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Diatoms to dinosaurs : the size and scale of living things /

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Main Author: McGowan, Christopher.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : Island Press/Shearwater Books, c1994.
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020 |a 1559633042 (cloth : acid-free paper) 
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050 0 0 |a QL799  |b .M38 1994 
100 1 |a McGowan, Christopher. 
245 1 0 |a Diatoms to dinosaurs :  |b the size and scale of living things /  |c Chris McGowan ; illustrations by Julian Mulock. 
260 |a Washington, D.C. :  |b Island Press/Shearwater Books,  |c c1994. 
300 |a xiii, 288 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
500 |a "A Shearwater book"--T.p. verso. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-271) and index. 
505 0 |a Scale of life -- Keep the home fires burning -- Pumping iron -- From cradle to grave -- Giants: modern and ancient -- Brains: from the massive to the minute -- Drag in the material world -- High fliers -- Tiffany wings and kite strings -- Drifting with the tide: life in the plankton -- Life in the fast lane. 
590 |a dc 
650 0 |a Morphology (Animals) 
650 0 |a Body size. 
650 0 |a Physiology. 
650 0 |a Life (Biology) 
650 0 |a Evolution (Biology) 
650 2 |a Body Constitution. 
650 2 |a Physiology, Comparative. 
650 2 |a Somatotypes. 
650 2 |a Animals  |x anatomy & histology. 
650 2 |a Anatomy, Comparative. 
852 0 |b MAIN  |h QL799  |i .M38 1994