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How To Spot A Bigfoot Hoax
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Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Bigfoot TV programs often show Bigfooters LOOKING for a bigfoot, but never FINDING a bigfoot. There are lots of reasons why this happens: ignorance, continuing to get paid to look for one, protecting the bigfoots, etc. Those TV programs have created a tenuous vacuum in human knowledge, and this book tries to fill that vacuum.
A Site Guide to St-Lazare sand pits
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Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
A comprehensive guide for the naturalist visiting St-Lazare sand pits in southern Quebec, Canada.
Notes from a Small Valley A Natural History of Wolli Creek I Prehistory
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Price: Free! Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
This is part one of an introduction to the natural history of Sydney's Wolli Creek Valley. The Valley contains the last substantial remnants of the natural environment in the city's inner south-west. Part I, ‘Prehistory’, gives an account of the Valley’s geological history, its fossil record and human occupation before 1788.
Twitching Times
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Twitchers - they are those crazy people who travel miles and miles just to see a rare bird. Don’t worry though, not all twitchers are beyond treatment and not all twitching is about only seeing the bird. Between 1982 and 2003 I twitched in the UK. Every twitch was an adventure, every twitch a story, here are a few for you to enjoy.
Attract Birds to Your Garden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Turn your yard into a wild bird sanctuary by planting trees, shrubs and flowers to attract birds. Learn which feeders to choose, types of seed and feed, and more. A great book for those new to bird watching and gardening to attract birds.
Big Foot in the Back Yard
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by OFFBooks Digital. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
This delightful and informative book records the adventures, ideas, thoughts, and information of Big Foot investigator, Charles E. Chuck Hallmark. All events are true, all photos are genuine. Chuck respected the power and the intelligence of Big Foot, but saw and found no danger in the creatures he encountered and hoped to leave that image for the world.
Bogtrotter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Bogtrotter is the story of a man and woman who sold most of their material possessions to buy time away from their ordered urban lives to explore simplicity and find their connection to the natural world.
Sierra Impressions: Images and Inspiration from The Sierra Nevada
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I love wild places! Over the past 27 years of hiking in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California I have collected hundreds of beautiful photographs and wonderful memories. This little book is my attempt to share with you some of the most beautiful places you will ever see and the thoughts they have inspired in me. Hope you enjoy it! Rick
Introducing the Birds of Wolli Creek
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This is a short, up-to-date account to the birds found along Wolli Creek, the last substantial remnant of the natural environment in Sydney's inner south-west. It is written for those new to the Valley and interested in its natural history.
Slaves of Our Affection: The Myth of the Happy Pet
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
So you think that having pets is beneficial to both people and animals? And that pets enjoy an easy life? Think again! Former longtime veterinarian Charles Danten asks us to set aside preconceived ideas to take an honest look at what underlies our love of the animals we hold dearest.
Monkey Business: A History Of Nonhuman Primate Rights
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Nonhuman primates have a dual role in modern society: revered for their intelligence, uncanny mimicry, and biological relation to humans, yet often forced to spend entire lifetimes as unwilling participants in the bioresearch, entertainment, and pet industries. Monkey Business examines the diverse issues involved with accepting mankind's closest relative into its circle of ethical consideration.
Wild Bird! —My Bird
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Over 130 poems, paired with amazing photos, that explore the behavior and nature of wild birds - OUR birds.  The lyrics range from playful to thought-provoking and provide a unique and intimate look at the birds that surround us.  The photographer, through close observation and attention to detail, perfectly captures the beauty and character of the birds.
Red Sand Green Heart
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,080. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Page Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Red Sand Green Heart explains how the unique wildlife and vegetation of the Australian outback have been shaped by the harsh climate of this vast, infertile land. Through vivid, personal stories John shares his experiences as an ecologist making new discoveries, challenging conventional approaches to pastoralism, mining, tourism and environmental management.
Gift Horse: When Death Teaches Perspective
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Series: Spiritual. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Living with another being for 30 years bonds a unique relationship. Abba, the family horse, was the perennial lifeline that tied significant family events together. Yet after 3 decades, it was the single event of Abba's death that gifted perspectives beyond words. Walk with Abba's owner as she shares heartfelt yearnings and spiritual comprehensions learned in his final hours.
Our True Nature
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,710. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
“Audrey opens up the country to us in a whole new way. She weaves the beauty, history and culture she has found in our national parks into a spellbinding story that makes me want to get out there even more.” — Rue Mapp, founder, Outdoor Afro, California
Common Useful and Edible Plants & Fungi of Vermont
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Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
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Common Useful and Edible Plants & Fungi of Vermont is a guide for finding, harvesting, and using plants and fungi for food, medicine, or utility in Vermont. Included are only the most common plants in the state so that it is easy to use.
The Fastest Diamond Finds in Arkansas
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 10 ยท Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Some visitors to SW Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park find a valuable gem after just a short while on the search field. This ebook relates numerous, true stories of lucky visitors who discover a diamond quickly at this famous state park. Many color photos are incorporated to help tell these fascinating stories.
Vanille de Tahiti [Illustré]
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: French. Published: August 14, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Orchidée aux origines génétiques mystérieuses, la vanille tahitienne est le résultat d’un heureux mariage réalisé il y a un siècle et demi dans les Établissements français de l’Océanie. Découvrez la merveilleuse histoire de ce fruit aux arômes enivrants qui a su inspirer de nombreuses passions commerciales, cosmétiques, culinaires et bien d'autres !
Mosquito Facts & Information
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
The articles within this book detail facts and information about many different types of mosquitoes. There are also facts and information about the size of the different types of mosquitoes, the habitat in which they live, an indication of how long they live and information on the problems and illnesses mosquitoes are the cause of.
Beekeeping for Poets
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Essays on Breakaway Beekeeping in the Postmodern Era, with Appreciative Regard for the Hives and Methods of Abbé Émile Warré