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Evolution, nature and stuff —Murphy, Glenn.
Sound Recording
2012
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Evolution and genetics are like a map for exploring the whole world of living things. Along the way, we've discovered some pretty shocking stuff about the links between poodles and polar bears, and fruit flies and people...

The case of the mummified pigs and other mysteries in nature —Quinlan, Susan E.
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2014

Fourteen scientific puzzles about the natural world that have been investigated by ecologists. In "The Case of the Mummified Pigs" a scientist experiments with dead piglets in cages left out in the woods to find out what...

La nature en danger —Callery, Sean.
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2009

Sous la forme d'une trentaine de réponses à autant de questions, cet album invite à comprendre les enjeux climatiques auxquels la planète est confrontée. Années 1-3. 2008.

L'intelligence de la nature l'homme n'a rien inventé —Lamy, Michel, 1939-
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2004

L'auteur dresse un inventaire de faits peu connus ou totalement ignorés, qui démontrent qu'il y a de l'intelligence non seulement chez l'homme, mais dans l'ensemble de la nature. Un essai qui nous forcera "à un certai...

The world without us —Weisman, Alan.
Sound Recording
2010
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The World Without Us takes us into places we've abandoned, including Chernobyl, the Korean DMZ and an ancient Polish forest, to see how they've fared since we left. Weisman talks to numerous scientists, engineers, ecolog...

Nature diary of a quiet pedestrian —Croft, Philip, d. 1985.
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2008

The diary of a naturalist's daily walks through West Vancouver into the forest and down to the beach. Evoking the sights, sounds, and smells of the outdoors as the seasons pass, Croft presents a wealth of knowledge about...

Friend or foe the whole truth about animals that people love to hate / -- ON ORDER -- —Kaner, Etta.
DAISY Sound Recording
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Rats, mosquitoes, bats, cockroaches, leeches, vultures - its easy to fear and despise them. But are they all bad? You probably know that rats destroy food supplies and can cause house fires when they gnaw on electrical w...

Smiley a journey of love —George, Joanne, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2018
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Smiley, a most remarkable Golden Retriever, was born without eyes. He was rescued from a puppy mill and has become a superb therapy dog, providing therapy to people all over the world through social media and television....

Life on Earth a natural history —Attenborough, David, 1926-
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2012

A dynamic history of 3000 years of nature, from the first stirring of one-celled organisms in the primeval slime to the evolution of man. 1979.

La nuit de Lila ou, les mésaventures d'une jeune chauve-souris —Boutinot, Véronique.
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2008

Au cours d'une nuit de chasse, une jeune chauve-souris affronte plusieurs dangers. Heureusement que Dame nature l'a pourvue d'un système ingénieux qui lui permet de trouver de la nourriture et de se tirer d'embarras. A...

Hamsters —Vrbova, Zuza.
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2014

A complete guide to keeping a pet hamster. Explains that hamsters sleep by day and are active at night. Advises how to select and care for the rodent, including feeding it and furnishing the cage--with toys and a water b...

How the wolf became the dog —Zeaman, John.
Sound Recording
2014
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Explores the domestication of dogs from ancient times to the present. Covers history and breeding information, and explains why dogs are man's best friend. Includes a glossary. Grades 4-7. c1998.

El Nino stormy weather for people and wildlife —Arnold, Caroline.
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2014

Explains that "El Nino is the most powerful weather phenomenon on the earth and alters the climate across more than half the planet." Observes that the seasonal, warm, southward-moving current along the Peruvian coast oc...

Whaling days —Carrick, Carol.
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2014

From early times, the whale -- described by the author as the largest creature that has ever lived -- has awed and been used by humankind. The author discusses the development of the whaling industry that began in the si...

Spill! the story of the Exxon Valdez —Carr, Terry.
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2014

In the spring of 1989, one of the worst ecological disasters in the nation's history occurred. The oil tanker "Exxon Valdez" spilled eleven million gallons of oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound, one of the richest wi...

Giraffe —Arnold, Caroline.
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2014

Easter, a four-month-old giraffe, lives with 15 other giraffes in a wildlife park in central New Jersey. This book describes the characteristics and habits of Easter and her species. Grades 2-4. c1987.

They swim the seas the mystery of animal migration —Simon, Seymour.
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2012

Discusses the life cycle of marine animals and plants that live in oceans around the world. Includes plankton, sea turtles, eels, tuna, salmon, whales, and lobsters. Grades 3-6. 1998.

L'oeil américain histoires naturelles du Nouveau Monde —Morency, Pierre, 1942-
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2005

L'auteur a tiré un livre d'une série d'émissions radiophoniques diffusées à Radio-Canada. Il décrit la nature américaine, ses espèces indigènes ou importées en une vingtaine de textes qui s'attachent à mettre ...

James Herriot's Yorkshire stories —Herriot, James.
DAISY Sound Recording
2010
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Tales about cows and dogs, Shire horses, goats and orphaned lambs. James Herriot tells of times when the telephone would summon him to a sick animal in the middle of the night. And introduces many fascinating characters ...

How to speak dog mastering the art of dog-human communication —Coren, Stanley.
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2017

A canine psychology expert discusses how to effectively communicate with your dog, showing how dogs can recognize up to 140 words, and provides insights on how to develop a reciprocal level of communication with a pet. 2...

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