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Death on earth : adventures in evolution and mortality / Jules Howard.

Howard, Jules, author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 576.8 HOWARD (Text) 33946003116816 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 576.8 HOW (Text) 78551000527493 Non-Fiction Checked out 12/21/2016
Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public Library - Syracuse 576.8 HOW (Text) 50577011037021 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781472915078
  • ISBN: 1472915070
  • ISBN: 9781472915085
  • ISBN: 1472915089
  • Physical Description: 288 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: London ; Bloomsbury Sigma, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: This is a dead frog. Life and death in the universe ; Senescence and what waits for the lucky few ; Fear and loathing in Birchwood ; Free radicals and the secrets within ; This is a dead frog -- The experimental pig phase. The circus under the tent ; Sex and death : the contract killer ; Coffee with the widow-maker ; Suicide, snowy owls and the executioner inside ; This is not a sheep ; The grotto salamander and the guano ; The horrid ground-weaver ; Dark matters -- Journey to the end of the shitatite. Bring out your dead ants ; Mourning has broken ; Who wants to live forever? ; No, this is a dead frog -- The meaning of the loa loa.
Summary, etc.: Explores the never-ending cycle of death and its impact on the living, including the latest scientific discoveries, characteristics of animals with longevity, and cultural taboos.
Subject: Evolution (Biology)
Death (Biology)
Mortality.
Natural selection.
Human evolution.

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