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Life on Earth : a natural history

Author: David Attenborough
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Follows the sequence of events in the evolution of life on Earth, from the emergence of one-celled organisms to man.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough
ISBN: 0316057452 9780316057455 0316057479 9780316057479
OCLC Number: 5829591
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 319 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: The infinite variety --
Building bodies --
The first forests --
The swarming hordes --
The conquest of the waters --
The invasion of the land --
A watertight skin --
Lords of the air --
Eggs, pouches, and placentas --
Theme and variation --
The hunters and the hunted --
A life in the trees --
The compulsive communicators.
Responsibility: David Attenborough.

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Follows the sequence of events in the evolution of life on Earth, from the emergence of one-celled organisms to man.
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