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Horseshoe crabs and velvet worms : the story of the animals and plants that time has left behind / by Richard Fortey.

Fortey, Richard A., (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

Former Natural History Museum (London) paleontologist Fortey gives us the stories of those plants, animals, and other creatures that have survived from Earth's early days--the planet's "true marathon runners."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 595.13 .F738h 2012 (Text) 37814003256055 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 06/09/2021 Available -
Hood River County Library 595 FOR 2012 (Text) 33892100176891 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 09/04/2014 Checked out 10/08/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 0307263614
  • ISBN: 9780307263612
  • Physical Description: xv, 332 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First United States Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-317) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Old horseshoes -- The search for the velvet worm -- Slimy mounds -- Life in hot water -- An inveterate bunch -- Greenery -- Of fishes and hellbenders -- Heat in the blood -- Islands, ice -- Survivors against the odds.
Summary, etc.:
Former Natural History Museum (London) paleontologist Fortey gives us the stories of those plants, animals, and other creatures that have survived from Earth's early days--the planet's "true marathon runners."
Original Version Note:
Originally published as: Survivors. London : HarperPress, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2011.
Subject: Arthropoda > Conservation.
Invertebrates > Conservation.
Merostomata > Conservation.
Limulus polyphemus > Conservation.
Worms.
Plant conservation.
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24510. ‡aHorseshoe crabs and velvet worms : ‡bthe story of the animals and plants that time has left behind / ‡cby Richard Fortey.
250 . ‡aFirst United States Edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bAlfred A. Knopf, ‡c2012.
300 . ‡axv, 332 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : ‡billustrations (some color) ; ‡c25 cm
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534 . ‡pOriginally published as: ‡t Survivors. ‡cLondon : HarperPress, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2011.
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 315-317) and index.
5050 . ‡aOld horseshoes -- The search for the velvet worm -- Slimy mounds -- Life in hot water -- An inveterate bunch -- Greenery -- Of fishes and hellbenders -- Heat in the blood -- Islands, ice -- Survivors against the odds.
520 . ‡aFormer Natural History Museum (London) paleontologist Fortey gives us the stories of those plants, animals, and other creatures that have survived from Earth's early days--the planet's "true marathon runners."
650 0. ‡aArthropoda ‡xConservation.
650 0. ‡aInvertebrates ‡xConservation.
650 0. ‡aMerostomata ‡xConservation.
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