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Extreme longevity : discovering Earth's oldest organisms / Karen Latchana Kenney.

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch YA 571.879 KENN (Text) 39391100316833 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Osgood PL - Osgood Main Library YA 571.8 KEN (Text) 39692000954734 New Item Shelves Checked out 11/24/2018
Walkerton-Lincoln Twp PL - Walkerton T 571.87 K (Text) 72712000010344 Teen - Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781512483727
  • ISBN: 1512483729
  • Physical Description: 104 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : The whale that got away -- Slow, cold, and old : Bowhead whales -- Arctic ancients : Greenland sharks -- Near immortals : Hydra and Turritopsis -- Aged colonies : Glass sponges and stromatolites -- Reptile relics : Tuatara -- Persistent plants : King clone and Pando -- Inside DNA : searching for longevity genes.
Summary, etc.:
"Some creatures can outlive humans by centuries. Readers will learn about these extreme examples of longevity in the animal kingdom, how aging happens, and what genes help animals to live so long."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 13-18.
Grades 9 to 12.
Subject: Longevity > Juvenile literature.
Animals > Longevity > Juvenile literature.
Physiology > Juvenile literature.
Aging > Genetic aspects > Juvenile literature.
Animals > Longevity > Juvenile literature.
Physiology > Juvenile literature.
Aging > Genetic aspects > Juvenile literature.
Longevity > Juvenile literature.

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