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One iguana, two iguanas : a story of accident, natural selection, and evolution

Author: Sneed B Collard
Publisher: Thomaston, Maine : Tilbury House Publishers, 2018. ©2018
Series: How nature works.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Most iguanas in the Galápagos Islands live and eat on land, but one species does something no other iguana does anywhere in the world -- it launches itself into the sea and dives underwater to feed. Descended from a common ancestor and living within sight of one another, the author offers a theory how did land and marine iguanas develop such different appearances and lifestyles.
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sneed B Collard
ISBN: 9780884486497 0884486494
OCLC Number: 1023535925
Description: 39 pages : color illustrations, map ; 27 cm
Series Title: How nature works.
Other Titles: 1 iguana 2 iguanas
Responsibility: Sneed B. Collard III.

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Most iguanas in the Galápagos Islands live and eat on land, but one species does something no other iguana does anywhere in the world -- it launches itself into the sea and dives underwater to feed. Descended from a common ancestor and living within sight of one another, the author offers a theory how did land and marine iguanas develop such different appearances and lifestyles.

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