Dachshunds Are the Best!
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Dachshunds Are the Best!

What’s that dog with the long body, soft ears, and loyal personality? It’s the dachshund! Dachshunds are sweet dogs with clownish attitudes and bold streaks of independence. Their owners think they are the best dogs ever - and it’s easy to see why. If you’re a dachshund fan, you’ll want to learn all about this breed, from its strong bark and great potential as a watchdog to its history as a badger hunter in Germany. You’ll also want ...

The Mediterranean Middle East and North Africa 2018: Interim Assessment of Key SME Reforms
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The Mediterranean Middle East and North Africa 2018

This report provides an in-depth analysis of major reforms undertaken between 2014 and 2018 to promote micro, small and medium-sized enterprise development in Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority and Tunisia. The report focuses on five strategic areas for SME policy making: SME definitions, statistics and institutions; improving business environments for SMEs and entrepreneurs; fostering access ...

Jacques Coly, "Les chiens des Pyrénées : Labrits et Patous, chiens du berger"
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Les chiens des Pyrénées : Labrits et Patous, chiens du berger

Merveilleux Labrit, vif, intelligent, toujours en mouvement. C'est par excellence le chien de conduite du troupeau. Le Patou, lui, c'est la force tranquille, l'irremplaçable gardien, capable de faire face à l'ours, comme au loup. À travers l'histoire et la vie de ces chiens du berger, Jacques Coly brosse le portrait d'une communauté pastorale pyrénéenne, étonnamment vivante. Biographie de l'auteur Auteur d'études sur l'ethnologie du ...

How the Snake Lost its Legs: Curious Tales from the Frontier of Evo-Devo
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How the Snake Lost its Legs

'Professor Held has created a remarkable work of scholarship, notable for its accessibility, readability, and breadth with an overall welcoming tone that is reminiscent of those memorable professors who make the complex approachable through their lectures ... The book works on several levels, suitable for sampling as well as for an entire read. The concluding 'bestiary' celebrates the diversity of life and the vast array of questions...

Primate Communication: A Multimodal Approach
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Primate Communication: A Multimodal Approach

Bringing together research on primate vocal, gestural, facial, olfactory and multimodal communication, Primate Communication offers a uniquely holistic overview. It explores the morphological, neural and cognitive foundations of primate communication through discussion of cutting-edge research. It is essential reading for researchers and students interested in primate behaviour and language evolution.

Jean-Louis Victor, "Ces animaux qui nous font du bien"
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Ces animaux qui nous font du bien

Les animaux peuvent être thérapeutes et sauveurs des hommes, tant vis-à-vis des enfants autistes ou psychotiques que pour tirer de la dépression ou du stress, que pour soulager des handicaps physiques et mentaux… L’essor de la thérapie assistée par l’animal est manifeste et ne fait que débuter avec des résultats remarquables… Un ouvrage qui ouvre des perspectives incroyables. Quatrième de couverture Oui, affirment nos deux auteurs, i...

K9 Teams: Beyond the Basics of Search and Rescue and Recovery
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K9 Teams: Beyond the Basics of Search and Rescue and Recovery

This is an excellent book that has been needed for years! Great for all interested in detection dog work, from beginners to seasoned trainers, in addition to the law enforcement agencies who use them. (Billy Smith, Sr., Founder, National Narcotics Detection Dog Association (NNDDA); Co-Founder, Law Enforcement Training Specialists, International (L.E.T.S.))

Bear Attacks: Their Causes and Avoidance
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Bear Attacks: Their Causes and Avoidance

This book is the most authoritative work on the subject. I have read all three editions and have often used the information when working in bear country and a national park, as well as for giving advice about black bear safety. My only complaint is that the 3rd edition contains very little in the way of new information not covered in the 2nd edition. Irregardless, the book is still very relevant as a starting point in the study of be...