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Warm-blooded vertebrates


Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-, et al.. Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872, Editor
Warm-blooded vertebrates
New York: Smithsonian institution series, inc., 1931
389 p. illus.

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[Title page]



Part I: Birds, Wetmore, Alexander

Chapter I: Birds in relation to man, pp. 1-12

Chapter II: Adaptations for progression by flying , pp. 13-24 ff.

Chapter III: Color and its arrangement, pp. 25-38

Chapter IV: Ancestors and ancestry, pp. 39-49

Chapter V: Migration and its study, pp. 50-67

Chapter VI: Homes and their location, pp. 68-78

Chapter VII: Eggs and their care, pp. 79-90

Chapter VIII: Something about young birds, pp. 91-102

Chapter IX: Voice and other sounds, pp. 103-113

Chapter X: Studies afield and in the laboratory, pp. 114-125

Chapter XI: Food and economic relations, pp. 126-142

Chapter XII: The kinds of birds in brief review, pp. 143-166

Part II: Mammals and how they are studied, Miller, Gerrit S., Jr.; Gidley, James W. pp. [167]-[169] ff.

Chapter I: Personal experiences with fossil mammals, pp. 171-187

Chapter II: How history is read from the fossil record, pp. 188-206

Chapter III: How existing mammals are collected, pp. 207-217

Chapter IV: Mammals in the museum, pp. 218-227

Chapter V: How mammalogy began and grew, pp. 228-241

Chapter VI: Some simple shop talk, pp. 242-259

Chapter VII: Museum comedy, pp. 260-266

Chapter VIII: The most ancient known mammals, pp. 267-268

Chapter IX: Egg-laying mammals, pp. 269-279

Chapter X: Pouched mammals, pp. 280-310

Chapter XI: Ordinary mammals, pp. 311-375

Selected bibliography, pp. 376-380

Index, pp. 381-389 ff.


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