How Long Things Live

How Long Things Live

Book - 2010 | 1st ed
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A gall midge hatches, breeds, and dies in a 3-hour period. A bowhead whale can live for 200 years, a quahog clam 400. And box huckleberries growing today sprouted some 13,000 years ago. This fact-filled science book explains how and why some 99 animals and plants-including dragonflies, horses, dogs, snakes, humans, tortoises, sequoias, and jellyfish-live as long, or as briefly, as they do.
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780811736220
Branch Call Number: 571.8 FRE 2010
Characteristics: vii, 165 p. : ill. ; 21 cm


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