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Life of Marsupials by Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe

By Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe

during the last part a century examine has published that marsupials – faraway from being ‘second classification’ mammals – have diversifications for specific methods of existence relatively equivalent to their placental opposite numbers. regardless of lengthy separate evolution, there are awesome similarities within which marsupials have solved the demanding situations of dwelling in such environments as deserts, alpine snowfields or tropical rainforests. a few can continue to exist grass, a few on pollen and others on leaves; a few can float, a few can swim and others hop with notable efficiency.
In lifetime of Marsupials, one of many world’s best specialists explores the biology and evolution of this strange workforce – with their impressive range of varieties around the globe – in Australia, New Guinea and South America.
Joint winner of the 2005 Whitley Medal.
Included in selection Magazine's 2006 amazing educational Titles list.

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