This is a principles-orientated introductory zoology text for non-majors or combined majors/non-majors (freshman-sophomore level). Topics include biological principles, cell division and inheritance, ecological perspectives, and animal-like protista and animalia.
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In response to reviewer requests for a text that is less expensive nad more useful in a one-semester format, this new edition is now 100 pages shorter than the previous edition.
This text features an evolutionary and ecological focus, believing that these perspectives captivate students and are fundamental to understanding the unifying principles of zoology and the remarkable diversity within the animal kingdom.
The ecological perspective has been enhanced in this edition by expanding the use of "Wildlife Alerts" boxes. These boxes feature some issue related to endangered and threatened species of animals.
"Wildlife Alert" boxes increase student awareness of the need to preserve animal habitats and species.
Part Two has been carefully updated, including new examples and photographs.
The coverage of animal classification and organization in Chapter 7 has been expanded from previous editions to include more background on cladistics and enhanced coverage of protostome/deuterostome relationships.
Stephen Miller currently teaches courses in Zoology, Biology and Invertebrate Zoology at The College of the Ozarks, Lookout Point, MO (Branson). He is also the author of General Zoology Lab Manual, 3e.
John Harley teaches Anatomy & Physiology and General Biology at Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY and is also co-author of Prescott/Harley/Klein Microbiology and the ASM Microbial Telecourse Study Guide.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 5. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0072504943
Book Description McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0072504943
Book Description McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-244-34-1472001