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ISBN-10 0321812050ISBN-13 9780321812056
ISBN-10 0321773365ISBN-13 9780321773364
Author(s): F. Harvey Pough; Christine M. Janis; John B. Heiser
Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 720

For courses in Vertebrate Zoology, Vertebrate Biology Function, and Paleontology

Widely praised for its comprehensive coverage and exceptionally clear writing style, this best-selling text explores how the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and behavior of animals interact to produce organisms that function effectively in their environments and how lineages of organisms change through evolutionary time. The Ninth Edition features dozens of new figures and photos, new end-of-chapter discussion questions, thoroughly updated information from molecular data and evolutionary development, and expanded discussions on the conservation status of vertebrates, including new information on the effects of global climate change.