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The Flight of the Iguana: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature

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Publisher Comments:

From the award-winning author of andlt;I andgt;The Song of the Dodoandlt;/Iandgt; comes a collection of essays in which various weird and wonderful aspects of nature are examined. This book contains tales of vegetarian piranha fish, voiceless dogs, and a scientific search for the genes that threaten to destroy the cheetah.

Synopsis:

As he examines everything from species survival on islands to vegetarian piranhas, Quammen's funny and offbeat essays offer a unique glimpse of the natural world and, at the same time, clarify the larger biological issues and their effect on humankind.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-302).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684836263
Author:
Quammen, David
Publisher:
Scribner Book Company
Author:
Quammen, David
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Zoology
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Zoology -- Miscellanea.
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Biology-Reference
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
no. 25a
Publication Date:
February 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 B/W ILLUS.
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 9.59 oz

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