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Nature"s Flyers Birds, Insects, and the Biomechanics of Flight by David E. Alexander

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Animal physiology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Science / General

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsSteven Vogel (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7871306M
ISBN 100801880599
ISBN 109780801880599

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