled with facts about each featured creature. After some preliminary basics--an accessible time line and an overview of a paleontologist's tool kit--we're off. The first double-page watercolor spread shows young fossil hunter...

Veterinary Surgical Oncology
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Veterinary Surgical Oncology

It is a very good book but sadly the procedures are not described in the level if detail that I expected them to be At the end is a book 100% about surgery and oncology, they must unabridge all aspects of the procedures, pre, post, alternatives, etc. “This book is highly informative and an excellent aid to practicing surgeons. The quality and completeness of the information is unparalleled in the veterinary textbook literature. The b...

Rewilding: Giving Nature a Second Chance
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Rewilding: Giving Nature a Second Chance

I found this an excellent and attractive book for teen readers, which vividly and simply explains how rewilding of urban or open space can take place. With plenty of great photos and dramatic studies - falcons nesting in a city fire escape, or large predators in a city park - we get to consider the balance of nature. Too many pests can multiply without predators and abandoned space will be rediscovered by natural species, like the Ch...

Wild Dog Dreaming: Love and Extinction
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Wild Dog Dreaming: Love and Extinction

This is a heart-wrenching and important book from Debbie Bird Rose, reflecting on the extinctions of Earth Others, and the specific case of the dingo which some humans are deliberately exterminating as a pest. The grief is tangible. This is essentially ecophilosophy written well enough to qualify as literature. I found it to be a tough read but extremely thought-provoking. She's an American who has spend years working with Australian...

Jean Paquin, Ghislain Caron, "Le guide Paquin-Caron des oiseaux du Québec et des Maritimes"
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Le guide Paquin-Caron des oiseaux du Québec et des Maritimes

Le guide d’identification complet par excellence. Une nouvelle édition bonifiée: espèces supplémentaires, présentation pratique des familles, calendriers de présence; regroupant exclusivement les 334 espèces présentes au Québec et dans les Maritimes; des illustrations fascinantes du peintre animalier Ghislain Caron présentant les plumages caractéristiques de chaque oiseau; une fiche d’identification claire par espèce (plumages, vol, ...

Poodles Are the Best! (The Best Dogs Ever)
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Poodles Are the Best! (The Best Dogs Ever)

What’s that dog with the curly coat, good looks, and keen intelligence? It’s the poodle! Poodles come in three sizes and different colors, so poodle lovers can pick their favorite! Poodle owners think they have the best dog ever - and it’s easy to see why. If you’re a poodle fan, you’ll want to learn all about this breed, from its friendly, people-pleasing nature to its history as a working dog in Germany. You’ll also want to find ou...

Gaining Ground, Second Edition: The Origin and Evolution of Tetrapods
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Gaining Ground, Second Edition

Around 370 million years ago, a distant relative of a modern lungfish began a most extraordinary adventure—emerging from the water and laying claim to the land. Over the next 70 million years, this tentative beachhead had developed into a worldwide colonization by ever-increasing varieties of four-limbed creatures known as tetrapods, the ancestors of all vertebrate life on land. This new edition of Jennifer A. Clack's groundbreaking ...

Poultry Coccidiosis: Diagnostic and Testing Procedures
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Poultry Coccidiosis: Diagnostic and Testing Procedures

Poultry Coccidiosis is a valuable, comprehensive reference on coccidial infrections, diagnostics, and treatment in chickens. This volume reviews the biology of Eimeria, current diagnostic and testing procedures, and the anti-coccidial vaccines and drugs that are currently available. This user-friendly guide will provide poultry scientists, poultry disease diagnosticians, and veterinary practitioners with a well-illustrated descriptio...