How the Zebra Got Its Stripes

How the Zebra Got Its Stripes

Darwinian Stories Told Through Evolutionary Biology

Book - 2017
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Why do giraffes have such long necks? Why are zebras striped? Why are buffalo herds broadly democratic while elephants prefer dictatorships? What explains the architectural brilliance of the termite mound or the complications of the hyena's sex life? And why have honey-badgers evolved to be one of nature's most efficient agents of mass destruction? Deploying the latest scientific research and his own extensive observations on the African savannah, Léo Grasset offers some answers to these and many other intriguing questions.
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781681774145
Branch Call Number: 591.748 GRA 2017
Characteristics: 154 pages : illustrations (black and white, and color) ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Mellor, Barbara

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