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The Kingdom of Rarities

Dinerstein, Eric (Book - 2013 )
The Kingdom of Rarities


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Poses the question: What if the way we categorized the living world were reshuffled for a moment, from a system designed to inform us about evolutionary relationships among species, to one with two camps based on abundance (the Kingdom of Common species and the Kingdom of Rarities)? What new observations and connections would emerge?
Authors: Dinerstein, Eric, 1952-
Title: The kingdom of rarities
Publisher: Washington, DC :, Island Press,, c2013
Characteristics: xiii, 295 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Eric Dinerstein
Contents: The uncommon menagerie
The gift of isolation
A jaguar on the beach
The firebird suite
There in the elephant grass
Scent of an anteater
Invasion and resistance
Ghosts of Indochina
Rarity made common
Summary: Poses the question: What if the way we categorized the living world were reshuffled for a moment, from a system designed to inform us about evolutionary relationships among species, to one with two camps based on abundance (the Kingdom of Common species and the Kingdom of Rarities)? What new observations and connections would emerge?
ISBN: 9781610911955
1610911954
9781610911962
1610911962
Branch Call Number: 596 D5837k 2013
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