Robert N Bader - Amphibians and Reptiles in CaptivityIn recent years the number of people interested in keeping amphibians and reptiles in captivity has grown rapidly. All too often, these same people have little knowledge of the proper care needed for their captives,...
James O. Brayman - Thrilling Adventures By Land And SeaThere is in the adventures of the daring and heroic, something that interests all. There is a charm about them which, while it partakes of the nature of Romance, does not exercise the same influence upon the mind or...
10 hours 23 minutes
Henry David Thoreau - Canoeing in the WildernessA highly descriptive and engaging narrative from one of America's beloved nature writers, this short piece shows well Thoreau's great love of the early American wilderness. Be transported to the deep woods of Maine...
2 hours 41 minutes
William Ruschenberger - Elements of Herpetology and IchthyologyThis succinct little textbook from 1844 presents an introduction to herpetology and ichthyology. The information, albeit not current, is still interesting and of use as a general overview of reptiles, amphibians, and...
5 hours 14 minutes
Carl Parcher Russell - One Hundred Years In Yosemite: The Story Of A Great Park And Its FriendsThis recording of the 1931 (1947 second edition) book about Yosemite National Park comprises the narrative text about the Park from its discovery by non-natives in the Indian War of 1851 to the mid-twentieth century....
5 hours 54 minutes
Ernst Dieffenbach - Travels in New Zealand with contributions to the geography, geology, botany, and natural history of that country, Vol. I“Let the reader imagine a deep lake of a blue colour, surrounded by verdant hills; in the lake several islets, some showing the bare rock, others covered with shrubs, while on all of them steam issued from a hundred...
10 hours 32 minutes
Birds and Nature, Vol. XII, No 5, December 1902«Birds and Nature» was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems, anecdotes and factual descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with...
2 hours 3 minutes
Frederic Lucas - Animals of the PastPrior to the emergence of paleontology and comparative anatomy as scientific disciplines at the end of the 18th century, it was generally known that there were species of animals that had disappeared completely. The...
5 hours 55 minutes
George Francis Scott-Elliot - Romance of Plant LifeRomance needs not always indicate a love story. In the series «The Library of Romance», authors look at the romantic side of science. The different books cover all different disciplines, including chemistry,...
11 hours 55 minutes