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Animal Biology

Nature volume 154, page 626 (18 November 1944) | Download Citation

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THIS book is already well known, and young people coming to the study of zoology for the first time will find in this second edition an account of animal structure which is welded with the elementary facts about the animal's physiology and relation to the environment. The whole fascinating story is told in words which create enthusiasm and stimulate further study and reflection. Older readers who were students when morphology was the main pre-occupation of zoology will appreciate this book no less. It is easy to neglect or even to deprecate the beauty and significance of animal architecture, but this book avoids this error and also the older one of emphasizing it too much. By it the beginner will be prepared for the wider conceptions of modern biology.

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