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Moberg, Julia

Summary: Offers forty-one true stories about animals who have rescued people, prevented disasters, and served humans throughout history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MoonDance 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590.9 MOB

Roach, Mary

12 holds on 11 copies

Summary: "Join "America's funniest science writer" (Peter Carlson, Washington Post) Mary Roach on an irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet. What's to be done about a jaywalking moose? A grizzly bear caught breaking and entering? A murderous tree? As New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach discovers, the answers are best found not in jurisprudence...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: 591.5 ROA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 591.5 ROA

Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: "A look at how pets are similar and different throughout the world, told through song."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cantata Learning 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J636.08 BER

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BER

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BER

Chaline, Eric.

Summary: "...a beautifully illustrated book that uncovers the fascinating stories of creatures great and small. Each of the animals profiled has played a central role in the development of our world, and has greatly affected our lifestyle."--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 590 CHA

Summary: Animals behaving badly looks at the adaptation of certain wild animals to human encroachment on their habitats. The good, the bad, and the grizzly discusses the success of grizzly repopulation and its impact on the people who live in grizzly territory.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thirteen WNET 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ANI

Lawler, Andrew

Summary: "Throughout the history of civilization, humans have embraced it in every form imaginable--as a messenger of the gods, powerful sex symbol, gambling aid, emblem of resurrection, all-purpose medicine, handy research tool, inspiration for bravery, epitome of evil, and, of course, as the star of the world's most famous joke. In [this book], science writer Andrew Lawler takes us on an adventure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.5 LAW

Roach, Mary

Summary: "What's to be done about a jaywalking moose? A bear caught breaking and entering? A murderous tree? Three hundred years ago, animals that broke the law would be assigned legal representation and put on trial. These days, as ... Mary Roach discovers, the answers are best found not in jurisprudence but in science: the curious science of human-wildlife conflict, a discipline at the crossroads of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 591.5 ROA

Summary: From the moment humans mounted horses 6,000 years ago, these magnificent animals helped shape the world by allowing mankind to explore, conquer, and flourish on horseback. Join anthropologist Niobe Thompson on a global journey to examine the evolution of horsepower, discover the mysterious origins of the incredible partnership, and witness the enduring love of 400 breeds of horses today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Eq

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EQU

Forrest, Susanna

Summary: Anthropologist and equestrian expert Susanna Forrest presents a singular, sweeping panorama of the horse's prminent role across time and in societies around the world. Combining fascinating anthropological detail and incisive personal anecdotes, Forrest illustrates how our evolution has coincided with that of horses. Unique, passionate, and insightful, this book investigates the complexities of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

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Francis, Richard C.

Summary: Draws on history, archaeology, anthropology, and twenty-first-century ideas in biology to explain domestication as an evolutionary process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636 FRA

Pastoureau, Michel

Summary: The oldest discovered statue, fashioned some fifteen to twenty thousand years ago, is of a bear. The lion was not always king. From antiquity to the Middle Ages, the bear's centrality in cults and mythologies left traces in European languages, literatures, and legends from the Slavic East to Celtic Britain. The author, a historian considers how this once venerated creature was deposed by the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2452 PAS

Summary: Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, literally vanishing from their hives. Filmed across the U.S., in Europe, Australia, and Asia, examine the alarming disappearance of honeybees and the greater meaning it holds about the relationship between mankind and Mother Earth. As scientists puzzle over the cause, organic beekeepers indicate alternative reasons for this tragic...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: E1 Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC VAN

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