How the Zebra Got Its Stripes
And Other Darwinian Just So StoriesBook - 2016
Why do giraffes have such long necks? Why are zebras striped? Why are buffalo herds broadly democratic while elephants prefer dictatorships? What explains the architectural brilliance of the termite mound or the complications of the hyena's sex life? And why have honey-badgers evolved to be one of nature's most efficient agents of destruction?
Publisher: London : 2016. Profile Books,
Branch Call Number: ANF 591.748 GRAS
Characteristics: 154 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm