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The Nature of Horses: Their Evolution, Intelligence and Behaviour

By: Stephen Budiansky

290 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs

Phoenix Publishers

Paperback | Feb 1998 | #72139 | ISBN: 0753801124
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Paperback | Dec 1997 | #82863 | ISBN: 0753805316
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #67270 | ISBN: 0297817795
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About this book

A natural history of horses combined with a review of the latest research into, amongst other topics, the nature of equine vision and the genetics of behaviour and speed.
`...a cool, logical, and sometimes humorous appraisal of what it means to be a horse...This book should not only be savoured by horsemen and horsewomen worldwide, but by anyone who purports to enjoy animals and what is left of the natural world' Financial Times.

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Formerly Washington editor of the journal Nature, Stephen Budiansky is a senior writer at US News & World Report, where he writes about science, the environment and current affairs. He lives with his wife and two children on a small farm in Virginia.

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