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Whales
Their Biology and Behavior
Phillip Hammond, Sonja Heinrich, Sascha Hooker, Peter Tyack
This book explores the lives of the world’s largest living mammals. Drawing on the latest scientific research, Whales describes these incredible animals’ evolution from terrestrial to marine mammals, their life cycle, diversity and distribution, and...



The Marine World
A Natural History of Ocean Life
Frances Dipper
The Marine World is a book for everyone with an interest in the ocean, from the marine biologist or student wanting expert knowledge of a particular group to the naturalist or diver exploring the seashore and beyond. 



Biology and Conservation of Martens, Sables, and Fishers
A New Synthesis
This book reflects all of the major developments in research, conservation, and management programs on Martes species that have occurred throughout the world during the last few decades.



The Beaver
Its Life and Impact, Second Edition
Dietland Muller-Schwarze
A comprehensive look at the natural history and management of this keystone species.



The North American Porcupine, Second Edition
Uldis Roze
"Long and sympathetic watching, radio tracking, chemical analysis are all part of this naturalist's ingenious and peaceable arsenal of inquiry into the lives of porcupines."—Scientific American



The Mammals of Costa Rica
A Natural History and Field Guide
Mark Wainwright
From the raucous mantled howler monkeys and the charismatic white-nosed coatis to the elusive jaguar, The Mammals of Costa Rica offers authoritative accounts of the fascinating creatures of the neotropics. With more than four hundred spectacular...



Biology of the Domestic Pig
An invaluable resource for animal scientists, veterinarians, and biomedical researchers, this book shows that in the past twenty years, the knowledge base about the physiology and biology of the pig has grown phenomenally. This is because of the...



Mammals of the Eastern United States
John O. Whitaker, William J. Hamilton
"The authors have done a superb job of distilling a vast amount of information on the biology of the terrestrial mammals of the eastern United States in a style that will not only satisfy the expert's need for accurate data but will also appeal to...



The Natural History of the Wild Cats
Andrew Kitchener
Everyone is familiar with the big cats—the lion, tiger, leopard, and jaguar—members of the genus Panthera. The smaller cats—members of the genus Felis—are less familiar. This absorbing book, considered "a comprehensive survey" by David Quammen...



Female Choices
Sexual Behavior of Female Primates
Meredith F. Small



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