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Tupai

Louise Emmons.

December 2000; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: zoology and animal sciences. 287 pages.

Treeshrews suffer from chronic mistaken identity: they are not shrews, and most are not found in trees. These squirrel-sized, brownish mammals with large, dark, lashless eyes were at one...

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Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica

Edited by Gordon Frankie.

June 2004; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: biodivsersity and conservation biology. 352 pages.

The beautiful tropical dry forest of northwest Costa Rica, with its highly seasonal rainfall and diversely vegetated landscape, is disappearing even more rapidly than Costa Rica's...

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Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortes

L. Grismer.

September 2002; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: zoology and animal sciences. 413 pages.

The Baja California peninsula is home to many forms of life found nowhere else on earth. This, combined with the peninsula's rugged and inaccessible terrain, has made the area one of the...

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On Her Own Terms

Barbara Stein.

October 2001; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: history of science and technology. 397 pages.

At a time when women could not vote, and very few were involved in the world outside the home, Annie Montague Alexander (1867–1950) was an intrepid explorer, amateur naturalist, skilled...

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Introduction to Horned Lizards of North America

Wade Sherbrooke.

August 2003; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: zoology and animal sciences. 191 pages.

This book features detailed species accounts; gives information on horned lizard biology, ecology, and evolution; and describes the role of these reptiles in mythology, culture, and art. It...

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Networks in Tropical Medicine

Deborah Neill.

February 2012; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: history of science and technology. 312 pages.

This book explores how European doctors and scientists worked together across borders to establish the new field of tropical medicine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries....

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Big Ecology

David Coleman.

May 2010; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: animal pathology and diseases. 248 pages.

This book documents historically fruitful ecological collaborations in the early years of studying large ecosystems in the United States. As the book explains, the concept of the...

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Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab

Michael Lannoo.

January 2010; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: history of science and technology. 216 pages.

Aldo Leopold and Edward F. Ricketts are giants in the history of environmental awareness. They were born ten years and only about 200 miles apart and died within weeks of each other in...

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How Vertebrates Left the Water

Michel Laurin.

February 2010; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: evolutionary biology. 216 pages.

More than three hundred million years ago—a relatively recent date in the two billion years since life first appeared—vertebrate animals first ventured onto land. This illustrated book...

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Greater Sage-Grouse

Edited by Steven Knick.

May 2011; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: vertebrates. 664 pages.

Admired for its elaborate breeding displays and treasured as a game bird, the Greater Sage-Grouse is a charismatic symbol of the broad open spaces in western North America. Unfortunately...

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