Life on Earth Beyond Humans

Take a look at these titles to learn more about the unique and interesting variety of life on Earth.

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Dinosaurs: New Visions of a Lost World

Michael J. Benton
Adult Nonfiction - 567.9 Ben

A wonderful visualization of how our understanding of dinosaurs has evolved over time.

Microsculpture: Portraits of Insects from the Collections of the Oxford University of Natural History

Levon Biss
- Photographer
595.7 Bis

A breathtaking close up look at insects.

A Most Remarkable Creature: The Hidden Life and Epic Journey of the World's Smartest Birds of Prey

Jonathan Meiburg
Adult Nonfiction - 598.9 Mei

An interesting tale exploring the lives of the Striated Caracara, a bird that is both mysterious and fascinating.

The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees

Douglas Tallamy
Adult Nonfiction - 634.9721 Tal

How the Oak tree lives through the year, not only sustaining itself, but life around it as well.

Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness

Peter Godfrey-Smith
Adult Nonfiction - 612.8 God

An exploration of evolution through the lens of sea life, exploring thought and consciousness.

Otherlands: A Journey Through Earth's Extinct Worlds

Thomas Halliday
Adult Nonfiction - 560 Hal

A look into the past. See the lives of incredible creatures that once thrived on our planet.

A Planet of Viruses

Carl Zimmer
Adult Nonfiction - 614.58 Zim

A look at the history of viruses, what our historical outlook on them was, and how we developed treatments for them.

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World

Stephen Brusatte
Adult Nonfiction - 567.9 Bru

>An interesting exploration of not only dinosaurs, but also the creatures that preceded them.

What It's Like to be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing -- What Birds are Doing, and Why

David Sibley
Adult Nonfiction - 598 Sib

An extensive exploration of bird biology and behavior and what their biological makeup tell us about a species.

The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy: What Animals on Earth Reveal About Aliens--and Ourselves

Arik Kershenbaum
Adult Nonfiction - 576.839 Ker

Explores, expounds, and speculates on what life on earth reveals about probable alien life.