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By Rainer Flindt, N. Solomon

ISBN-10: 3540301461

ISBN-13: 9783540301462

"This e-book turns into ragged with use....A labour of affection and directory. outstanding Numbers is best than googling, since it has a smart index and also you do not need to battle through an entire load of irrelevance to get what you will have. it is also logically divided into such sections as 'Size', 'Blood' and 'Germination', and, simply for those who ever are looking to cost, all of the proof are referenced. A caution although -- this addictive publication will maintain you soaking up bizarre little evidence: dimensions of a bread mould's mitochondria anyone?"

-- BBC Wildlife

With countless numbers of tables and over 10,000 entries somebody who works or reviews within the existence sciences or people with a curious brain will locate certain solutions to many questions requiring comparative facts. This e-book is a truly laid out presentation of the obvious proof of existence from all components of biology. Biology comes alive during the evidence present in this complete reference work.

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Among the herbivores (long intestines) and carnivores (short intestines), respectively, the intestines of smaller animals are relatively longer than those of their larger counterparts. The sperm whale represents an exception to this pattern among whales, probably due to its feeding on octopus and squid. 6: Proportion of the Total Volume of the Intestinal Tract Made Up by Stomach, Small Intestine, and Appendix in Selected Mammals Figures represent percentages (%) of total volume. 7. 8: pH Optimum of Selected Digestive Enzymes in Mammals Data after Bauer et al.

Listed here in ascending order, according to speed. 13: Flight Distances During Bird Migration The figures represent an outbound or return flight, which means that the annual distance flown is twice as far. 12. Listed according to distance covered. 14: Migratory Times of Selected Birds Native to Germany Roman numerals are used to indicate the months. The Arabic numbers 1, 2, and 3 after the slash stand for the first, second, and third “third” of the month. 0: Numbers that Amaze This table brings together interesting figures from the Sects.

Among the herbivores (long intestines) and carnivores (short intestines), respectively, the intestines of smaller animals are relatively longer than those of their larger counterparts. The sperm whale represents an exception to this pattern among whales, probably due to its feeding on octopus and squid. 6: Proportion of the Total Volume of the Intestinal Tract Made Up by Stomach, Small Intestine, and Appendix in Selected Mammals Figures represent percentages (%) of total volume. 7. 8: pH Optimum of Selected Digestive Enzymes in Mammals Data after Bauer et al.

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