Beautiful Beasties

Author: Jamie Pflughoeft
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118235207
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The book pet lovers have been waiting for: professional adviceon pet photography Every pet parent knows how difficult it is to get thatcalendar-quality photo of a beloved cat or dog. This guide to petphotography is long overdue! Pet lovers will find terrific tips tohelp them capture their pets? personalities in photos, whileprofessional photographers who want to extend their businessopportunities will value advice on the unique challenges of workingwith animals and creating the portraits their clients want. With pet owners comprising more than 62 percent of Americans,there is an eager amateur market for a book that reveals how to getgreat photos of those furry family members Zeroes in on pet photography as a growing specialty amongprofessional photographers, and this book offers advice forcreating great pet portraits as well as tips on working withanimals and their owners Explains how to capture expressions, avoid spooky eyes, editfor better images, work with multiple animals, and much more As the first serious guide to pet photography on the market,Beautiful Beasties has what pet parents and professionalphotographers need to capture memorable pet photos.

Hardwicke S Science Gossip

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North American Box Turtles

Author: C. Kenneth Dodd
Editor: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806135014
Size: 12,93 MB
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Once a familiar backyard visitor in many parts of the United States and Mexico, the box turtle is losing the battle against extinction. In North American Box Turtles, C. Kenneth Dodd, Jr., has written the first book-length natural history of the twelve species and subspecies of this endangered animal. This volume includes comprehensive information on the species’ evolution, behavior, courtship and reproduction, habitat use, diet, population structure, systematics, and disease. Special features include color photos of all species, subspecies, and their habitats; a simple identification guide to both living and fossil species; and a summary of information on fossil Terrapene and Native uses of box turtles. End-of-chapter sections highlight future research directions, including the need for long-term monitoring and observation of box turtles within their natural habitat and conservation applications. A glossary and a bibliography of literature on box turtles accompany the text. All royalties from the sales of this volume will go to the Chelonian Research Foundation, a nonprofit foundation for the conservation of turtles.

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Lonely Planet Nova Scotia New Brunswick Prince Edward Island

Author: Lonely Planet
Editor: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 1788689712
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Lonely Planet's Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island is your passport to the most up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander Halifax's waterfront, gorge on lobster and visit Green Gables- all with your trusted travel companion.

Encyclopedia Of Marine Mammals

Author: William F. Perrin
Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080919935
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This thorough revision of the classic Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals brings this authoritative book right up-to-date. Articles describe every species in detail, based on the very latest taxonomy, and a host of biological, ecological and sociological aspects relating to marine mammals. The latest information on the biology, ecology, anatomy, behavior and interactions with man is provided by a cast of expert authors – all presented in such detail and clarity to support both marine mammal specialists and the serious naturalist. Fully referenced throughout and with a fresh selection of the best color photographs available, the long-awaited second edition remains at the forefront as the go-to reference on marine mammals. More than 20% NEW MATERIAL includes articles on Climate Change, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Sociobiology, Habitat Use, Feeding Morphology and more Over 260 articles on the individual species with topics ranging from anatomy and behavior, to conservation, exploitation and the impact of global climate change on marine mammals New color illustrations show every species and document topical articles FROM THE FIRST EDITION “This book is so good...a bargain, full of riches...packed with fascinating up to date information. I recommend it unreservedly it to individuals, students, and researchers, as well as libraries." --Richard M. Laws, MARINE MAMMALS SCIENCE "...establishes a solid and satisfying foundation for current study and future exploration" --Ronald J. Shusterman, SCIENCE