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Extreme Survivors: Animals That Time Forgot

Extreme Survivors: Animals That Time Forgot (Hardback)

By Ridley, Kimberly

These and a very few other animals are extreme survivors. All of them have been around at least 125 million years, surviving mass extinctions like the one that ended the dinosaurs.Evolution may have altered their physiology through the eons, but not their appearance.More than 99 ...percent of all life forms have gone extinct during the 3.6-billion-year history of life on Earth. How have these living fossils these living links with Earth s prehistoric past survived? The search for answers is leading scientists to amazing discoveries not only about the past, but also the future and providing vital clues to how life on Earth evolved.The survival secrets of these ancient creatures could lead to new medicines and treatments for disease.
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ISBN 9780884485001
Released NZ 1 Jul 2019
Format Hardback
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Series How Nature Works (part: 0)
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ISBN-13 9780884485001
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Tilbury House,U.S.
Released 1 Jul 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Ridley, Kimberly
Series How Nature Works (part: 0)
Category Biology, Life Sciences
Dinosaurs & The Prehistoric World
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 208mm
Height: 262mm
Spine: 10mm
Dewey Code 591.3
Weight 432g
Interest Age 6-8 years
Reading Age 6-8 years
Library of Congress Natural selection, Living fossils
NBS Text School Textbooks & Study Guides: Maths, Science & Technical
ONIX Text Children/juvenile