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Kratt, Martin

Summary: "Meet Chris and Martin Kratt, two brothers who turned a love of animals into an amazing career! They have produced, written, directed, and starred in several PBS series and specials over the years. Most recently, they have become known for PBS's smash hit animated show Wild Kratts. Along the way, they traveled the world and encountered incredible creatures, all while combining science education...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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Proudfit, Benjamin

Summary: "Many children are animal lovers. What would it mean to turn a passion for animals into a career? Zoologists do just that! Zoology is the scientific study of the animal kingdom. Zoologists spend their time studying animals, observing their behaviors, and analyzing that research. Leading zoologists such as Jane Goodall have changed the way we view animal species. In this engrossing and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590.92 PRO

Summary: Join the Wild Kratts as they touch down in Madagascar for the first time. With no big land predators, Chris realizes that the huge island is one of the safest places in the world for adventuring.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Kids 2018

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Yan, Ge

Summary: "From one of the most exciting voices in contemporary Chinese literature, an uncanny and playful bestiary that blurs the line between human and beast ... In the fictional Chinese city of Yong'an, an amateur cryptozoologist is commissioned to uncover the stories of its fabled beasts. These creatures live alongside humans in near-inconspicuousness-save their greenish skin, serrated earlobes, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YAN

Summary: Based on Gerald Durrell's trilogy of Corfu novels, this latest series sees sparky English widow Louisa Durrell and her brood continue to put down roots in their dilapidated rented house, alongside an ever-increasing menagerie of animals brought home by youngest son Gerry.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DUR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DUR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Du 3

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Durrells 2018

Summary: The future's looking bright for the eccentric Durrells; catch up with their lives on the beautiful island of Corfu in the fourth and final season. Most of the family struggles with individual business ventures from running a guest house, attempting to get published, starting a beauty salon, and opening a zoo.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DUR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Du 4

Summary: Based on the true story of young anthropologist Dian Fossey who travels to the African mountains to study rare mountain gorillas (Gorilla gorilla beringei).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 1999

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GOR

Summary: Primates have been called the highest order of animal with big brains, adaptability, tool-usage, social structures, and personalities. Learn more about familiar species and discover new ones, such as the newly-found bald uakari and Tapanuli orangutan, as well as the scientists who work with them.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Swanson, Jennifer

Summary: Provides a brief history of zoology and profiles three women who are working in the field today.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press, a division of Nomad Communications 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 SWA

Summary: "Chris and Martin Kratt are brothers who explore the wild throughout the world to learn more about animals and share conservation information. They have three friends who travel in the Tortuga HQ with them named Aviva, Koki and Jimmy Z. The brothers have creature power suits that allow them to experience what it's like to be the animals they find. The team helps them by creating power suit...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Gross, Gwendolen

Summary: In this mesmerizing first novel a young American graduate student abandons her research deep in the Australian rain forest to investigate her professor's mysterious disappearance. Annabel Mendelssohn has an unusual but oddly satisfying life -- studying spectacled fruit bats in the rain forest of Australia. She spends her free time discovering waterfalls and e-mailing her sister, Alice, who has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Durrell, Gerald Malcolm

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Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 1969

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 500.9 DUR

Lawson, Mary

Summary: In the rural farm country of northern Ontario, the lives of two families--the farming Pye family, and zoologist Kate Morrison and her three brothers--are brought together and torn apart by misunderstanding, resentment, family love, and tragedy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Summary: Based on author and naturalist Gerald Durrell's much-loved Corfu trilogy of novels, The Durrells sees impoversihed but sparky widow Louisa Durrell make the radical decision to leave 1930s England in hopes of a better life for her children. As Louisa relocates her reluctant brood to a dilapidated house in the Greek sun, the Durrells face a whole new set of challenges as they meet new friends,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DUR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DUR RATED NR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Du 1

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Durells 2016
Call number: DVD TV Series Durrells 2016

Douyé, Sylvia

Summary: "Sorceline has proven herself a star student at Balzar's prestigious academy--but her gifts might have gotten the best of her. As Sorceline fights for her life, her classmates must work to uncover her origin story, revealing details of her past that may offer a key to their present. At the back of the book, enjoy an illustrated bestiary along with behind-the-scenes bonus material!" --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 DOU

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1 available in JT Series, Call number: JT Series Douye

Durrell, Gerald Malcolm

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 1977

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 DUR

Montgomery, Heather L.

Summary: "Follow the scientists, around the world and into their labs, who are studying animals and the germs that attack them"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.5 MON

Pettit, Jayne.

Summary: A biography of the zoologist focussing on her work with the chimpanzees at the Gombe Stream Reserve in Tanzania.

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Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1999

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB GOODALL PET

Summary: It's time for a swim with the Wild Kratts! Join Chris Kratt and Martin Kratt as they take Jimmy to his own personal swimming tutor - a sea otter named Coach! Then, catch Chris and Martin in other exciting adventures where they embark on a pirate adventure in the Indian Ocean, search the ocean to find Jimmy's lost keys, and try to find their way back together after getting separated in the ocean.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WIL

Conroy, Vivian

Summary: "The mist-shrouded moors of Devon proffer a trove of delights for two vacationing zoologists--but also conceal a hoard of dark secrets reaching down to the fathomless depths of the ocean.Miss Merula Merriweather barely saved her uncle from the gallows after he was wrongly accused of murder--and now, she's left the bustle of Victorian London to recuperate in the fresh air of Dartmoor with her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Hall, Sarah

Summary: For almost a decade, zoologist Rachel Caine has lived a solitary existence far from her estranged family in England, monitoring wolves in a remote section of Idaho as part of a wildlife recovery program. But a surprising phone call takes her back to the peat and wet light of the Lake District where she grew up. The eccentric Earl of Annerdale has a controversial scheme to reintroduce the Grey...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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Lunde, Maja

Summary: "Mikhail lives in Russia in 1881. When a skeleton of a rare wild horse is brought to him, the zoologist plans an expedition to Mongolia to find the fabled Przewalski horse...In 1992, Karin, alongside her troubled son Mathias and several Przewalski horses, travels to Mongolia to re-introduce the magnificent horses to their native land...Europe's future is uncertain in 2064, but Eva is willing to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUN

Hazen, Michelle

Summary: "Two strangers start out saving animals and end up rescuing each other in this heartwarming romance from the author of Unbreak Me. Mari Tucker is a wildlife biologist who scoops bunnies and endangered tortoises out of harm's way on construction sites. Still haunted by her past, she takes the most remote jobs in the Mojave Desert to avoid people and hide from her ex. It's a simple, quiet life...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jove 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAZ

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAZ

Matthews, Tom

Summary: Traces the adventurous life of the American woman who worked as a zoologist among the mountain gorillas of the Virunga area of central Africa.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FOS

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