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            A First Book of New Zealand Backyard Bird Songs
             

            A First Book of New Zealand Backyard Bird Songs (Board Book)

            By Van Gessel, Fred

            Whether you're 5 years old or 65, it's never too late to get to know the feathered friends in your backyard, and learning their songs will open your eyes to a whole new world. Therefore this beautifully illustrated sound guide is the perfect way to introduce both children and adu...lts to the wonders of bird song.
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            ISBN 9781925546415
            Published AU 15 Aug 2019
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            1000 Butterflies: An Illustrated Guide to the World's Most Beautiful Butterflies
             

            1000 Butterflies: An Illustrated Guide to the World's Most Beautiful Butterflies (Hardback)

            By Hoskins, Adrian

            • RRP: $40.00
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            1,000 Butterflies is the perfect accompaniment to the author's first title on Butterflies of the World. This title will be the best book of its kind on the market anywhere in the world serving as essential reference for butterfly enthusiasts everywhere, from amateurs right throug...h to academics.
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            ISBN 9781921517563
            Published AU 1 Jul 2016
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
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            A Hollow is a Home

            A Hollow is a Home (Paperback)

            By Mitchell, Abbie; Hicks, Astred

            • RRP: $29.99
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            Take a peek into the world of tree hollows and the Australian animals that call them home.

            ISBN 9781486308057
            Published AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            Interest Age 6-12 years
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            The Last Lions of Africa: Stories from the Frontline in the Battle to Save a Species
             

            The Last Lions of Africa: Stories from the Frontline in the Battle to Save a Species (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ham, Anthony

            • RRP: $32.99
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            • Pub Date
              4 Aug 20

            In 2011, Australian journalist Anthony Ham embarked on a journey into the world of lions. Haunted by the idea that they might disappear from the planet in our lifetime, he ventured deep into Sub-Saharan wilderness, seeking answers from conservation researchers, zoologists, local ...activists, and traditional peoples alike as to why lions are disappearing and what can be done to save them from extinction. In The Last Lions, Anthony brings readers with him on his quest, along the way revealing the latest extraordinary science surrounding the earth's dwindling lion populations and their surprising relationship to mankind. Each chapter is part gripping campfire story, part deeply researched investigation of lion habitats, and a jumping off point to explore larger mysteries of the natural world. Through Anthony's vivid storytelling - which weaves together natural history, ancient lore, and multidisciplinary science - we glimpse a world where human populations are growing and wild lands are shrinking; where lions and indigenous peoples fight not for reign of the land but for their very existence. By the book's end, readers will be enlightened, entertained, and engaged with the fate of these embattled creatures and the surprising ways they might be saved.
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            ISBN 9781760875756
            Published AU 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Bird Way

            The Bird Way (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ackerman, Jennifer

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            From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, a radical investigation into the bird way of being, and the recent scientific research that is dramatically shifting our understanding of birds - how they live and how they think. 'There is the mammal way and ther...e is the bird way.' This is one scientist's pithy distinction between mammal brains and bird brains- two ways to make a highly intelligent mind. But the bird way is much more than a unique pattern of brain wiring, and lately, scientists have taken a new look at bird behaviours they have, for years, dismissed as anomalies or mysteries. What they are finding is upending the traditional view of how birds conduct their lives, how they communicate, forage, court, breed, survive. They're also revealing the remarkable intelligence underlying these activities, abilities we once considered uniquely our own - deception, manipulation, cheating, kidnapping, infanticide, but also, ingenious communication between species, cooperation, collaboration, altruism, culture, and play. Some of these extraordinary behaviours are biological conundrums that seem to push the edges of- well - birdness- A mother bird that kills her own infant sons, and another that selflessly tends to the young of other birds as if they were her own. Young birds that devote themselves to feeding their siblings and others so competitive they'll stab their nestmates to death. Birds that give gifts and birds that steal, birds that dance or drum, that paint their creations or paint themselves, birds that build walls of sound to keep out intruders and birds that summon playmates with a special call - and may hold the secret to our own penchant for playfulness and the evolution of laughter. Drawing on personal observations, the latest science, and her bird-related travel around the world, from the tropical rainforests of eastern Australia and the remote woodlands of northern Japan, to the rolling hills of lower Austria and the islands of Ala
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            ISBN 9781925713763
            Published AU 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Denali: The Story of an Exceptional Dog

            Denali: The Story of an Exceptional Dog (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Moon, Ben

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            In the bestselling tradition of Marley & Me, the moving story of a dog, his human, and the friendship that saved both of their lives - and inspired countless others. When Ben Moon moved to Oregon, he hadn't planned on getting a dog. But when he met the soulful gaze of a husky-pit... bull cross pup in a rescue shelter, Ben instantly felt a connection, and his friendship with the extraordinary Denali was born. The two friends set out on the road together, on an adventure that would take them across the American west and through some of the best years of their lives. When Ben was diagnosed with colorectal cancer at age 29, Denali never once left his side until the two adventurers were back out surfing and climbing crags. It was only a short time later that Denali was struck by the same disease, and Ben had the chance to return the favor. With the help of a couple of filmmaker friends, Ben made a short film as a tribute to the dog he admits helped form him into an adult. It was a labour of love that struck a chord worldwide, viewed by more than 15 million people, and continues to touch new audiences. Denali is the story of a powerful friendship that shaped Ben and Denali's lives - and inspired countless others - showing the power of the strength and love that we give and receive when we have our friends by our side.
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            ISBN 9781925791013
            Published AU 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            Life On Earth 40th Anniversary Edition

            Life On Earth 40th Anniversary Edition (Hardback)

            By Attenborough, Sir David

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            A new, beautifully illustrated edition of David Attenborough's groundbreaking Life on Earth. David Attenborough's meeting with gorillas was one of the most unforgettable moments for millions of television viewers. With Life on Earth, Attenborough created a book and TV series that... became a benchmark of quality, influencing a generation of nature lovers.David Attenborough's internationally acclaimed book of the series was a worldwide bestseller. Told through an examination of animal and plant life - with occasional juxtapositions of extinct fossil forms to reveal the origin of living creatures - Life on Earth is an astonishing celebration of the evolution of life on Earth, with a cast of characters drawn from the whole range of organisms that have ever lived on this planet. Attenborough's perceptive, dynamic approach to the evolution of millions of species of living organisms that populate the planet takes the reader on an unforgettable journey of discovery from the very first spark of life to the blue and green wonder we know today.Now, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the book's first publication, David Attenborough has revised Life on Earth, updating and adding to the original text and choosing beautiful, completely new photography. This special anniversary edition provides a fitting tribute to an enduring wildlife classic. It will enthral the generation who saw it when first published and will bring it alive for a whole new generation
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            ISBN 9781460757130
            Published AU 24 Sep 2018
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Australasian Nature Photography - AGNPOTY: The Year's Best Wildlife and Landscape Photos 2020
              

            Australasian Nature Photography - AGNPOTY: The Year's Best Wildlife and Landscape Photos 2020 (Hardback, 17th edition)

            • RRP: $34.99
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            • Pub Date
              28 Aug 20

            The bioregion that encompasses Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea possesses a unique natural heritage stretching back more than 80 million years, to the break-up of the great southern continent of Gondwana. The South Australian Museum and Australian Geographic focu...s on enhancing a general knowledge of this extraordinary legacy by encouraging photography of the region's nature and landscapes, and promoting it in an annual competition to find the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year. Australasian Nature Photography: The year's best wildlife and landscape photos is a collection of award-winning and shortlisted images from the 2019 competition. Each image is accompanied by technical information as well as anecdotes from the photographers on how each photograph was taken. There are also useful insights from the judges, which help to shed light on how they came to select the winning images.
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            ISBN 9781925847826
            Published AU 28 Aug 2020
            Publisher AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series AUSTRALASIAN NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS
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            Flight Lines: Across the Globe on a Journey with the Astonishing Ultramarathon Birds

            Flight Lines: Across the Globe on a Journey with the Astonishing Ultramarathon Birds (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Darby, Andrew

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            As the sun lowered and turned Gulf St Vincent fiery, they each called a high-pitched 'peeooowiii!' as they flashed their black pleats, spread their tail skirts and took flight. Andrew Darby follows the odysseys of two grey plovers, little-known migratory shorebirds, as they take ...previously uncharted ultramarathon flights from the southern coast of Australia to Arctic breeding grounds. Ahead on these extraordinary flights they chance predators, typhoon weather and exhaustion before they can breed, and maybe return to familiar southern feeding grounds. But the greatest threat to these, and other long-distance migrants on the flyway is China's dragon economy, engulfing their vital Yellow Sea staging spots. The author meets the dedicated people working to save these intrepid birds, from Russia to Alaska, and the rim of the Arctic Sea to the coasts of the Southern Ocean. And out of their hard-won science he finds hope for the birds - a bright light for our times. But his journey to understand this work and these birds almost ends when he is suddenly diagnosed with an incurable cancer. Then he finds science coming to his rescue too.
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            ISBN 9781760296551
            Published AU 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            The Happy Fish
             

            The Happy Fish (Paperback)

            By Giles, Alison

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            This is a story about friendship and the importance of caring for others. Claude senses why the fish are unhappy so he recalls what he does when he feels unhappy - to be with friends. Such simple actions can often make the biggest difference!

            ISBN 9780994204905
            Published AU 31 Jan 2015
            Publisher Click-Cloud Publishing
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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