Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms: The Story of the Animals and Plants That Time Has Left Behind

Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms: The Story of the Animals and Plants That Time Has Left Behind

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From one of the world’s leading natural scientists and the acclaimed author of Trilobite!, Life: A Natural History of Four Billion Years of Life on Earth and Dry Storeroom No. 1 comes a fascinating chronicle of life’s history told not through the fossil record but through the stories of organisms that have survived, almost unchanged, throughout time. Evolution, it seems, has not completely obliterated its tracks as more advanced organisms have evolved; the history… (more)

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At the end of his joyful travels, full of heartfelt appreciation for so many humble, enduring creatures, Fortey strikes a somber note, giving precious little hope for the next four billion years. He fears that his fellow human beings, lacking humility, will cause the third great extinction. And then what will survive?

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Publisher: Knopf (April 10, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 14.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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