by Vernon L. Kellogg
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co. 1902
Number of pages: 538
This is an introduction to an elementary knowledge of animal structure, function, and development; a consideration of the principal branches of the animal kingdom; a necessarily brief consideration of certain of the more conspicuous and interesting features of animal ecology.
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by Robert William Hegner - MacMillan
The book is intended for the use of students in secondary schools. The word 'practical' has been chosen since an effort has been made to present those facts about animals which will have the most practical bearing upon the daily life of the student.
by Theodore J. Walker - Cabrillo Historical Association
The book provides a brief introduction to one of nature's most interesting creations, the whale. The principal star of the handbook is the California gray whale which in recent years has become a major tourist attraction in southern California.
by Sidney H. Reynolds - Cambridge University Press
The author gives first an account of the skeletal characters of the group in question and of its subdivisions; secondly describes the skeleton of one or more selected types; and thirdly treats the skeleton as developed in the group organ by organ.
by Francis Harper - American Committee for Wild Life Protection
The present work had its origin in a strongly felt need for definite information on the mammals that have become extinct, on those that are now threatened with the same fate, and on the measures that may be undertaken for their preservation.