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Published: 27 September 2017

144 Pages | 25 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198766940

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Mammals: A Very Short Introduction

T. S. Kemp

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces the nature, evolutionary history, and modern diversity of mammals
  • Considers how one of the defining characteristics of mamals, their warm bloodedness, has affected their physiology and enabled them to adapt to a wide variety of environments.
  • Discusses the evidence in the fossil record for the origin and spread of mammals, showing how fossils illustrate patterns of evolution.
  • Part of Very Short Introductions series - over eight million copies sold worldwide

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