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Care and Treatment of Livestock After a Hurricane
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
(4.00 from 1 review)
Hurricanes can put livestock in immediate danger of drowning from flooding caused by heavy rains or storm surges in low-lying areas. In addition, flying debris or collapsing buildings can injure animals. These recommendations are just a partial list of actions that livestock owners should be aware of in a post-hurricane event and do not cover several species-specific concerns.
Eternal Flight: The dream, the reality, and the price
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The ability to fly forever, without ever having to touch the ground, is one of the most basic and universal dreams of humanity, and it isn't difficult to deduce why. To embrace the sky, to be bereft of the responsibility of (to paraphrase Franz Kafka) "shuffling pointlessly across the earth," to take a running leap and never, ever come down—that would be glorious!
Tou-Fou
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Instructeur d’équitation, après quarante années de contact constant avec les chevaux, je pensais en avoir fait le tour… Mais l’arrivée de Tou-Fou, un poulain orphelin, m’a prouvé que j’avais encore bien des connaissances à acquérir sur la communication avec eux. C’est pourquoi je pense que ce récit doit avoir de l’importance pour tous ceux qui aiment les animaux.
Maria's Duck Tales: Wildlife Stories From My Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Award Winning Nature Stories from a National Wildlife Federation Certified Backyard Wildlife Habitat! 5-Star Reviews! "... endearing ... compelling ... charming ..." Kirkus Reviews "... strong pick for wildlife-themed memoir collections, recommended." Midwest Book Review
Death To The Honeybees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by M&S Direct Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
It is always enjoyable to sit to the side of a hive and watch the worker bees. On sunny days one can watch these beautiful little golden balls of light fly in the entrance with their loads of nectar and pollen. We will miss them terribly if they should disappear. Join me as we explore what is happening to the honeybee populations throughout the earth...
EATEN ALIVE: Five Killer Croc Attacks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
"Eaten Alive: Five Killer Croc Attacks" explores five of the most extraordinary and heartbreaking crocodile attacks. Story One – 22 Hours in Hell Story Two – Back Against the Wall Story Three – An African Thank You Story Four – Champ’s Best Friend Story Five – An Occurrence at Sandy Creek
The Variety and Ecology of Galls, With a Focus on Those Induced on Oak Species
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This research article discusses galls, the homes of insect larvae which are created by manipulating the host tree to build the homes for them. I will discuss identification and explanation of galls through their strange and beautiful arrangements, as well as understanding the life cycle of the gall-encased insects, and also the secondary uses of galls by humans.
Emergency Wild Bird Care [Article]
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This article is designed to help the ordinary person know how and when to help a wild bird that appears to be injured or in danger. It is illegal for people to have wild birds in their possession, but emergency assistance is acceptable under a "Good Samaritan" clause.
Vanishing Tracks: Four Years Among the Snow Leopards of Nepal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This is the extraordinary account of the first scientific expedition to radio-collar and study the rare, elusive snow leopard in its natural habitat. It is also a story of love and high adventure that provides a fascinating, affecting profile of a people inhabiting one of the most isolated and inhospitable regions in the world—the Kanjiroba Himal of western Nepal.
An Exploration of Patterns and Color Palettes of Snakes
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This research article discusses the appearance of snakes, in regards to their color variation and the patterns arranged on their scales. Snakes throughout the world are found in every color of the rainbow and range from bearing solid markings to intricate geometric patterns on their skin. Emphasis of this article is placed on understanding as well as appreciating the reasons for such diversity.
How To Have Sex If You're Not Human
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,750. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Despite all our love songs and romantic fantasies, reproduction is the name of the game in biology. All forms of life are genetically programmed to reproduce. Nothing is off limits so long as it produces babies. Animals—plants, too—“do it” in wild, bizarre ways. Some reef fishes change sex. Plants trick pollinators into doing their sexual bidding. Everything strives to pass on its genes.
Cats: Instructions For Use
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 190. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Someone once said : This is my cat's house, she just allows me to pay the mortgage. If you share space with a feline or two, or know someone who does, this book belongs on your shelf. Full of practical advice, anecdotes and personal photographs, this survival guide was written by a true expert in surviving life with cats. Annarita has been allowed to live with more than 100 over the years.
Essential Oil Use Guide For Canine Health Care: Techniques from Holistic Veterinarians
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a guide for practical therapeutic administration of essential oils to canine patients. Specific methods of essential oil application in clinical and home settings are offered by six holistic veterinarians who are greatly experienced in their use.
14 Fun Facts About Horseshoe Crabs: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What color is a horseshoe crab’s blood? What do doctors use a horseshoe crab’s blood for? How many eggs does a horseshoe crab mother lay? How long have horseshoe crabs been on the earth? How does a horseshoe crab swim? Find out more about horseshoe crabs and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
14 More Wacky Facts About Animals: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
How far will an elephant walk in its lifetime? What happens if a seal eats a fish tail first? Which has more bones in its neck, an owl or a giraffe? What does a camel do with the fat in its hump? What happens to a hippo babies skin if it stay out in the sunshine? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this fun 15-minute book. Surprise your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ostriches: Flightless Birds of Wonder
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
The ostrich is a bird that is as tall as a man. It is strong enough to carry a man on his back in a race! Do you know: How tall is an ostrich? What does an ostrich like to eat? How big is an ostrich egg? Do ostriches bury their head in the sand? Find out what an ostrich looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Octopuses: Eight-Armed Wonders
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
An octopus is an animal that lives in the sea. It has eight arms, a head and a body. It also has blue blood, and it squirts ink! This book will introduce you to octopuses and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: What are the two ways to say more than one octopus? What color is an octopus’ blood? What does an octopus eat? Can octopuses change their color? Find out what a
Sea Horses: Tiny Horses of the Sea
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
Sea horses are some of the smallest animals in the sea. They look like little chess pieces, with a tail. They have a long snout or nose at the front of their head. They have a high, arched neck like a proud horse. They also have a rounded body like a horse. This book will introduce you to sea horses and tell you many interesting facts about them.
Manatees: Mermaids of the Sea
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What is a manatee? A manatee is a sea creature. It looks like a large, walrus with a fat face. Even though it is huge, this animal is one of the gentlest creatures in the sea. This book will introduce you to manatees and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: What do manatees eat? How many babies does a manatee mother have? Where do manatees live? How do boats hurt manatees?
Hillie's Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Living in Germany made it difficult to find a Golden Retriever, a rare breed over there. My husband and I had to fly to Hanover to check out a new litter of puppies. Over the next fourteen years Hillie shared horse trail rides with us, skied with us in Austria, traveled to Italy and America and got arrested in England. She was a truly international family member!