"I would recommend this book to any degree course
A survey of
this diverse field for a one- or two-term introductory zoology course.
Comprehensive, flexible and accessible, the text is derived from the
highly successful General Zoology 6/e. Evolution is emphasized at the very
beginning in discussions of molecular and cell biology. A
systems/classification organization and emphasis on "predictive value"
reinforce the evolutionary theme, and four-colour illustrations enhance
the value of detailed drawings.
The Basis of Zoology, Modern Biology and Evolution.
The Molecules and Origin of Life.
Genetics and Evolution
Animal Form and Function.
Body Covering, Support, And
Digestion and Nutrition.
Cellular Respiration, Gas Exchange, And
Internal Transport. The Immune
Animal Diversity. Taxonomy, Phylogeny and the
Origin and Evolution of the Animal Kingdom.
Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Primates and Human Evolution.
Interactions of Organisms and Their
Communities and Ecosystems.
A very comprehensive book -
I have used this book in
conjunction with an Open University degree course. It
has provided extremely detailed but understandable supplementary readings
and explanations. I would recommend this book to any degree course
biologist, and is still a readable book for other interested people. Many
useful illustrations, tables, colour plates etc.
Interesting and good! -
this book is interesting, and gives what it needs to get an in depth introduction
to zoology. All animal classes are covered, with a lot of brilliant
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