How Long Things Live

How Long Things Live

Book - 2010 | First edition.
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A gall midge hatches, breeds, and dies in a 3-hour period. A bowhead whale can live for 200 years, a quahog clam 400. And box huckleberries growing today sprouted some 13,000 years ago. This fact-filled science book explains how and why some 99 animals and plants-including dragonflies, horses, dogs, snakes, humans, tortoises, sequoias, and jellyfish-live as long, or as briefly, as they do.
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pa. : Stackpole Books, [2010]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780811736220
Branch Call Number: 570 FRE
Characteristics: vii, 167 pages :,illustrations ;,212 cm

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