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I, mammal : the story of what makes us mammals

Author: Liam Drew
Publisher: London, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Bloomsbury Sigma, 2017. ©2017
Series: Bloomsbury sigma series, bk. 29.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the biology, evolution, and traits of humans, exploring the anatomical and physiological attributes that makes mankind mammals and that ultimately separate people from other members of the same scientific class designation.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liam Drew
ISBN: 9781472922908 1472922905 9781472922892 1472922891
OCLC Number: 1017989662
Description: 336 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: My family and other mammals --
The descent of man('s gonads) --
Life on the edge of mammaldom --
Y, I'm male --
The mammalian birds and bees --
The next generation --
Afterbirth before birth --
The milky way --
Kids, behave! --
Bones, teeth, genes, and trees --
It's getting hot in here, put your coat on --
Scents and sensibility --
A multilayered brain teaser --
This mammalian life.
Series Title: Bloomsbury sigma series, bk. 29.
Other Titles: Story of what makes us mammals
Responsibility: Liam Drew.

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A splendid evolutionary study ... Drew is a wry guide to wonders such as the evolution of the scrotum and the epic journey of marsupial newborns. -- Nature An excellent combination of scientific Read more...

 
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