Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 15 January 2012

144 Pages | 18 b/w line drawings

4 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199593217

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Request Examination Copy

Bookseller Code (03)

The Animal Kingdom: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Holland

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides a summary of the modern understanding of the animal world and its evolution
  • Shows how DNA studies have revolutionized the classification of animals
  • Discusses key topics in zoology such as modern evolutionary trees and the origin of animals
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series -millions of copies sold worldwide

Also of Interest