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How Long Things Live: & How They Live as Long as They Do

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Solid science presented in an entertaining and informative way Filled with fascinating did you know? facts about extremely short- and long-lived creatures, as well as those in between

A gall midge hatches, breeds, and dies in a 3-hour period. A bowhead whale can live for 200 years, a quahog clam 400. And box huckleberries growing today sprouted some 13,000 years ago. This fact-filled science book explains how and why some 99 animals and plants--including dragonflies, horses, dogs, snakes, humans, tortoises, sequoias, and jellyfish--live as long, or as briefly, as they do.

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This fact-filled science guide explains how and why some 99 animals and plants live as long, or a briefly, as they do.

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ISBN:
9780811736220
Author:
Fredericks, Anthony
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Author:
Fredericks, Anthony D.
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Longevity
Subject:
Life spans (Biology)
Subject:
Nature Studies-Zoology
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
167
Dimensions:
8.20x5.66x.49 in. .40 lbs.

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