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From aardvarks to zooxanthellae : the definitive lyrical guide to nature's ways

Author: John C Avise
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR He's a birder, and geneticist. His name is pronounced "Avis", With a silent "e", So that you can see: He's an odd bird, slightly amiss! Poetry is his hobby, In office or a lobby; It keeps him sane, And not too vain Or snobby. ABOUT THE BOOK It's a textbook like no other, So why did Avise bother? To achieve lasting fame, And enhance his name As a great literary author! Natural history and biology  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John C Avise
ISBN: 9783319716251 3319716255 3319716247 9783319716244
OCLC Number: 1017489287
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Mammalogy (mammals)Ornithology (birds)The Life of a Couple of BirdsHerpetology (reptiles and amphibians)Ichthyology (fishes)The Life of a FishEntomology (insects)Invertebrate Zoology (other than insects)Microbiology (microbes)Botany (plants)Anatomy, Physiology, and MedicineEcologyEthology (behavior)EvolutionGeneticsAnthropology: The Human SagaAppendix: Famous Animal Phrases
Responsibility: John C. Avise.

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Hundreds of animal species provide the cast of characters for these newly composed bio-limericks, arranged into 17 chapters by taxonomic group (such as Birds, Fishes, Insects) or biological subject  Read more...

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