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Author Fortey, Richard A.

Title Horseshoe crabs and velvet worms : the story of the animals and plants that time has left behind / Richard Fortey.

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    595 FOR    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description xv, 332 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Note "Originally published as Survivors in Great Britain by HarperPress, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, London."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Former Natural History Museum (London) paleontologist Fortey gives us the stories of those plants, animals, and other creatures that have survived from Earth's early days--the planet's "true marathon runners."
Subject Arthropoda -- Conservation.
Invertebrates -- Conservation.
Limulus polyphemus -- Conservation.
Plant conservation.
ISBN 9780307263612

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