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ISBN-10 0077267605ISBN-13 9780077267605
ISBN-10 0072970049ISBN-13 9780072970043
Author(s): Hickman, Jr., Cleveland; Roberts, Larry; Keen, Susan; Larson, Allan; I'Anson, Helen; Eisenhour, David
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Copyright year: © 2008 Pages: 928

Emphasizing the central role of evolution in generating diversity, this best-selling text describes animal life and the fascinating adaptations that enable animals to inhabit so many ecological niches. Featuring high quality illustrations and photographs set within an engaging narrative, Integrated Principles of Zoology is considered the standard by which other texts are measured. With its comprehensive coverage of biological and zoological principles, mechanisms of evolution, diversity, physiology, and ecology, organized into five parts for easy access, this text is suitable for one- or two-semester introductory courses.