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Beautiful, up-close photographs joined with detailed accurtate texts. The digital equivalent of the classic Audubon work.
The Internet Bird Collection (IBC) is a non-profit endeavour with the ultimate goal of disseminating knowledge about the world's avifauna. It is an on-line audiovisual library of the world's birds that is available to the general public free of charge. While the initial aim is to post at least one video or photo per species, the long-term objective is to eventually include material showing a variety of biological aspects (e.g. feeding, breeding, etc.) for every species.
Offering an innovative month-by-month format, a guide for would-be ornithologists explains how to attract a variety of wild birds through every season of the year by transforming one's backyard into a bird oasis, covering every area of bird requirements, from food choices to how to create a range of habitats and shelters.
Covering 500 species, subspecies and forms of butterflies, this book is a valuable and colorful guide to a remarkable insect group. Stunning images of butterflies, frequently in their natural habitat, complement the author's authoritative text and personal observations of Lepidoptera in the wild. Not only are the adult butterflies illustrated but, in certain instances, the caterpillars are shown as well.
The most up-to-date, comprehensive, and accessible reference resource for learning about animal behavior.
"This is a revised and updated edition of one of the most authoritative and comprehensive sources on the world's animals. Similar to the first edition written by noted zoologist Bernard Grzimek and published in 1972, the second edition covers all types of animals in geographic areas around the world. It includes high-quality photographs and illustrations and a comprehensive index to all volumes."-
Acclaimed director Werner Herzog explores the life and death of amateur grizzly bear expert and wildlife preservationist Timothy Treadwell, who lived unarmed among grizzlies for thirteen summers.
A journey into the hearts, minds and world of the wild chimpanzees with the world's most famous field researcher, Dr. Jane Goodall. Be among the few humans who have ventured into the realm of the wild chimpanzees to see them at close range.
Since 1888, we've traveled the Earth, sharing its amazing stories with each new generation.
Inspiring Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future.
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