Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes: Further Reflections in Natural History
"Lively and fascinating. . . . [Gould] writes beautifully about science and the wonders of nature."—Tracy KidderOver a century after Darwin published the Origin of Species, Darwinian theory is in a "vibrantly healthy state," writes Stephen Jay Gould, its most engaging and illuminating exponent. Exploring the "peculiar and mysterious particulars of nature," Gould introduces the reader to some of the many and wonderful manifestations of evolutionary biology.
Worm for a Century and All Seasons
A Hearing for Vavilov
Hyena Myths and Realities
Kingdoms without Wheels
What Happens to Bodies if Genes Act for Themselves?
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