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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal

From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal comes this groundbreaking work on animal intelligence destined to become a classic. What separates your mind from an animal's? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of s...

Darwin 101: Evolution, Consciousness, and Reflections
Darwin 101: Evolution, Consciousness, and Reflections by David Christopher Lane

This book covers three major areas: 1)A selection from Darwin's famous On Origin of Species, focusing mainly on his understanding of evolution by natural selection 2)A selection from Professor Diem-Lane's introduction to evolutionary philosophy 3)Charles ...

Biology: The Ultimate Self Teaching Guide: Introduction to the Wonderful World of Biology
Biology: The Ultimate Self Teaching Guide: Introduction to the Wonderful World of Biology by Bobbi Leigh Templeton

If you have ever wanted to know more about biology, but thought it would be too confusing, then this is the book for you. We take the concepts of biology and put them in simple terms, allowing you to better understand the amazing diversity of our planet! ...

Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality
Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality by Jules Howard

As you read these words, planet Earth teems with trillions of life-forms, all going about their own business: eating, reproducing, thriving.... Yet the life of almost every single organism draws nearer to certain death. On the other hand, "suicide" inside...

Welcome to the Microbiome: Getting to Know the Trillions of Bacteria and Other Microbes In, On, and Around You
Welcome to the Microbiome: Getting to Know the Trillions of Bacteria and Other Microbes In, On, and Around You by Rob DeSalle

Suddenly, research findings require a paradigm shift in our view of the microbial world. The Human Microbiome Project at the National Institutes of Health is well under way, and unprecedented scientific technology now allows the censusing of trillions of ...

A Guide to Coastal Wildlife: The BBC Radio 4 series
A Guide to Coastal Wildlife: The BBC Radio 4 series by BBC Radio 4

An entertaining guide to some of our commonest and most curious coastal wildlife. Brett Westwood is joined by naturalist Phil Gates in this informative and entertaining guide to a variety of common coastal wildlife. Recorded in early summer along the coas...

The Genius of Birds
The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. Like humans, many birds have enormous brains relative to their size. Alth...

Heart of a Lion: A Lone Cat's Walk Across America
Heart of a Lion: A Lone Cat's Walk Across America by William Stolzenburg

Late one June night in 2011, a large animal collided with an SUV cruising down a Connecticut parkway. The creature appeared as something out of New England's forgotten past. Beside the road lay a 140-pound mountain lion. Speculations ran wild, the wildest...

How to Read Water: Clues, Signs & Patterns from Puddles to the Sea
How to Read Water: Clues, Signs & Patterns from Puddles to the Sea by Tristan Gooley

A must-have book for walkers, sailors, swimmers, anglers and everyone interested in thenatural world, in How To Read Water, Natural Navigator Tristan Gooley shares knowledge, skills, tips and useful observations to help you enjoy the landscape around you....

Tales from a Wild Vet: Paws, Claws and Furry Encounters
Tales from a Wild Vet: Paws, Claws and Furry Encounters by Jo Hardy

From African goats to blue wildebeest and potty pigs to dippy donkeys, Jo Hardy, now a qualified vet, is about to take on the world - one animal at a time. Jo is determined to go where vets are desperately needed. Heading out first to the townships of Sou...

Extinction: Ideas & Concepts
Extinction: Ideas & Concepts by iMinds

Learn about the nature of Extinction with iMinds insightful knowledge series. Extinction means the death of a species of animal or plant. When you think of extinct species, you probably think of dinosaurs. So it may amaze you to know that 99% of all speci...

Dillie the Deer: A True Story of Love, Healing, and Family
Dillie the Deer: A True Story of Love, Healing, and Family by Melanie Butera

A heartwarming and irresistible story of the profound bond between a deer named Dillie and the veterinarian who saved her life. In the summer of 2004, veterinarian Melanie Butera received an unexpected patient: a three-day-old blind, dying fawn she called...

The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head Is Really up To
The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head Is Really up To by Dean Burnett

Why do you lose arguments with people who know MUCH LESS than you? Why can you recognize that woman, from that thing...but can't remember her name? And why, after your last break-up, did you find yourself in the fetal position on the sofa for days, moving...

Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain
Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain by Dr. Allan Ropper

What is it like to try to heal the body when the mind is under attack? In this gripping and illuminating audiobook, Dr Allan Ropper reveals the extraordinary stories behind some of the life-altering afflictions that he and his staff are confronted with at...

A Monstrous Commotion: The Mysteries of Loch Ness
A Monstrous Commotion: The Mysteries of Loch Ness by Gareth Williams

The Loch Ness monster: a creature that should have died out with the dinosaurs or a legend built on hoaxes and wishful thinking? Sir Peter Scott, internationally renowned naturalist and president of the World Wildlife Fund, was convinced that the monster ...

Labrador: The Story of the World's Favourite Dog
Labrador: The Story of the World's Favourite Dog by Ben Fogle

A social history of Labradors and how they have become the world's most beloved dogs, by writer, presenter and longtime dog lover Ben Fogle, whose beloved black Labrador, Inca, famously accompanied him on numerous journeys and adventures. Labradors are th...

Sex in the Sea: Our Intimate Connection with Kinky Crustaceans, Sex-Changing Fish, Romantic Lobsters and Other Salty Erotica of the Deep
Sex in the Sea: Our Intimate Connection with Kinky Crustaceans, Sex-Changing Fish, Romantic Lobsters and Other Salty Erotica of the Deep by Marah J. Hardt

Forget the Kama Sutra. When it comes to inventive sex acts, just look to the sea. There we find the elaborate mating rituals of armored lobsters; giant right whales engaging in a lively threesome while holding their breath; full-moon sex parties of groupe...

The Edge of the Sea
The Edge of the Sea by Rachel Carson

"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be listened to for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces a world of teeming life where the sea meets the land. A new generation of listeners i...

Cerebral Mirage: The Deceptive Nature of Awareness
Cerebral Mirage: The Deceptive Nature of Awareness by Andrea Diem-Lane

One of the most significant discoveries of modern science is that the world we perceive around us is not as it appears. Rather, neuroscience, evolutionary biology, and quantum physics have demonstrated that our day-to-day reality is a relative construct b...

The DNA of Consciousness: A Brief Introduction to Evolutionary Philosophy
The DNA of Consciousness: A Brief Introduction to Evolutionary Philosophy by Andrea Diem-Lane

The new field of evolutionary philosophy, unlike its aborted predecessors of the past, is primarily concerned with understanding why Homo sapiens are philosophical in the first place. It is not focused on advocating some specific future reform, but rather...

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