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Eggs : nature's perfect package

Author: Robert Burton; Kim Taylor; Jane Burton
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Facts on File, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores and explains the variety of strategies used by animals in producing, fertilizing, laying, and caring for their eggs.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Burton; Kim Taylor; Jane Burton
ISBN: 0816013845 9780816013845
OCLC Number: 14818479
Description: 158 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Evolution of the egg --
Eggs for all lifestyles --
Fertilization: the start of life --
Launching the eggs --
Nests: the search for security --
How many eggs? --
The marvel of development --
Hatching into a wider world --
Parental care --
Beyond the egg.
Responsibility: Robert Burton ; photographs by Kim Taylor and Jane Burton.

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Explores and explains the variety of strategies used by animals in producing, fertilizing, laying, and caring for their eggs.

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