Nature's Design: Exploring the Mysteries of the Natural World by Richard J. Thompson

Nature's Design: Exploring the Mysteries of the Natural World by Richard J. Thompson

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Why do cows have four stomachs? Where - and how - do plants survive in conditions of extreme aridity? How do animals plan complex hunting strategies? How many elephants are too many? This compelling book explores and finds answers to some of nature's most intriguing mysteries, from evolution to death, predation to communication, feeding to reproduction, adversity to that most contentious of issues - animal consciousness. Drawing on the southern African landscape for his research and examples, the author reveals the workings, both in detail and on a grand scale, of life in the natural world. Playful line drawings illustrate the clear text, to make a bumper read for the burgeoning popular science market. This 2009 Paperback is in Good condition.

ISBN: 9781770077249 SKU: 1230709 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.