Natural History

Natural history is the research and study of organisms including plants or animals in their environment, leaning more towards observational than experimental methods of study.

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation
A Natural History of Dragons (Memoir by Lady Trent, #1)
Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True
Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation
The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code
The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival
A Wolf Called Romeo


  • The Natural History Essays by Henry David Thoreau
    The Natural History Essays
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  • The Origin of Species
    A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There
    The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
    The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions
    Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
    Life on Earth
    Voyage of the Beagle
    Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds
    My Family and Other Animals (Corfu Trilogy, #1)
    Bully for Brontosaurus: Reflections in Natural History
    The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History
    Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History
    Winter World
    The Tree: A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live & Why They Matter
    Desert Solitaire
    Trancing the Tiger by Rachael SlatePrince Charming Opens Doors, the Buffoon Opens Legs by Lucano DivinaSoul of a Lion by Barbara BennettTribe of Tiger by Elizabeth Marshall ThomasI...AM...CHEETAH! by Stephanie J. Teer
    Books about Big Cats
    131 books — 29 voters
    James and the Giant Peach by Roald DahlCharlotte's Web by E.B. WhiteWicked Bugs by Amy StewartWonderful Life by Stephen Jay GouldA Walk Around The Pond by Gilbert Waldbauer
    Books about Invertebrates
    111 books — 7 voters

    The Snow Leopard by Peter MatthiessenThe African Leopard by Theodore N. BaileyThe Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag by Jim CorbettMy Life with Leopards by Fransje van RielThe See-Through Leopard by Sibel Hodge
    Books for Leopard Lovers
    30 books — 7 voters
    Beak of the Moon by Philip TempleKakapo Dance by Helen TaylorSirocco the Rock-Star Kakapo by Sarah EllOne Lonely Kakapo by Sandra MorrisParrots of the World by Joseph M. Forshaw
    Books for Parrot Lovers
    67 books — 4 voters

    It is hypocritical to exhort the Brazilians to conserve their rainforest after we have already destroyed the grassland ecosystem that occupied half the continent when we found it. A large-scale grassland restoration project would give us some moral authority when we seek conservation abroad. I must admit that I also like the idea because it would mean a better home for pronghorn, currently pushed by agriculture into marginal habitats-The high sagebrush deserts of the West. I would love to return ...more
    John A. Byers, Built for Speed: A Year in the Life of Pronghorn

    Charles Darwin
    When we no longer look at an organic being as a savage looks at a ship, as at something wholly beyond his comprehension; when we regard every production of nature as one which has had a history; when we contemplate every complex structure and instinct as the summing up of many contrivances, each useful to the possessor, nearly in the same way as when we look at any great mechanical invention as the summing up of the labour, the experience, the reason, and even the blunders of numerous workmen; w ...more
    Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species

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    The Last Lipizzan
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