This book’s text and gorgeous photos show how beavers create an environment for thousands of living things. Their ponds become homes for microscopic life, fish, birds, turtles, and more.
Learn how scientists are studying this unique species to help it survive an unusual kind of cancer that has been ravaging the Tasmanian devil populations. They study the genetics, ecology, and immunology of the devils to unravel the disease’s secrets.
Dogs and people work together to achieve many different goals using the dog’s amazing sense of smell. They find trapped earthquake and avalanche victims, stashes of dangerous drugs, nasty invasive weeds, and more.
Young readers can peer into the private lives of these powerful birds as they feed and protect their chicks with gentle care. They’ll also learn how scientists are using osprey chicks to study contamination in a river from heavy metals from earlier mining.
This book for the whole family follows Camas, a bison calf growing up on the American Prairie Reserve, through the year, exploring, learning, and enduring hazards as the seasons come and go. Sidebars provide more information about bison life.
Learn how humans developed different kinds of dogs for different jobs, how dog and human brains and hormones work together to bond us, and how new helpful jobs for dogs have come about.