The Resource Animal weapons : the evolution of battle, by Douglas J. Emlen ; illustrated by David J. Tuss

Animal weapons : the evolution of battle, by Douglas J. Emlen ; illustrated by David J. Tuss

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Animal weapons : the evolution of battle
Title
Animal weapons
Title remainder
the evolution of battle
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by Douglas J. Emlen ; illustrated by David J. Tuss
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eng
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Title
Animal weapons
Creator
Summary
An exploration of the extreme weapons seen in the animal world--teeth, horns, and claws--draws parallels to the way humans develop and employ their own weapons
Subject
Genre
Writing style
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10381382
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
591.47
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL940
LC item number
.E45 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the evolution of battle
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the evolution of battle
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by Douglas J. Emlen ; illustrated by David J. Tuss
Animal weapons : the evolution of battle, by Douglas J. Emlen ; illustrated by David J. Tuss
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Animal weapons : the evolution of battle, by Douglas J. Emlen ; illustrated by David J. Tuss
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Extremes -- Starting small. Camouflage and armor ; Teeth and claws ; Claspers, graspers, and giant jaws -- Triggering the race. Competition ; Economic defensibility ; Duels -- Running its course. Costs ; Reliable signal ; Deterrence ; Sneaks and cheats ; End of the race -- Parallels. Castles of sand and stone ; Ships, planes, and states ; Mass destruction
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780805094503
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014004772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
cat13rev
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn871228482
  • (OCoLC)871228482

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
    • Douglas County Libraries, ParkerBorrow it
      20105 East Mainstreet, Parker, CO, 80138, US
      39.5183352 -104.7537673
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