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Despite the reputation of the Maldives as being a world-class diving destination, this is the first really comprehensive fish guide specifically aimed at these islands. More than 50 new species for the Maldives are published for the first time and...

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From the purplish gray of a Barking Frog to the pink and orange blotches of a Gila Monster, coloring your own field guide is the most enjoyable way to learn about reptiles and amphibians. Each drawing is accompanied by a brief description that edu...

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You can't just "get over" anxiety. In fact, the very things most people do to try to feel better -- avoiding feared situations, pushing worry out of mind -- only make the problem worse. Leading psychologists Susan M. Orsillo and Lizabeth Roemer pr...

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She's the mascot for the University of Maryland's sports teams (their slogan: Fear the Turtle) and her ancestors were nearly driven to extinction by Victorians who indulged in turtle soup. But as she buries herself in the mud every night to sleep,...

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Solid State Chemistry: An Introduction, Fourth Edition

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