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Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
Mark Kurlansky.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099268703.  Daedalus Item Code: 42868
 
The codówars have been fought over it, revolutions have been triggered by it, national diets have been based on it, and livelihoods and economies have depended on it. The winner of the Los Angeles ... (Read More)
 
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The Countryman's Pocket Book
Garth Christian. Dampier Freeman, illus.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753721964.  Daedalus Item Code: 41251
 
Originally published in 1967, this pocketable guide from the author of Down the Long Wind, Wings of Light, and the forward-looking guide to conservation, Tomorrow's Countryside, ... (Read More)
 
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Cow: A Bovine Biography
Florian Werner. Temple Grandin, foreword. Doris Ecker, trans.
Publisher: Greystone.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781553655817.  Daedalus Item Code: 41732
 
From product logos to patterned fabrics, children's toys to the dinner table, the cow is everywhere in our society, and has been for uncounted centuries in most societies around the world. German ... (Read More)
 
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Cows Save the Planet: And Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth
Judith D. Schwartz. Gretel Ehrlich, foreword.
Publisher: Chelsea Green.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781603584326.  Daedalus Item Code: 38731
 
Could cows really save our planet? Such a preposterous-sounding idea makes much more sense when you view our current ecological predicament with an eye to soil, says veteran freelance journalist ... (Read More)
 
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Creepy Critters: A Pop-up Book of Creatures that Jump, Crawl, and Fly
Robin Bouttell, illus. Paper Engineering by Richard Hawke. Helen Keith, text.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780810989429.  Daedalus Item Code: 43055
 
Six popular (and prolific) bugs take the spotlight in this pop-up book for readers and listeners 5 to 8. In oversized, realistic, and much-larger-than-life paper models you'll encounter a big red ... (Read More)
 
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The Curse of the Labrador Duck: My Obsessive Quest to the Edge of Extinction
Glen Chilton.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439102473.  Daedalus Item Code: 10742
 
In an 82,000-mile quest for remaining examples of a dead bird, how much trouble can one scientist get into? Here the world's leading (not to say obsessive) authority on the extinct Labrador Duck ... (Read More)
 
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Deadly Kingdom: The Book of Dangerous Animals
Gordon Grice.
Publisher: Dial Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385335621.  Daedalus Item Code: 31068
 
How is a tiny box jellyfish, with no brain and little motor control, able to kill a grown man? What harm have hippos been known to inflict on humans, and why? And what makes our closest cousin, the ... (Read More)
 
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Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks
Juliet Eilperin.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375425127.  Daedalus Item Code: 33378
 
Taking us way beyond the entertainments of the Discovery Channel's Shark Week, Washington Post environmental reporter Juliet Eilperin explores the world of the shark and its ancient and ... (Read More)
 
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The Dog by the Cradle, the Serpent Beneath: Some Paradoxes of Human-Animal Relationships
Erika Ritter.
Publisher: Key Porter.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781554700769.  Daedalus Item Code: 20370
 
In a recent survey, 70 percent of respondents identified their family pet as "a member of the family." Even as these animals are revered by human beings as loved ones, the meat, fish, and dairy ... (Read More)
 
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Dogs: History, Myth, Art
Catherine Johns.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674030930.  Daedalus Item Code: 40047
 
Archaeological evidence of truly domestic dogs dates back to the Stone Age, and the long association that followedówith dogs living alongside people as hunters and companions, as guardians and ... (Read More)
 
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Empire of Shadows: The Epic Story of Yellowstone
George Black.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312383190.  Daedalus Item Code: 44209
 
In a radical reinterpretation of the 19th-century West, the author of The Trout Pool Paradox and Casting a Spell recasts the creation of the first national park as the culmination of ... (Read More)
 
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Essential Atlas of Fossils and Minerals
Josť Tola & Eva Infiesta, text. Eric A. Bye, trans.
Publisher: Barron's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764127106.  Daedalus Item Code: 50444
 
This information-packed atlas serves as an overview of fossils and minerals from the differing perspectives of geology, paleontology, and collecting. Each specimen is depicted in a color photograph, ... (Read More)
 
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