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Creatures of accident

the rise of the animal kingdom

by Wallace Arthur

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural selection.,
  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Mutation (Biology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWallace Arthur.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH375 .A78 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3417241M
    ISBN 100809043211
    ISBN 109780809043217
    LC Control Number2005033540

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A short, reader-friendly discourse on the accidental rise of creatures great and small—emphasis on accidental. Which is to say that invertebrate-zoologist Arthur (Zoology/National University of Ireland, Galway) tackles the issue of complexity.

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