Survivors; the Animals and Plants that Time has Left Behind
Publish date: 2012
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, Natural History
, Science Nature
Evolution does not simply obliterate its tracks as more advanced organisms evolve. Scattered across the globe, organisms and ecosystems that survive from far earlier times can speak to us of seminal events in the history of life. It is these animals and plants that Richard Fortey visits in the field...
Interesting book. I would have liked more biology and less "travelogue", but otherwise ok.