The Encyclopedia of Animals

A Complete Visual Guide


Author: Fred Cooke

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520244060

Category: Nature

Page: 608

View: 5964

Presents a survey of all animal groups, with diagrams, distribution maps, color photographs. and overviews of animal evolution, behavior, habitats, and adaptation.

An Encyclopedia of Animals


Author: Betsy Howie

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545237556

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 1007

Shares descriptive introductions to endangered animals that live in the world's "hot spots," combining fun facts, puzzles and life-like digital illustrations while inviting fans to become "Xeko Masters" by learning how to help protect threatened creatures. Original. Video game tie-in.

Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]

Second Edition


Author: Marc Bekoff

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313352569

Category: Nature

Page: 685

View: 1136

A landmark publishing achievement on the subject, the new edition of this acclaimed encyclopedia is expanded to two volumes, covering the full range of issues related to animal protection. • Includes hundreds of alphabetically organized entries covering the full range of topics related to animal rights and welfare, including dog fighting, endangered species in zoos, animals as disease carriers, factory farming, veganism, and more • Encompasses the work of 150 contributors—experts from around the world that make up a virtual "who's who" in the broad areas of animal protection • Outlines a chronology of legislation and other important events that have had a significant impact on animal rights issues • Lists references for each entry, plus a comprehensive bibliography at the end of the encyclopedia

Encyclopedia of animals

mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians


Author: Edwin Gould

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780760735527

Category: Nature

Page: 687

View: 9975

Encyclopedia of Animals

A Family Reference Guide


Author: N.A

Publisher: Parragon Books

ISBN: 9781445484693

Category: Amphibians

Page: 256

View: 8567

REFERENCE WORKS. Explore an amazing world of animal secrets, from microscopic insects to some of the largest creatures that have ever lived. Every page is brought to life by vibrant pictures that enhance the text and stimulate your imagination. Arranged in five main sections - Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fish and Amphibians and Invertebrates. Written in a direct, easy to understand style, this book is packed with wonderful colour photographs and illustrations.

Extraordinary Animals

An Encyclopedia of Curious and Unusual Animals


Author: Ross Piper

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313339226

Category: Nature

Page: 298

View: 4666

Provides information on the scientific name and classification, appearance and size, habitat, and unique characteristics of each of over one hundred animals, which have been grouped into eight categories based on exceptional features.

The Mythical Zoo

An Encyclopedia of Animals in World Myth, Legend, and Literature


Author: Boria Sax

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1576076121

Category: History

Page: 298

View: 9907

A varied and insightful compendium of animals and the relationships between humans and animals. * Includes over 50 A–Z conversational entries * Fully illustrated with a variety of images from medieval prints to editorial cartoons and advertisements * Weaves together a cross-cultural tapestry encompassing mythology, history, art, science, philosophy, and literature while discussing the special significance of animals in human cultures * Includes relevant quotes from worldwide texts preceding each entry

Encyclopedia of Animals


Author: David Alderton

Publisher: 3c

ISBN: 9781906842017

Category: Animals

Page: 448

View: 1474

This illustrated volume features a diverse selection of more than 400 of the world's animals drawn from all species and all climates, from apes to snakes, mammals to molluscs and toads to tropical fish.


Die große Bild-Enzyklopädie mit über 2.000 Arten


Author: David Burnie

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831033645


Page: 632

View: 9050

Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior


Author: N.A

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128132523

Category: Science

Page: 3048

View: 3163

Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, Second Edition, the latest update since the 2010 release, builds upon the solid foundation established in the first edition. Updated sections include Host-parasite interactions, Vertebrate social behavior, and the introduction of ‘overview essays’ that boost the book's comprehensive detail. The structure for the work is modified to accommodate a better grouping of subjects. Some chapters have been reshuffled, with section headings combined or modified. Represents a one-stop resource for scientifically reliable information on animal behavior Provides comparative approaches, including the perspective of evolutionary biologists, physiologists, endocrinologists, neuroscientists and psychologists Includes multimedia features in the online version that offer accessible tools to readers looking to deepen their understanding

Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare


Author: Marc Bekoff,Carron A. Meaney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135930090

Category: Social Science

Page: 470

View: 6649

Human beings' responsibility to and for their fellow animals has become an increasingly controversial subject. This book provides a provocative overview of the many different perspectives on the issues of animal rights and animal welfare in an easy-to-use encyclopedic format. Original contributions, from over 125 well-known philosophers, biologists, and psychologists in this field, create a well-balanced and multi-disciplinary work. Users will be able to examine critically the varied angles and arguments and gain a better understanding of the history and development of animal rights and animal protectionist movements around the world. Outstanding Reference Source Best Reference Source

The Encyclopedia of Animal Predators

Learn about Each Predator’s Traits and Behaviors; Identify the Tracks and Signs of More Than 50 Predators; Protect Your Livestock, Poultry, and Pets


Author: Janet Vorwald Dohner

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612127002

Category: Nature

Page: 288

View: 1349

Learn to identify threatening species through tracks, scat, and the damage they leave behind. Fascinating profiles of more than 50 predatory mammals, birds, and reptiles teach farmers, ranchers, homesteaders, and backyard-animal raisers how to prevent their livestock, poultry, and pets from becoming prey. By understanding how predators think and behave, where and how they live, and how they attack and kill prey, you’ll be able to interpret the potential threats surrounding your home. Whether you have a vested interest in protecting your pets and livestock or are simply spellbound by wild predators, this is the book for you!

Encyclopedia of Animals


Author: North Parade Publishing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780755495115

Category: Animals

Page: 128

View: 4284

Educational reference book for Children's first subjects. Illustrated in colour throughout.Padded Holo Foil cover. Part of a wide range of Children's Encyclopedias from North Parade Publishing.

The Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare


Author: D. S. Mills,Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 0851997244

Category: Science

Page: 685

View: 5973

The practical focus of this authoritative, comprehensive encyclopedia promotes the understanding and improvement of animals' behaviour without compromising welfare. It will be an essential resource for practising veterinarians, researchers and students in zoology and ethology, and for all those working with and interested in animals and their welfare. --Book Jacket.

Visual Encyclopedia of Animals


Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9781417753635

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 512

View: 8397

A small-format reference book provides information on more than two thousand animal species, divided into seven themes.

Animal FAQs

An Encyclopedia of Animal Abuse


Author: Angela Mitchell

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1899293728

Category: Animal welfare

Page: 220

View: 5983

An indispensable guide that lays bare the bones of animal abuse. How many animals are killed each year for food? How many foxes are killed by the hunt? From abattoirs to zoos, Anila FAQs is an encyclopaedic tour through animal abuse. It contains helpful facts and figures for anyone interested in our use and abuse of animals. The FAQs at your fingertips...