Animals

Animal-Speak: The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great & Small

By Ted Andrews, Winston Allen, Margaret K. Andrews

Author note:Winston Allen (Illustrator), Margaret okay. Andrews (Photographer)
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Open your middle and brain to the knowledge of the animal world.

Animal converse provides ideas for spotting and reading the symptoms and omens of nature. Meet and paintings with animals as totems and spirit publications by way of studying the language in their behaviors in the actual world.

Animal Speak exhibits you the way to: determine, meet, and attune for your spirit animals; realize the ability and non secular importance of greater than a hundred varied animals, birds, bugs, and reptiles; name upon the protecting powers of your animal totem; and create and use 5 magical animal rites, together with shapeshifting and sacred dance.

This loved, bestselling consultant has develop into a vintage reference for somebody wishing to forge a non secular reference to the majesty and secret of the animal international.

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Zen Mind, Zen Horse: The Science and Spirituality of Working with Horses

Eastern philosophy enters the stables during this designated consultant to horsemanship. Allan Hamilton describes how horses comprehend and reply to the circulate of important strength round them. They use this power, referred to as chi, to speak with their herd, exhibit dominance, and feel predators. Hamilton stocks secure, uncomplicated concepts to make you extra receptive on your animal’s chi, so that you can advance a relaxed and potent education variety that may not in basic terms aid your horse stick with instructions, yet advance the non secular bond among horse and rider. 

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The Company of Wolves

By Peter Steinhart

As wolves go back to their previous territory in Yellowstone nationwide Park, their presence is reawakening passions as old as their tangled kinfolk with humans. This authoritative and eloquent ebook coaxes the wolf out from its camouflage of fantasy and divulges the intensity of its kinship with humanity, which stocks this animal's complicated complicated social association, extreme family members ties, and predatory streak.

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In the Company of Bears: What Black Bears Have Taught Me about Intelligence and Intuition

By Benjamin Kilham

In In the corporate of Bears, initially released in hardcover as Out on a Limb, Ben Kilham invitations us into the realm he has come to understand top: the area of black bears.

For a long time, Kilham has studied wild black bears in an enormous tract of Northern New Hampshire woodlands. from time to time, he has additionally taken in orphaned infants–feeding them, strolling them during the wooded area for months to assist them decipher their flora and fauna, and at last reintroducing them again into the wild. as soon as loose, the orphaned bears nonetheless regard him as their mom. And this sort of bears, now a 17-year-old girl, has given him outstanding entry to her lifestyle, starting a unprecedented window into how she and the wild bears she lives between perform their day-by-day lives, bring up their younger, and communicate.

Witnessing this international has resulted in a few notable discoveries. For years, scientists have thought of black bears to be as a rule solitary. Kilham's observations, although, show the intense interactions wild bears have with one another. They shape friendships and alliances; abide via a code of behavior that retains their international orderly; and whilst their very own nutrients provides are plentiful, they even aid out different bears in desire. may perhaps those cooperative behaviors, he asks, mimic habit that existed within the animal that turned human? In staring at bears, will we see our earliest kinds of communications unfold?

Kilham's dyslexia as soon as barred him from getting a complicated educational measure, securing investment for his study, and publishing his observations within the clinical literature. After being avoided via the normal clinical group, even though, Kilham’s exact findings now curiosity endure researchers around the globe. His options even relief scientists operating with pandas in China and bears in Russia. furthermore, the commentary talents that fueled Kilham’s unheard of paintings grew to become out to be born of his dyslexia. His skill to imagine in photographs and decipher platforms makes him a special interpreter of the bear's world.

In the corporate of Bears provides Kilham’s interesting glimpse on the internal global of bears, and likewise makes a passionate case for technology, and schooling more often than not, to open its doorways to other ways of studying and researching–doors which could bring about a ways broader geographical regions of discovery.

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Life of Pi

By Yann Martel

The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic wisdom of animal habit and a fervent love of reports. whilst Pi is 16, his kinfolk emigrates from India to North the US aboard a jap shipment send, besides their zoo animals certain for brand new houses.

The send sinks. Pi reveals himself on my own in a lifeboat, his basically partners a hyena, an orangutan, a wounded zebra, and Richard Parker, a 450-pound Bengal tiger. quickly the tiger has dispatched all yet Pi, whose worry, wisdom, and crafty permit him to coexist with Richard Parker for 227 days whereas misplaced at sea. once they eventually succeed in the coast of Mexico, Richard Parker flees to the jungle, by no means to be obvious back. the japanese specialists who interrogate Pi refuse to think his tale and press him to inform them "the truth." After hours of coercion, Pi tells a moment tale, a narrative less fantastical, even more conventional--but is it extra true?

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Lad: A Dog (Classic Reprint)

Lad severyday happiness because the sunshine itself. She looked as if it would him particularly as excellent, and as gloriously integral. He may not more have imagined a Ladyless existence than a sunless lifestyles. It had by no means happened to him to suspect that woman should be any much less dedicated than he till Knave got here to where. Lad was once an eighty-pound collie, thoroughbred in spirit in addition to in blood. He had the benign dignity that was once a history from never-ending generations of high-strain ancestors. He had, too, the homosexual braveness of advert A rtagnan, and an uncanny knowledge. additionally who may perhaps doubt it, after a glance into his mournful brown eyes he had a Soul. His shaggy coat, trigger by means of the snowy ruff and chest, used to be like orange-flecked mahogany.
(Typographical mistakes above are because of OCR software program and do not ensue within the book.)

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All Creatures Great and Small

By James Herriot

The vintage multimillion replica bestseller

Delve into the mystical, unforgettable global of James Herriot, the world's so much loved veterinarian, and his menagerie of heartwarming, humorous, and tragic animal patients.

For over 40 years, generations of readers have extremely joyful to Herriot's terrific stories, deep love of existence, and amazing storytelling skills. for many years, Herriot roamed the distant, attractive Yorkshire Dales, treating each sufferer that got here his manner from smallest to greatest, and watching animals and people alike along with his prepared, loving eye.

In All Creatures nice and Small, we meet the younger Herriot as he's taking up his calling and discovers that the realities of veterinary perform in rural Yorkshire are very diverse from the sterile environment of veterinary tuition. a few visits are heart-wrenchingly tricky, comparable to one to an outdated guy within the village whose very ailing puppy is his merely pal and spouse, a few are lighthearted and enjoyable, comparable to Herriot's periodic visits to the overfed and pampered Pekinese Tricki Woo who throws events and has his personal stationery, and but others are inspirational and enlightening, similar to Herriot's reminiscences of negative farmers who will scrape their meager gains jointly which will get right deal with their operating animals. From seeing to his sufferers within the depths of iciness at the remotest homesteads to facing uncooperative vendors and severely in poor health animals, Herriot discovers the wondrous style and unending demanding situations of veterinary perform as his humor, compassion, and love of the animal international shine forth.

James Herriot's memoirs have bought eighty million copies around the globe, and proceed to please and entertain readers of all ages.

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Bats Sing, Mice Giggle: The Surprising Science of Animals' Inner Lives

By Karen Shanor, Jagmeet Kanwal

"Amazing, relocating, and enlightening. Bats Sing, Mice Giggle offers the newest findings at the intimate lives of animals with nice beauty. i like to recommend it wholeheartedly."—Larry King

Bats Sing, Mice snigger is the end result of years of attention-grabbing clinical study that unearths how animals have mystery internal lives of which, until eventually lately, we had little facts. Karen Shanor and Jagmeet Kanwal take readers on an eye-opening voyage of discovery, displaying how animals construct, create, and communicate—expressing grief, pleasure, anger, and fear—which emphasizes simply how animal we people are.

Karen Shanor lectures at Georgetown collage and is a medical psychologist and an consultant for the invention Channel’s Animal Planet programs.

Jagmeet Kanwal teaches at Georgetown collage and is an the world over famous neurothologist.

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Mystery of the White Lions: Children of the Sun God

By Linda Tucker

This is Linda Tucker’s firsthand account of her trip into the mysteries of the main sacred animal at the African continent: the mythical White Lion. This ebook unearths the information and ceremonies of previous Africa and the overpowering love that has pushed her each motion to save lots of those excellent beasts, opposed to bold odds. . . .

After being rescued from a life-threatening stumble upon with lions within the Timbavati online game quarter by means of a medication girl often called the “Lion Queen,” Linda launched into a trip into the mysteries of the White Lion. it's a mystical trip into the data and ceremonies of previous Africa, during which people and lions may be able to pass the species barrier—in accordance with the main guarded secrets and techniques of historical Egypt and humankind’s maximum riddle, the sphinx.

Scientists in our day have proven that humankind’s most important evolutionary bounce happened because of our ancestors’ interplay with nice cats. The White Lion is a genetic rarity of Panthera leo, and happened in exactly one area on the earth: Timbavati. at the present time White Lions shape the heart of the infamous “canned” trophy searching industry—hand-reared captive lions, shot in enclosures for gross sums of cash. against this, shamans think that killing a “lion sunlight god” is the last word sacrilege. How the human species treats such beneficial symbols of God in nature could confirm how nature treats the human species.

       Whether we view them as prophetic “Lions of God” or just as infrequent genetic mutations, the tale of the White Lions is a real legend unfolding in our personal amazing times.

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Horsewatching: Why does a horse whinny and everything else you ever wanted to know

By Desmond Morris

The writer of the phenomenally winning Catwatching, Dogwatching, and Catlore turns his awareness to horses, answering greater than forty interesting questions about the character of the pony, and discussing the myths and background of horses throughout the a long time. Desmond Morris delights animal fanatics once more during this ebook of proof and lore. 25 black-and-white drawings.

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