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The act of life

Author: Jacques Cousteau
Publisher: [New York] : The Danbury Press, [1973] ©1973
Series: Ocean world of Jacques Cousteau, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Imagine an immortal animal. Evolution so fashioned his glands and organs that his parts replace themselves as soon as they cease to function. The mechanism by means of which the animal world responds to the challenges of a changing environment, and by means of which species establish themselves and adapt and survive, is the births and deaths of individual animals.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Cousteau
ISBN: 9780529049360 0529049368
OCLC Number: 1005534
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Ocean world of Jacques Cousteau, v. 2.
Responsibility: Jacques Cousteau.

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Imagine an immortal animal. Evolution so fashioned his glands and organs that his parts replace themselves as soon as they cease to function. The mechanism by means of which the animal world responds to the challenges of a changing environment, and by means of which species establish themselves and adapt and survive, is the births and deaths of individual animals.

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