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Extinction and evolution : what fossils reveal about the history of life

Eldredge, Niles. (Author). Zimmer, Carl, 1966- (writer of introduction.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library QE 711.3 .E43 2014 30775305522170 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781770853591
  • ISBN: 1770853596
  • Physical Description: print
    256 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books Ltd., 2014.

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General Note: "A Peter N. Névraumont book."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-250) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction / by Carl Zimmer -- The past as prologue -- Adaptation -- Origin of species -- Human evolution -- Living fossils -- Extinction -- Macroevolution -- Epilogue : Old and new pictures.
Summary, etc.: Eldredge's groundbreaking work is now accepted as the definitive statement of how life as we know it evolved on Earth. This book chronicles how Eldredge made his discoveries and traces the history of life through the lenses of paleontology, geology, ecology, anthropology, biology, genetics, zoology, mammalogy, herpetology, entomology and botany. While rigorously accurate, the text is accessible, engaging and free of jargon.
Subject: Fossils
Extinction (Biology)
Evolution (Biology)
Paleontology
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