Platypus (Hardback)Ann Moyal (author)
Hardback Published: 01/05/2001
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When the first dried specimen of a platypus arrived in England in 1799 it was greeted with astonishment and disbelief. Nineteenth-century naturalists struggled to classify the platypus and the little animal excited curiosity and sparked fierce debate in international scientific circles. This volume presents the enigmatic story of a biological riddle that confounded scientists for many years, challenging theories of creationism, evolution and the classification of species along the way.
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Weight: 444 g
Dimensions: 203 x 139 x 22 mm
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