Aloe , also Aloë, is a genus containing over 500 species of flowering succulent .The Plant List (2010). Version 1. Published on the Internet; http://www.theplantlist.org/ (accessed July 2013) The most widely known species is Aloe vera, or "true aloe", so called because, though probably extinct in the wild, it is cultivated as the standard source of so-called "aloe vera" for assorted pharmaceutical purposes. Other species, such as Aloe ferox, also are cultivated or harvested from the wild for similar ap..
In the year 2029 interstellar reconnaissance missions are relegated to chimpanzee pilots from the space station OBERON in deep space. On one such mission a chimp loses communication and vanishes from the radar. Fearless astronaut Leo Davidson launches ..
They also crave starch, ice, chalk, and other unorthodox items of food. Some even claim they are addicted and "go crazy" without these items, but why? Sifting through extensive historical, ethnographic, and biomedical findings, Sera L. Young creates a port..
At first, Max is scared of them, but he soon learns that Sara and Lea are different than other humans, and they all become the best of friends. The girls ask Max to be their pet mouse and he agrees, however, their friendship is thwarted by interspecism (b..
The Humanistic Tradition: Prehistory to the Early Modern World (The Humanistic Tradition) Publisher: McGraw-Hill College Publish Date: 2/27/2015 Language: ENGLISH Weight: 4.04 ISBN-13: 9781259360664 Dewey: 909/.09821
The Humanistic Tradition: The Early Modern World to the Present (The Humanistic Tradition) Publisher: McGraw-Hill College Publish Date: 2/27/2015 Language: ENGLISH Weight: 4.9 ISBN-13: 9781259351686 Dewey: 909/.09821
Scattered across a continent and scarred by their harsh experiences on the path to adulthood, the three dragon siblings are among the last of a dying breed, the final hope for their species’ survival. After being separated by dwarf slave traders who foun..
Hamilton delivers the first of a two-book saga set in his popular Commonwealth universe. Distinguished by deft plotting, a teeming cast of characters, dazzling scientific speculation, and imagination that brings the truly alien to life, The Abyss Beyond Dr..
Somehow their wet world is oddly yet hilariously similar to our own.Sherman, a great white shark, is a typical guy (well, except for that pesky dorsal fin), and Megan is his ruthless but nurturing wife. Rounding out the aquatic crew are Fillmore the turtle..
In an imaginary lagoon near the island of Kapupu in the South Pacific lives a group of nutty but sophisticated underwater creatures-complete with neuroses that rival those of humans (also known as hairless beach apes). Their wet world, oddly enough, is not..