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Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

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Title: Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
Author: Gould, Stephen Jay
ISBN: 9780393307009
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 1990
Binding: Book
Language: English
Condition: Used: Very Good
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Ecology & Biology 1416206

Publisher Description:
High in the Canadian Rockies is a small limestone quarry formed 530 million years ago called the Burgess Shale. It hold the remains of an ancient sea where dozens of strange creatures lived--a forgotten corner of evolution preserved in awesome detail. In this book Stephen Jay Gould explores what the Burgess Shale tells us about evolution and the nature of history.