Age of Reptiles: Tribal Warfare
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Age of Reptiles: Tribal Warfare

Thundering herds of lizards roam Cretaceous America, and the earth trembles with their passage. Enormous yet graceful meat-eaters shred the still-living meat from the bones of placid plant-eating saurians. Tyrannosaurus rex, the most fearsome carnivore that ever lived, is king. But even T-rex isn't safe from the greedy eyes and the ravenous appetites of a band of bird-quick Deinonychus. A tale from an age before humans and language, ...

Noah's Ravens : Interpreting the Makers of Tridactyl Dinosaur Footprints
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Noah's Ravens : Interpreting the Makers of Tridactyl Dinosaur Footprints

How can the tracks of dinosaurs best be interpreted and used to reconstruct them? In many Mesozoic sedimentary rock formations, fossilized footprints of bipedal, three-toed (tridactyl) dinosaurs are preserved in huge numbers, often with few or no skeletons. Such tracks sometimes provide the only clues to the former presence of dinosaurs, but their interpretation can be challenging: How different in size and shape can footprints be an...

Facilitating the Reform of Economic Instruments for Water Management in Georgia
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Facilitating the Reform of Economic Instruments for Water Management in Georgia

This study assesses the use of economic instruments for water resources management in Georgia and considers options for reform following the 2014 signature of an Association Agreement with the EU committing to alignment with the EU’s Water Framework Directive. This includes the systematic use of economic instruments, including water pricing, to recover the cost of water services provided to households, industry and farmers, among oth...

Drosophila Glia
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Drosophila Glia

Glia, the non-neuronal cells in the nervous systems, are both passive and active participants in diverse arrays of neuronal function. The diversity of glial cells in various animal species appears to be correlated with the complexity of brains. In the animal Drosophila melanogaster, glia are similarly categorized to their mammalian counterparts in morphology and function. Surface glia cover the outermost surface of the brain and func...

Docker Cookbook: Solutions and Examples for Building Distributed Applications
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Docker Cookbook: Solutions and Examples for Building Distributed Applications

Whether you’re deploying applications on premise or in the cloud, this cookbook provides developers, operators, and IT professionals with more than 130 proven recipes for working with Docker. With these practical solutions, experienced developers with no previous knowledge of Docker will be able to package and deploy distributed applications within a couple of chapters. IT professionals will be able to solve everyday problems, as wel...

The Biology of Traditions: Models and Evidence
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The Biology of Traditions: Models and Evidence

Biology of Traditions explores socially-maintained behavioral traditions in animals other than humans. Uniquely, it treats traditions as biological phenomena amenable to comparative evaluation in the same way as other biological phenomena. It is also concerned with how widely shared features of social life and learning abilities can lead to traditions in many species. It differs from other books in its emphasis on explicit evaluation...

A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia
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A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia

A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia covers all known Australian spider families, using over 1300 stunning color photographs to enable identification of commonly encountered spiders to the family level and, in some cases, to genus and species. Highly accurate and vetted by experts, it contains the most up-to-date taxonomy information and is the most comprehensive account of Australian spiders ever published. With more than two-third...

Clinical Immunology of the Dog and Cat
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Clinical Immunology of the Dog and Cat

The book details the manifestations, diagnosis and treatment of immune-related disease in the dog and cat. It is illustrated throughout in full colour, to show and explain to the reader as clearly as possible the complicated principles of disease and immunodiagnostic tests, supported by clinical cases, gross and histopathology, cytology, haematology, immunohistochemistry and other immunological tests.

Guide des miels - Henri Clément
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Guide des miels - Henri Clément

Miel de lavande, de bruyère blanche, de romarin ou d’acacia, miel de garrigue ou de montagne, miel de forêt, miels exotiques… Ce guide pratique vous propose de découvrir 50 miels différents, issus de terroirs originaux. Conçu pour tous les amateurs, cet ouvrage présente pour chaque miel les régions et périodes de récolte, ainsi que leurs caractéristiques : conservation, qualités et usages particuliers, goût, parfum, couleur…

Fishes of the Western North Atlantic, Part Ten: Order Beloniformes : Needlefishes, Sauries, Halfbeaks, and Flyingfishes
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Fishes of the Western North Atlantic, Part Ten: Order Beloniformes

An authoritative guide to the identification, systematics, distribution, and biology of the thirty-eight species of the Order Beloniformes in the western North Atlantic Ocean The final volume in the Fishes of the Western North Atlantic series covers the Beloniformes, a diverse order of fishes containing six families and at least two hundred and thirty extant species found worldwide in marine and freshwater environments. This excellen...