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Threads from the Web of Life: Stories in Natural History

By: Stephen Daubert

168 pages, no illustrations

Vanderbilt University Press

Hardback | May 2006 | #157896 | ISBN: 0826515096
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NHBS Price: £21.50 $26/€24 approx

About this book

In these stories, Steve Daubert pulls the reader into the mystery and immediacy of ecological processes - great moments in evolution, and you are there! From vanishing neon flying squids to dinosaur habitat upheavals by earthquake, each tale brings the reader into the moment to witness an episode of survival in the wild, first-hand. The book, wonderfully illustrated by the author's brother, includes chapter notes that document the scientific basis for each story and describe the controversies still surrounding some of them - a splendid resource for the curious and the imaginative of all ages.

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