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Alligators
By Theodore Adverti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Distance & online education
Alligators have an "armored" body with a very strong flat tail. The alligator’s skin, on the back, is armored with bony plates, which acts as steel plating to protect the alligator from predators, other alligators and even humans that may be hunting them.
The Chronicle Years
By Vivian Roycroft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Dingbat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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For a decade, between the late 1970s and the equally late 1980s, I was honored to publish several brief articles in the excellent equestrian magazine, The Chronicle of the Horse. Their superb editors also accepted, albeit with what reluctance they were too generous to admit, a number of my scribbled poems, more properly described as doggerel. This ebook is a compilation of those works.
Aquariums for Sharks: Pet Sharks and Shark Fish Care; The Complete Owner's Guide
By Alex Halton
Price: $5.47 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Everything you need to know about keeping sharks and shark fish in your home aquarium. Includes shark care, pet shark species, shark fish, aquarium tank maintenance, equipment, water chemistry, feeding and diet,health, lifespan, shark profiles and breeding.
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 8
By T.P Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Now I am well aware of the labour that others have expended on this subject, yet I have collected all the materials that I could; I have clothed them in untechnical language, and am persuaded that my achievement is a treasure far from negligible.
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 7
By T.P Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Some animals, to be sure, have their failings, but he chooses rather to dwell upon their good qualities, devotion, courage, self-sacrifice, gratitude. Again, animals are guided by reason, and from them we may learn contentment, control of the passions, and calm in the face of death
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 6
By T.P Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Unfettered by any canons of style or language, picaresque, and sometimes gross, they pandered to popular taste. To adopt their technique while refining the style and imparting a moral flavour to his narratives may well have seemed to Aelian a sure way of gaining a like popularity with educated readers.
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 5
By T.P Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The unique characteristics of animals is a miscellany of facts, genuine or supposed, gleamed from earlier and contemporary Greek writers (No Latin writer is once named) and to a limited extent from his own observation to illustrate the habits of the animal world.
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 4
By T.P Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
THERE is perhaps nothing extraordinary in the fact that man is wise and just, takes great care to provide for his own children, -shows due consideration for his parents, seeks sustenance for himself, protects himself against plots, and possesses all the other gifts of nature which are his.
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 3
By T.P Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
THERE is perhaps nothing extraordinary in the fact that man is wise and just, takes great care to provide for his own children, -shows due consideration for his parents, seeks sustenance for himself, protects himself against plots, and possesses all the other gifts of nature which are his.
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 2
By T.P Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
THERE is perhaps nothing extraordinary in the fact that man is wise and just, takes great care to provide for his own children, -shows due consideration for his parents, seeks sustenance for himself, protects himself against plots, and possesses all the other gifts of nature which are his. For man has been endowed with speech, of all things the most precious, and has been granted reason, which is
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 1
By T.P Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
In this and in the rich variety of topics and in a certain fondness for piquant, not to say earthy, stories from the life of men and of animals one may trace the influence of the Milesian Tales. Unfettered by any canons of style or language, picaresque, and sometimes gross, they pandered to popular taste.
Horse Tails: History and Beyond, part 1
By Sue Weaver
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Horse Tails: History and Beyond is a collection of five short magazine articles that full-time animal writer Sue Weaver wrote in 1991. Their themes are the magical milt (hippomanes), the folklore of coat color, veterinary bloodletting, and two articles about horse faeries. She plans to search her published article archive for similar items to use to compile more free ebooks like this one. Enjoy!
Equine ER: Stories From a Year in the Life of an Equine Veterinary Hospital
By Leslie Guttman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,750. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
New York Times best-selling author Susan Richards calls Equine ER "as thrilling and drama-filled as any of the popular hospital shows on television today." Equine ER explores the power of the human-horse connection, through the lens of Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, one of the top horse hospitals in the world. The book follows a team of elite veterinarians passionately committed to their work.
The Dog with Two Lives
By Hilary Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Scamp is a Jack Russell of dubious breeding and unconventional colors who doesn’t let that stop him from being determined to come home with us. Once ensconced in our hearts, he embarks on a series of hair-raising adventures, one of which results in his premature first death.
Introducing the Water Buffalo
By Sue Weaver
Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Sue Weaver has been writing professionally for over 40 years. She has hundreds of published magazine articles, 5 Smashwords ebooks, and 11 print books about farm animals to her credit. Sue fell in love with water buffaloes after writing a Hobby Farms magazine article about them. After reading this free ebook, she hopes you will too.
Animal Peculiarity Part 8
By T.P Just
Series: Animal Peculiarities, Volume 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
THERE is perhaps nothing extraordinary in the fact that man is wise and just, takes great care to provide for his own children, -shows due consideration for his parents, seeks sustenance for himself, protects himself against plots, and possesses all the other gifts of nature which are his.
Animal Peculiarity Part 7
By T.P Just
Series: Animal Peculiarities, Volume 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Suicide is commended as an escape from the ills of life, and riches are to be despised. Aelian’s Stoicism hardly goes below the surface. His primary object is to entertain and while so doing to convey instruction in the most agreeable form.
Animal Peculiarity Part 6
By T.P Just
Series: Animal Peculiarities, Volume 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The unique characteristics of animals is a miscellany of facts, genuine or supposed, gleamed from earlier and contemporary Greek writers (No Latin writer is once named) and to a limited extent from his own observation to illustrate the habits of the animal world.
Horse Resources 2013: Your Free Guide to All Things Horsey on the World Wide Web
By Sue Weaver
Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Sue Weaver has been writing professionally for over 40 years. She has several hundred published magazine articles and 11 print books about farm animals to her credit. Online research is her forte and horses are her passion. Whatever you want to know about horses, you'll find it fast with this neat book of horse-related hyperlinks. Try it. It's free!
Packy & Me
By Patricia Maberry
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
On April 14, 1962, the birth of a precocious pachyderm captivated the world. The elephant--Portland, Oregon's own Packy--garnered national and international attention as the first captive elephant born in an American in 44 years. In the face of an unsettling time in Vietnam and rising racial tensions, America needed a distraction.