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The Living Fossil: The Story of the Coelacanth

By: Keith S Thomson(Author)

252 pages, b/w photos

W.W. Norton & Co.

Paperback | Dec 1991 | #107856 | ISBN: 0393308685
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Hardback | Aug 1991 | #14611 | ISBN: 0091751152
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Describes the life and habitat of the coelacanth and what scientists have learned about it during fifty years of research.

"A marvelous book describing the discovery of the coelacanth and its importance to evolutionary biology [...] Fascinating reading for scientist and non-scientist alike."
– George D. Langdon, president, American Museum of Natural History

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