Publisher description for The Evolution of life / edited by Linda Gamlin and Gail Vines.
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A fascinating journey through the world's rich life forms, The Evolution of Life introduces readers to the natural history, ecology, and evolution of the major plant and animal groups, revealing the processes at work in all living creatures, from the tiniest micromolecule to the largest of
mammals. Bacteria, fish, flowering plaints, birds, reptiles, mammals--all the dramatic diversity of life is described and explained, with full-color illustrations on virtually every page. The writing is clear and to the point, and filled with intriguing episodes in the history of biology--the
great scientists, the most important research--unfolding a chronicle of discovery even as it provides the latest theories and the established facts. Exciting to browse through and packed with absorbing detail, The Evolution of Life is an ideal source for students and general readers seeking basic
information on the animate world.
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