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How animals work

Author: Knut Schmidt-Nielsen
Publisher: Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993. ©1972
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Schmidt-Nielsen, Knut, 1915-
How animals work.
Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993, ©1972
vi, 114 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Knut Schmidt-Nielsen
ISBN: 9781139167543 1139167545
OCLC Number: 889316476
Notes: ''Transferred to digital printing 2003''--T.p. verso.
Description: 1 online resource (123 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword Professor Torkel Weis-Fogh; 1. Respiration and evaporation; 2. Panting and heat loss; 3. How birds breathe; 4. Exercise, energy, and evaporation; 5. Countercurrent, a cheap trick; 6. Body size and problems of scaling; References; Index.
Responsibility: by Knut Schmidt-Nielsen.

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