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The Ptarmigan's Dilemma

An Exploration into How Life Organizes and Supports Itself

The Ptarmigan's Dilemma( )
Author: Theberge, John
Theberge, Mary
ISBN:978-0-7710-8519-2
Publication Date:Mar 2010
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Imprint:McClelland & Stewart
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.95
Book Description:

Drawing on breakthrough research in evolution, genetics, and on their extensive work in the field and lab, wildlife biologists John and Mary Theberge explain for non-scientists the real facts of life. Birds that suddenly grow gall bladders, when their species has none. Moose with antlers so big they encumber their movement through the forest. Butterflies that risk extinction by overwintering en masse. These are just a few stories the Theberges tell in their...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Evolution
Science / Life Sciences / Ecology
Science / Life Sciences / Biology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.35 x 9.28 x 1.22 Inches
Book Weight:1.65 Pounds



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