Download The snakes of Trinidad and Tobago by Hans Boos PDF

By Hans Boos

Scientific truth meets island folklore as Hans Boos offers greater than sixty species of snakes present in the twin-island self sufficient Caribbean kingdom of Trinidad and Tobago. The end result of thirty years of amassing and looking at the snakes of those islands, The Snakes of Trinidad and Tobago engagingly informs readers approximately those usually feared and misunderstood creatures.

Tracing the contributions of scientists to the evolving taxonomy of the islands' reptiles, Boos describes every one designated species of snake discovered at the islands, together with neighborhood names from centuries again. Species bills come whole with tales—both documented and apocryphal—of human encounters with the extra harmful island snakes. Forty-eight colour images and fifty black-and-white photos and items of line paintings, such a lot via the writer, illustrate the textual content and reduction in identification.

While tiny Tobago is mercifully without toxic snakes, Trinidad hosts 4 venomous species, together with coral snakes and the infamous bushmaster. Boos refutes the various myths approximately those lethal yet often nonaggressive snakes with information regarding their behavior and behaviour. He additionally writes in regards to the massive anaconda and the boa constrictor, approximately which many half-truths and fictions abound.

All snakes chew, yet just a couple of species are venomous. Boos supplies information regarding what to do—and what to not do—in the development of a chunk and discusses fascinating folks medication remedies, akin to the Belgian Black Stone, guaranteed to paintings provided that a chew was once innocuous to start with.

The Snakes of Trinidad and Tobago will locate an enthusiastic viewers between herpetologists, ecologists, and different scientists excited by the snakes and natural world of Trinidad and Tobago, the Caribbean, and South the US. it's going to additionally entice common readers attracted to snakes and in Caribbean folklore.

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Download Zen Mind, Zen Horse: The Science and Spirituality of Working by Allan J. Hamilton PDF

By Allan J. Hamilton

Conscious paintings with horses, says neurosurgeon Allan J. Hamilton, can enlighten the human handler up to it advantages the pony. Evolving over 30 million years to develop into the crucial prey animal, equines have constructed acute right-brain survival talents, comparable to management, expertise, empathy, and cooperation. particularly the pony has finely honed talents to guide, speak, and attach now not with phrases, yet with the important emotional strength defined within the Buddhist culture as chi. once we study the language of chi, we develop into more desirable as leaders, extra attuned to others, and extra cheerful as human beings.

Zen brain, Zen Horse starts off through studying how the equine and human brains functionality, frequently relating to their respective roles as prey and predator. happening to attract insights and knowledge from non secular traditions corresponding to Zen Buddhism, Ayurvedic therapeutic, and Yaqui shamanism and from the nice horse cultures of the Mongolians, Bedouins, and local american citizens, Dr. Hamilton indicates the significance of constructing right-brain expertise and quieting the left-brain dominance of our Western brains.

Seamlessly integrating non secular ideas and functional functions, Dr. Hamilton indicates find out how to observe the chi-based method of each element of horse-human verbal exchange, together with:
•    The act of grooming as a non secular practice
•    strategies of alpha-horse management that make others gladly follow
•    Gaze, stance, and gesture as education tools
•    The impossible to resist strength of countless patience

Ultimately, the writer indicates the intensity of perception people achieve into themselves, in addition to horses, after operating with those awesome animals.

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Download Big Book of Bears by Annies Attic PDF

By Annies Attic

19 очаровательных мишек, связанных крючком. Некоторые из них в одежде, некоторые нет. Размеры медвежат колеблются в пределах от three до 23 дюймов. Одна из лучших книг по мишкам Тедди.

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Download Dinosaur Jokes by Pam Rosenberg PDF

By Pam Rosenberg

How do dinosaurs pay their money owed? With Tyrannosaurus assessments! What for those who do if a dinosaur sneezes? Why, get out of ways, after all! those are only of the dinosaur jokes that would have you ever giggling and rolling at the ground until eventually your abdominal is, good, saurus.

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Download Pocket Guide to Butterflies by Bob Gibbons PDF

By Bob Gibbons

This e-book is as visually striking because it comes in handy within the box, with many wonderful full-page and double-page images to help the authoritative text.

The creation explains the fundamentals of butterflies and their id. every one species is represented by way of the author's striking images. The textual content covers details corresponding to id gains, distribution, habitat, prestige, confusion species, and fascinating facts.

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Download The Rooftop Beekeeper: A Scrappy Guide to Keeping Urban by Megan Paska PDF

By Megan Paska

The variety of city beekeepers has escalated with greater than 25 percentage raises yr over 12 months within the usa and the uk. From a go-to authority on beekeeping and yard farming, The Rooftop Beekeeper is the 1st guide to discover the benefit and grace of maintaining bees in an city atmosphere. this beneficial manual— instantaneously a superb learn and an exquisite object—features a relatable first-person narrative, checklists, numbered how-tos, appealing illustrations and seventy five colour pictures. masking all elements of city beekeeping, this publication additionally presents readers with lots of candy recipes for scrumptious treats, tonics, and sweetness items to make with home-harvested honey.

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Download Until the Cows Come Home: And Other Expressions About by Sandy Donovan PDF

By Sandy Donovan

Carry your horses!
Don't allow the cat out of the bag.
Don't count number your chickens ahead of they're hatched.

Have you ever heard those loopy expressions? humans use them even if there aren't any animals round! That's simply because those sentences are idioms--phrases that suggest whatever diverse than what the phrases in them really say. yet don't permit idioms get your goat. Let's discover various idioms concerning animals and work out what humans really mean once they use them.

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