Tel: +44 (0)1743 709420 | Email: info@wildlifebooks.com

Login | Register | Newsletter | Contact Us

How Vertebrates Left the Water

by Michel Laurin

How Vertebrates Left the Water
£24.95 Add to basket

Description

More than three hundred million years ago, vertebrate animals first ventured onto land. This title describes how some finned vertebrates acquired limbs, giving rise to more than 25,000 extant tetrapod species. The author uses paleontological, geological, physiological and comparative anatomical data to describe this monumental event. Also discusses the evolutionary pressures that may have led to vertebrates venturing onto dry land.

Details

  • ISBN: 9780520266476
  • Author(s): Michel Laurin
  • Stock Code: 0266476
  • Format: Hardback
  • Illustrations: Black & white photographs, Line drawings, Tables, Maps
  • Pages: 224
  • Published: 2010
  • Categories:
close

Our website uses cookies to remember your settings and preferences. We also use analytics software to help optimize our website.
If you continue to use our site we'll assume you're OK with this.