Weird Wild Animal Facts

Weird Wild Animal Facts

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by Sherry Seethaler
     
 

This is the eBook version of the printed book.

This Element is an excerpt from Curious Folks Ask 2: 188 Real Answers on Our Fellow Creatures, Our Planet, and Beyond (9780137057399) by Sherry Seethaler. Available in print and digital formats.

 

Now revealed: scientific secrets of genetics, species, extinction, evolution, and animal

Overview

This is the eBook version of the printed book.

This Element is an excerpt from Curious Folks Ask 2: 188 Real Answers on Our Fellow Creatures, Our Planet, and Beyond (9780137057399) by Sherry Seethaler. Available in print and digital formats.

 

Now revealed: scientific secrets of genetics, species, extinction, evolution, and animal thought!

 

Zoologists and conservationists are making heroic efforts to rebuild populations of certain animal species on the verge of extinction. These populations are often rebuilt from very small numbers of individuals. What risks do these populations face as a result of this lack of genetic diversity? The rebuilding of the California condor population is a case in point....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132686235
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
11/30/2010
Series:
FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
15
Sales rank:
792,523
File size:
240 KB

Meet the Author

Sherry Seethaler, a science writer and educator at University of California, San Diego, works with scientists to explain their discoveries to the public. She writes a column for the San Diego Union Tribune answering readers’ questions about science. Seethaler holds an M.S. and Master of Philosophy in biology from Yale and a Ph.D. in science and math education from UC Berkeley. Her dissertation examined how students are taught to make sense of scientific controversy. She designed and taught the innovative university course Teaching Contemporary Scientific Controversies and helped design UCSD’s California Teach program, which prepares science and math students to teach.

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Weird Wild Animal Facts 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You were off by 93 cents
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It sucks ass.
emogirl22 More than 1 year ago
17 pages of boring "facts" should be free not worth $1.06
Anonymous More than 1 year ago