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The Monkey's Voyage

How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life

The Monkey's Voyage( )
Author: de Queiroz, Alan
ISBN:978-0-465-02051-5
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $40.99
Book Description:

Throughout the world, closely related species are found on landmasses separated by wide stretches of ocean. What explains these far-flung distributions? Why are such species found where they are across the Earth?Since the discovery of plate tectonics, scientists have conjectured that plants and animals were scattered over the globe by riding pieces of ancient supercontinents as they broke up. In the past decade, however, that theory has foundered, as the genomic revolution has made...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Science / Earth Sciences / Geography
Science / Life Sciences / Biological Diversity
Science / Life Sciences / Evolution
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.4 x 24.1 x 3.1 cm
Book Weight:0.6 Kilograms



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