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Sparks, John

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Most widely held works by John Sparks
Owls; their natural and unnatural history by John Sparks( Book )

30 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penguins by John Sparks( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular and appealing work which will not deeply offend the specialist (who will, indeed, find several of the good photos worthwhile). For young adult & natural history collections
The discovery of animal behaviour by John Sparks( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To accompany a series of television programmes first broadcast in 1982. First published in 1982 by William Collins Sons and Co/British Broadcasting Corporation
Battle of the sexes : the natural history of sex by John Sparks( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parrots : a natural history by John Sparks( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echo and other elephants enchanting stories of an elephant family( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the work of elephant expert Cynthia Moss, who has spent over thirty years studying the matriarch Echo and her herd in Kenya's Amboseli National Park
Realms of the Russian bear : a natural history of Russia and the Central Asian Republics by John Sparks( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great mountain ranges guarding the southern borders, home to the rare and elusive Snow Leopard, the huge Karakum sand desert of Central Asia, where wild asses roam across savannahs of pistachio trees, and the windswept steppes with their wandering herds of Saiga Antelopes are dramatically described from season to season. The author then turns to the cold icy coasts and islands and the huge expanses of tundra in the Russian Arctic, before visiting Siberia with its freezing coniferous forests and Lake Baikal, the world's deepest lake, where long isolation has produced a multitude of unique creatures. Illustrated throughout with superb colour photographs, Realms of the Russian Bear, which accompanies the six-part television series, is an unforgettable wildlife exploration of one of the world's most remarkable and least known regions
The sexual connection : mating the wild way by John Sparks( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Island life by John Sparks( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Spanish and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the many unique plants and animals that are found on isolated islands throughout the world
Owls by John Sparks( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The air around us by John Sparks( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and Spanish and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the effects on living organisms of the earth's least visible but most important natural resource
Worlds apart : nature in cities and islands by John A Burton( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planet Earth : earth's atmosphere and crust by John Sparks( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lemur's tale( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The jungles of Madagascar are the only place on earth where ring-tailed lemurs still roam free. The Nature film team follows four mothers as they care for infants that are in a critical stage of development. Drought, disease, predators and natural selection threaten the young lemurs. A lemur's tale relates the bittersweet tale of baby ring-tailed lemurs, including an unusual, rarely ever seen, near-albino infant named "Sapphire," learning to survive in their treetop homes. Some leap exuberantly into adulthood. Others, including "Sapphire," cannot overcome group exclusion and the dangers that wait in the forest"--Container
Life on earth by David Attenborough( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: It is the greatest story on earth, the development of life on this planet over three and a half billion years. The series which tells it took three years to make, involved one and a half million miles of travel, and includes some of the most beautiful, breathtaking and ambitious photography ever seen on television
Animals in danger by John Sparks( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attenborough in paradise by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Attenborough goes in search of his childhood dream - to see and photograph the birds of paradise in their natural habitat in the forests of New Guinea
Echo of the elephants Echo of the elephants, the next generation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience the award-winning saga of Echo of the elephants, and Echo of the elephants: The next generation. Elephant expert Cynthia Moss is your guide to the daily dramas in the lives of grand matriarch Echo and her elephant herd that Moss has studied for more than twenty years in Kenya's Amboseli National Park. The remarkable story of Echo and her clan includes mating struggles, difficult births and baby elephants' first steps, mischievous calves, kidnappings, emotional reunions, and occasionally, death at the hands of a hunter
The Discovery of animal behaviour( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how naturalists, environmentalists and scientists have uncovered the secrets of why animals behave as they do. Presents a unique look at the work of Darwin, Pavlov, Lorenz, Morgan and other famed scientists and how their work improved man's understanding of himself through a knowledge of the social interactions of animals
Nature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chimps and primates use tools, language, politics and even have culture. How does their intelligence compare to our own? This program investigates the answers in both the laboratory and the wild
 
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Battle of the sexes : the natural history of sex
Alternative Names
スパークス, ジョン

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English (130)

Spanish (6)

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