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Author Emlen, Douglas John, 1967-

Title Animal weapons : the evolution of battle / Douglas J. Emlen ; illustrated by David J. Tuss.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    591.47 EML    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Extremes -- Starting small. Camouflage and armor ; Teeth and claws ; Claspers, graspers, and giant jaws -- Triggering the race. Competition ; Economic defensibility ; Duels -- Running its course. Costs ; Reliable signal ; Deterrence ; Sneaks and cheats ; End of the race -- Parallels. Castles of sand and stone ; Ships, planes, and states ; Mass destruction.
Subject Animal weapons.
Animal defenses.
Defensive (Military science)
Added Author Tuss, David J. illustrator.
ISBN 9780805094503 (hardcover) : $30.00
0805094504 (hardcover)

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