Flamingo's Smile: Reflections in Natural History

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Evolutionary theory is the theme that binds together these essays on such seemingly disparate topics as the feeding habits of flamingos, flowers and snails that change from male to female and sometimes back again, and the extinction from baseball of the .400 hitter.

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Paperback. Pub Date: 1987 Pages: 476 Publisher: WW Norton & Co. His fourth volume of imaginative witty Essays ... the equals Gould's prize-winning The Panda's Thumb and The Mismeasure of Man - Publisher's Weekly. photographs.

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Gould himself is a rare and wonderful animal-a member of the endangered species known as the ruby-throated polymath. . . . [He] is a leading theorist on large-scale patterns in evolution . . . [and] one of the sharpest and most humane thinkers in the sciences. -- David Quammen

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