Download E-books Sabertooths and the Ice Age: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #7: Sunset of the Sabertooth PDF

By Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce

Track the evidence with Jack and Annie!
 
while Jack and Annie bought again from their event in Magic Tree condo #7: sundown of the Sabertooth, they had plenty of questions. What was once it wish to reside within the Ice Age? How did early people remain hot adequate to outlive? Who made the 1st cave work? What occurred to saber-toothed cats and woolly mammoths? discover the solutions to those questions and extra as Jack and Annie music the facts.

Filled with up to date details, images, illustrations, and enjoyable tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree condominium truth Trackers are the ideal method for children to determine extra concerning the themes they found of their favourite Magic Tree apartment adventures. And lecturers can use truth Trackers along their Magic Tree condo fiction partners to fulfill universal center textual content pairing needs.

Have extra enjoyable with Jack and Annie at the Magic Tree condominium web site at MagicTreeHouse.com!

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Download E-books Second Chances: More Tales of Found Dogs PDF

By Elise Lufkin, Diana Walker

Millions of canine and pups are deserted every year, leading to a global choked with stray canines of all breeds and sizes. a lot of those strays come to a nasty finish, yet at times a
stray puppy is located via a compassionate person--whether picked up in the street or picked out from an animal shelter--and given a moment likelihood. a few of these canine are lame, blind, in poor health, or just undesirable. those canine are distinctive. And so are the folk who've selected to offer them a moment likelihood. chanced on canines appear to be specially thankful, unswerving, and loving. They, who've occasionally been rescued from death’s door, turn into loved individuals of households, giving affection, companionship, and solace. They turn into efficient participants of society as carrier canines, treatment canine, and search-and-rescue canines themselves. Observers might
say that those canines are fortunate, yet extra frequently the folk who've followed them imagine that they're the fortunate ones.
Second Chances is stuffed with superb images and phrases via those who have given canine a moment probability. Celebrities from Mikhail Baryshnikov to Oscar de l. a. Renta and daily heroes who've chanced on canine of all sorts--from smooth greyhounds
to scruffy mutts--share their stories of discovery and canine-human friendship.
Second Chances is a tribute to those notable canines and their humans. It
is an affidavit to the present of affection and salvation. And, in every one case, it really is tough to claim simply who has stored whom.

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Download E-books Spurgeon's Color Atlas of Large Animal Anatomy: The Essentials PDF

By Robert A. Kainer

Notable accuracy and gorgeous unique art are only positive factors readers will locate during this new source, supplying a simple starting place in household huge animal anatomy. Its special association comprises the anatomy of all organ structures within the quite a few species, defined in a constant manner.

The e-book offers proper anatomy of the subsequent species:

* Horse (with individuals via Dr. Gayle Trotter)

* Ox (with contributions by way of Dr. Fran Garry)

* Sheep and goat (with contributions via Dr. Joan Bowen)

* Llama and alpaca (with contributions through Dr. LaRue Johnson)

* Swine (with contributions by way of Dr. LaRue Johnson)

* and poultry (with contributions by means of Dr. John Avens).

positive aspects that improve understanding:

* conscientiously chosen labeling is helping scholars research and bear in mind constructions and relationships.

* female and male of a given species are depicted on dealing with pages in order that topographic anatomy is simple to compare.

* buildings universal to numerous animals are categorised a number of instances, while certain structrur5es are classified in basic terms on one or species so scholars could make swift differences of the buildings bizarre to yes animals.

* An creation offers readers with a heritage in nomenclature and anatomic orientation to allow them to enjoy the atlas no matter if they lack education in anatomy.

The Atlas depicts topographic relationships of significant organs in an easy, but technically exact presentation that is freed from extraneous element in order that these utilizing the atlas can pay attention to the basic facets of anatomy.

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Download E-books Wildlife Heroes: 40 Leading Conservationists and the Animals They Are Committed to Saving PDF

By Julie Scardina, Jeff Flocken

With one-third of recognized species being threatened with extinction, flora and fauna conservationists are essentially the most vital heroes on the earth, and natural world Heroes profiles the paintings of forty of the top conservationists and the animals and motives they're dedicated to saving, similar to Belinda Low (zebras), Iain Douglas-Hamilton (elephants), Karen Eckert (sea turtles), S.T. Wong (sun bear), Steve Galster (wildlife trade), and Wangari Maathai (habitat loss). in view that all of us must have an curiosity in conservation, there's a bankruptcy delivering details on methods humans can get entangled and make a distinction. bankruptcy introductions are by way of writer Kuki Gallmann, actor Ted Danson, actress Stefanie Powers, Congressman Jay Inslee, and television character Jack Hanna.

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Download E-books The Koehler Method of Guard Dog Training; An Effective & Authoritative Guide for Selecting, Training & Maintaining Dogs in Home Protection, Plant Security, Police, & Military Work PDF

By William R. Koehler

Venerated because the top Technical puppy ebook of the 12 months, this soundly written advisor suits breeds to defense reasons and explains find out how to commence, what gear to exploit, find out how to right faults, and extra.

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Download E-books Gorilla (Reaktion Books - Animal) PDF

By Ted Gott, Kathryn Weir

Since coming to overseas prominence within the mid-nineteenth century while English, French, and American scientists first encountered them, the gorilla’s actual resemblance to people has struck a deep chord. Gorillas speedy got here to dominate evolutionary debates and grew normal in literature, artwork, movie, and well known culture—they are the focal point of flicks akin to Congo and the foundation for the online game personality Donkey Kong and DC Comics tremendous villain Gorilla Grodd. In Gorilla, Ted Grott and Kathryn Weir offer a compelling and unsettling account of our courting with those very smart animals as they struggle extinction as a result of habitat destruction, advertisement searching, and disease.
 
Gott and Weir describe how early eu observations of gorillas of their local Africa have been the genesis of literary and inventive representations reminiscent of King Kong. whilst, gorillas grew to become symbolic of sexuality and unconscious, out of control urges, and motivated theories of illegal activity. It was once now not till Dian Fossey’s study within the Sixties and Nineteen Seventies that many misconceptions in regards to the gorilla—especially their violence—were dispelled. A amazing heritage of the gorilla’s impression on our tradition and its plight by the hands of people, Gorilla will attract any animal lover desirous to study extra approximately this noble creature and its doubtful future.

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Download E-books Empty Hands, Open Arms: The Race to Save Bonobos in the Congo and Make Conservation Go Viral PDF

When acclaimed writer Deni Béchard first realized of the final dwelling bonobos—matriarchal nice apes which are, along the chimpanzee, our closest relations within the animal kingdom—he used to be thoroughly astonished. How may possibly the realm probably settle for the extinction of this majestic species?

Béchard found one particularly small NGO, the Bonobo Conservation Initiative (BCI), which has performed extra to save lots of bonobos than many a ways greater enterprises. in line with the author’s huge travels within the Congo and Rwanda, this booklet explores BCI's luck, delivering a robust, actually postcolonial version of conservation. unlike different conventional conservation teams Béchard reveals, BCI works heavily with Congolese groups, addressing the underlying difficulties of poverty and unemployment, which result in the looking of bonobos. via developing jobs and development colleges, they progressively switch the stipulations that bring about the eradication of the bonobos.

This fight is way from effortless. Devastated through the worst army clash considering that global warfare II, the Congo and its forests remain destroyed by means of competitive logging and mining. Béchard's interesting and relocating account—filled with pics of the intense members and groups who make all of it ensue deals a wealthy instance of ways foreign conservation has to be reinvented earlier than it really is too late.

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Download E-books How to Raise Chickens: Everything You Need to Know, Updated & Revised (FFA) PDF

By Christine Heinrichs

Whether you must increase five chickens or 50, no matter if you've got a 40-foot urban lot or a 40-acre farm, the professional suggestion during this hands-on guidebook makes it effortless so that you can start elevating a fit flock. Whichever comes first for you, the chook or the egg, this booklet will exhibit you what to do subsequent with longtime chook breeder Christine Heinrichs explaining all of the worthy DOs and demanding DON’Ts. This brightly illustrated, full-color consultant will end up an imperative source for an individual attracted to elevating their own flocks.

Easy-to-follow suggestion is helping you to:

  • Choose breeds and procure stock
  • House and feed chickens
  • Manage your flock and retain it healthy
  • Select and cull for breeding programs
  • Incubate eggs and deal with chicks
  • Raise chickens within the state, suburbs, or city
The e-book presents info on breed kinds, acquiring inventory, housing, feeding, flock administration, breeding courses, incubation and care of chicks, choice and culling, displaying, overall healthiness care, and the felony features of elevating chickens. Reviewed and authorized by way of Dr. Clint Rusk (Purdue college affiliate Professor within the adolescence improvement and Agriculture schooling Department), this e-book offers you the instruments you want to achieve a hard yet worthwhile business.

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