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Author Fortey, Richard A

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

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
Edition First American edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Warwick  QL434 .F67 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  QL434 .F67 2012    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  QL434 .F67 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 332 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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Note "Originally published as Survivors in Great Britain by HarperPress, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, London."
Includes bibliographical references and index
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."
LC subject Arthropoda -- Conservation
Invertebrates -- Conservation
Limulus polyphemus -- Conservation
Worms
Plant conservation
ISBN 9780307263612
0307263614