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Author Eldredge, Niles, author.

Title Extinction and Evolution : What Fossils Reveal about the History of Life / Niles Eldredge ; introduction by Carl Zimmer.

Publication Info. Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books Ltd., 2014.


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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    560 ELD    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    560 ELD    Available
Description 256 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
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Note "A Peter N. Névraumont book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-250) and index.
Contents Introduction / by Carl Zimmer -- The past as prologue -- Adaptation -- Origin of species -- Human evolution -- Living fossils -- Extinction -- Macroevolution -- Epilogue : Old and new pictures.
Summary 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)
Added Author Zimmer, Carl, 1966- writer of introduction.
ISBN 9781770853591

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