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Light & Life

By: Michael Gross

Price: $15.00

Publisher: oxford, Oxford University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 247829

ISBN: 0198564805

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Light, like no other physical phenomenon, is linked in a wide variety of ways with the biological phenomenon of life. We can read this page because light is reflected from it, and carries the information to the retina; the oxygen we breathe was produced by photosynthesis; our sense of alertness relies on our biological clock, set using the cues of light and dark. Michael Gross explores the symbiotic relationship of light and life in this intriguing and entertaining book. Starting with astronomy and our relationship with the Sun and dependence on photosynthesis, he then turns to some of the str... View more info

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Subantarctic New Zealand: A Rare Heritage

By: Neville Peat

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Department of Conservation: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249157

ISBN: 0478140886

Condition: Very Good Condition


96 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Animals & Nature::Natural History; Natural History & Resources; Countries::New Zealand. ISBN: 0478140886. ISBN/EAN: 9780478140880. Inventory No: 249157. Paperback View more info

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Travel Diaries of a Naturalist III: Japan Indonesia Hong King China Mongolia The Philippines Malaysia Australia New Zealand

By: Peter Scott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1987

Seller ID: 247973

ISBN: 0002177072

Condition: Very Good Condition


223 pages. Illustrator: Philippa Scott [Photographs]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Animals & Nature::Natural History; Natural History & Resources; ISBN: 0002177072. ISBN/EAN: 9780002177078. Inventory No: 247973. Hardcover View more info

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Extreme Earth: Wildlife, Wild Places, Wild Weather

By: Reader's Digest

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Reader's Digest: 2015

Seller ID: 236543

ISBN: 1922085278

Condition: Very Good Condition


This remarkable book challenges and expands our understanding of our beautiful and mysterious planet. Would you believe that it snows in the Sahara Desert; that the 2011 Japan earthquake was so powerful it slowed the Earth's rotation. That the kangaroo rat can live its entire life without drinking a drop of water 320 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Animals & Nature::Natural History; Natural History & Resources; ISBN/EAN: 9781922085276. Inventory No: 236543. This book is extra heavy, and may involve ex... View more info

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Raising Archie - The Story of Richard Morecroft and his Flying Fox

By: Richard Morecroft

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 1991

Seller ID: 249184

ISBN: 0731802543

Condition: Good Condition


How do you change a baby bat's nappy? What's it like to be on TV with a small furry animal inside your shirt? And how on earth do you teach a young bat to fly? Raising Archie is a heartwarming and funny story of parenthood with a difference. 80 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Animals & Nature::Natural History; Natural History & Resources; Signed Editions. ISBN: 0731802543. ISBN/EAN: 9780731802548. Inventory No: 249184. Paperback View more info

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Fearsome Fauna: A Field Guide to the Creatures That Live With You

By: Roger M. KNutson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, W. H. Freeman and Company: 1999

Seller ID: 247750

ISBN: 0716733862

Condition: Very Good Condition


Hypochondriacs beware-- would you believe the nastiest creatures in the known universe live inside our bodies? Not content to just find a home and produce offspring in our internal space, parasites will drink our blood, eat our cells, and infest our muscles. There is very little that can be said in their favor, with perhaps one exception-- they are truly fascinating! "Fearsome Fauna "is a wickedly amusing and startlingly informative look into the secret world of these fascinating creatures. Perhaps the greatest biological success story of all time (there are more kinds of parasites tha... View more info

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The Living Wilderness as Seen by Rutherford G. Montgomery

By: Rutherford G. Montgomery

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Idaho, The Caxton Printers Ltd: 1969

Seller ID: 2053

ISBN: 0870041312

Condition: Very Good Condition


294 pages. Dust jacket has light rubbing to edges. Black and white photographs and illustrations. Illustrator: Campbell Grant and With Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Animals & Nature::Natural History; United States; ISBN: 0870041312. ISBN/EAN: 9780870041310. Inventory No: 2053. Hardcover View more info

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The Year Of The Seal

By: Victor B. Scheffer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225422

ISBN: 068431116X

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Tells the story of an Alaskan fur seal mother and her companions in the great Priobilof Islands herd of more than a million animals. Map endpapers. 205 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Animals & Nature::Natural History; United States; Animals & Birds; ISBN: 068431116X. ISBN/EAN: 9780684311166. Inventory No: 225422. Hardcover View more info

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History of the Primates - An Introduction to the Study of Fossil Man [British Museum Natural History]

By: W. E. Le Gros Clark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, British Museum: 1962

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 229190

Condition: Good Condition


Corners bumped. 119 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Animals & Nature::Natural History; Natural History & Resources; Inventory No: 229190. Paperback View more info

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Rain Forests

By: Wendy Goldstein [Editor]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, National Parks and WIldlife Service: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 246769

ISBN: 0724011129

Condition: Good Condition


Reprint from Parks and Wildlife Vol 2 No 1 Nov 1976. 107 pages. Tape marks to endpapers. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian; Natural History & Resources; Animals & Nature::Natural History. ISBN: 0724011129. ISBN/EAN: 9780724011124. Inventory No: 246769. Paperback View more info