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SPSS statistics for dummies SPSS statistics for dummies

Jun 30, 2015
Of orcas and men - what killer whales can teach us Of orcas and men - what killer whales can teach us

A revelatory history of orcas evaluates them as one of the planet's most intelligent animals, challenging beliefs about their "killer" natures while citing the threats to their populations.

Jul 1, 2015
Tales of remarkable birds Tales of remarkable birds

Throughout the bird world, examples of strange and seemingly inexplicable behaviours abound. For example: Why do Male Fairywrens bring flowers to females as a nuptial gift in the pre-dawn darkness? Especially when the gift-givers are not the official mates of the females concerned, but visitors, and furthermore they may give these gifts in full view of the official mate. Why do gangs of White-winged Choughs 'kidnap' their neighbours' fledglings and then keep them in their 'gang'. Which bird is s

Jul 1, 2015
The forest unseen - a year's watch in nature The forest unseen - a year's watch in nature

"In this wholly original book, biologist David Haskell uses a one-square-meter patch of old-growth Tennessee forest as a window onto the entire natural world. Visiting it almost daily for one year to trace nature's path through the seasons, he brings the forest and its inhabitants to vivid life. Each short chapter begins with a simple observation: a salamander scuttling across the leaf litter; the first blossom of spring wildflowers. From these, Haskell spins a web of biology and ecology, explai

Jul 2, 2015
Midwest foraging - 115 wild and flavorful edibles from burdock to wild peach Midwest foraging - 115 wild and flavorful edibles from burdock to wild peach

Jul 2, 2015