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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Benjamin-Cummings Pub Co
Publication date September 9, 2008
Pages 688
Binding Hardcover
Edition 8
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780321545763
ISBN-10 0321545761
Dimensions 1.25 by 8.25 by 10.25 in.
Weight 3.35 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $179.67
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
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Widely praised for its comprehensive coverage and exceptionally clear writing style, this best-selling book explores how the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and behavior of animals interact to produce organisms that function effectively in their environments and how lineages of organisms change through evolutionary time.  The Eighth Edition  features dozens of new figures and photos, updated information from molecular data and evolutionary development, and expanded discussions on global climate change, extinction, and conservation. The Diversity, Classification, and Evolution of Vertebrates, Vertebrate Relationships and Basic Structure, Early Vertebrates: Jawless Vertebrates and the Origin of Jawed Vertebrates, Living in Water, Radiation of the Chondrichthyes, Dominating Life in Water: The Major Radiation of Fishes, Geography and Ecology of the Paleozoic, Living on Land, Origin and Radiation of Tetrapods, Salamanders, Anurans, and Caecilians, Synapsids and Sauropods: Two Approaches to Terrestrial Life, Turtles, The Lepidosaurs: Tuatara, Lizards, and Snakes, Ectothermy: A Low-Cost Approach to Life, Geography and Ecology of the Mesozoic, Mesozoic Diapsids: Dinosaurs, Crocodilians, and Birds, Avian Specializations, The Synapsida the the Evolution of Mammals, Geography and Ecology of the Cenozoic, Mammalian Characteristics and Diversity, Mammalian Specializations, Endothermy: A High-Energy Approach to Life, Body Size, Ecology, and Sociality of Mammals, Primate Evolution and the Emergence of Humans, The Impact of Humans on Other Species of Vertebrates. Intended for those interested in learning the basics of vertebrate life.



Editions
Hardcover
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With Christine M. Janis | 9 edition from Benjamin-Cummings Pub Co (September 18, 2012)
9780321773364 | details & prices | 634 pages | 8.00 × 10.00 × 1.00 in. | 3.00 lbs | List price $218.20
About: For courses in Vertebrate Zoology, Vertebrate Biology Function, and Paleontology   Widely praised for its comprehensive coverage and exceptionally clear writing style, this best-selling text explores how the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and behavior of animals interact to produce organisms that function effectively in their environments and how lineages of organisms change through evolutionary time.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Christine M. Janis | 8 edition from Benjamin-Cummings Pub Co (September 9, 2008)
9780321545763 | details & prices | 688 pages | 8.25 × 10.25 × 1.25 in. | 3.35 lbs | List price $179.67
About: Widely praised for its comprehensive coverage and exceptionally clear writing style, this best-selling book explores how the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and behavior of animals interact to produce organisms that function effectively in their environments and how lineages of organisms change through evolutionary time.
With Christine M. Janis | 7 edition from Benjamin-Cummings Pub Co (July 2, 2004)
9780131453104 | details & prices | 684 pages | 8.00 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | 3.40 lbs | List price $143.80
About: For courses in Vertebrate Zoology, Vertebrate Biology Function, and Paleontology.
With Christine M. Janis | 6 sub edition from Prentice Hall (August 1, 2001)
9780130412485 | details & prices | 38 pages | 8.50 × 10.75 × 1.25 in. | 3.55 lbs | List price $110.00
With Christine M. Janis | 5 sub edition from Prentice Hall (December 1, 1998)
9780136717690 | details & prices | 733 pages | 8.75 × 10.25 × 1.50 in. | 3.60 lbs | List price $92.00
About: Book is in good condition.
With C. Nuzum, William N. McFarland | 4th edition from Prentice Hall (January 1, 1996)
9780023963704 | details & prices | 8.50 × 10.50 × 1.25 in. | 3.75 lbs | List price $76.80
This edition also contains Life of Faith
With Alexander Hollaender (other contributor), Jane K. Setlow, William N. McFarland | 3rd edition from Macmillan Coll Div (January 1, 1989)
9780023963605 | details & prices | 8.75 × 9.75 × 1.50 in. | 3.85 lbs | List price $69.20
This edition also contains Genetic Engineering: Principles and Methods

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