Why elephants have big ears: understanding patterns of life on Earth

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St. Martin's Press,
Pub. Date:
2001.
Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
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English
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Why Elephants Have Big Ears is the result of one man's lifelong quest to understand why the creatures of the earth appear and act as they do. In a wry manner and personal tone, Chris Lavers explores and solves some of nature's most challenging evolutionary mysteries, such as why birds are small and plentiful, why rivers and lakes are dominated by the few remaining large reptiles, why most of the large land-dwellers are mammals, and many more.
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9780312269029
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