Fires of Life: Endothermy in Birds and Mammals

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Product Details
Price
$52.80
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
6.3 X 1.1 X 9.4 inches | 1.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780300227161
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About the Author
Barry Gordon Lovegrove is professor emeritus in the School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is the author of The Living Deserts of Southern Africa, winner of the 1995 University of Natal Book Prize, and co-editor of Hypometabolism in Animals.
Reviews
"In my view Barry Gordon Lovegrove is probably the best person alive to tackle this subject in the round."--Andrew Clarke, Emeritus Fellow, British Antarctic Survey, author of Principles of Thermal Ecology
"This book was quite impossible to put down. Barry Gordon Lovegrove has spent his life working on issues related to the question he poses, and his thoughts and ideas are well worth considering."--Mark Brigham, University of Regina and Rhodes University
"Barry Lovegrove has a history of tackling key macroevolutionary questions from the perspective of evolutionary physiology. In this must-read, he elucidates the evolution of endothermy in mammals and in the ancestors of birds and dinosaurs."--Theodore Garland, Jr., University of California, Riverside
"The evolutionary journey of endothermy in vertebrates: a lot older and hotter than you think."--Fritz Geiser, University of New England