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Great adaptations : star-nosed moles, electric eels, and other tales of evolution's mysteries solved

Kenneth Catania.
Summary
From star-nosed moles that have super-sensing snouts to electric eels that paralyze their prey, animals possess unique and extraordinary abilities. In Great Adaptations, Kenneth Catania presents an entertaining and engaging look at some of nature's most remarkable creatures. Telling the story of his biological detective work, Catania sheds light on the mysteries behind the heavoirs of tentacled snakes, tiny shrews, zombie-making wasps, and more. He shows not only how studying these animals can provide deep insights into how life evolved, but also how scientific discovery can be filled with adventure and fun. --Inside jacket.

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HCPL Freeman
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HCPL Nonfiction
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34028106739510
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591.4 Cat
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Publication Year
2020
ISBN
9780691195254
0691195250
Description
199 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :