Evolution by Linda Gamlin

By Linda Gamlin

Evolution (DK Eyewitness Books) КУЛЬТУРА и ИСКУССТВО,ФОТО-ВИДЕО, ЖИВОПИСЬ и РИСОВАНИЕ Автор:Linda Gamlin Название:Evolution (DK Eyewitness Books)Издательство:DK childrens Год:2009Формат:PDFРазмер:42 MbДля сайта: www.mirknig.comReview...a mini museum among the covers of a ebook. [Eyewitness sequence] -- the hot York TimesThese books' notable visible effect will attract even the main informal readers. [Eyewitness sequence] -- tuition Library magazine --This textual content refers back to the Hardcover variation. Product DescriptionThe so much relied on nonfiction sequence out there, Eyewitness Books offer an in-depth, complete examine their topics with a different integration of phrases and photographs. Eyewitness Evolution is DK's vintage examine Charles Darwin and the speculation of traditional choice, now reissued with a CD and wall chart. fifty one

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This has convinced biologists that such features can, and have, evolved. Long, thin hand and finger bones support wing European mole SAME BONES Strong arm for digging The bat’s spreading wing and the mole’s stubby digging arm have the same set of bones, as do the arms of all mammals (p. 23). This astonishing similarity only makes sense if Darwin was correct and they come from the same distant ancestor. 38 Leaf-nosed bat Far from perfect According to Natural Theology, the adaptations of living things should be perfect.

Only those chosen as mates pass on their characteristics to the next generation. Single tail feather from male peacock Flowers Well-fed plant with plentiful flowers that will produce more seeds and thus more offspring FIGHTING FOR MATES Male elephant seals fight for the right to breed. On the beaches where they come to breed every year, only a few males gain a territory. These territory-holders, the ones who can fight off their rivals, herd together a “harem” of females and mate with all of them.

ECHOES OF CREATION? Bats navigate by making high-pitched sounds and listening for the echoes. Some have elaborate noseleaves to channel the sound. Can such devices be produced by natural selection, or must there be a “watchmaker,” a creator? The fact is that there are many simple versions of this “radar” among bats, and a range of intermediate forms leading up to the most complex ones. This has convinced biologists that such features can, and have, evolved. Long, thin hand and finger bones support wing European mole SAME BONES Strong arm for digging The bat’s spreading wing and the mole’s stubby digging arm have the same set of bones, as do the arms of all mammals (p.

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