Nursery earth

the wondrous lives of baby animals and the extraordinary ways they shape our world
Danna Staaf ; foreword by Richard Strathmann
Book - 2023

"An astonishing safari of infant animals, from baby kangaroos to flamingos to squid, and the essential role they play in Earth's ecosystems"--

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Staaf, Danna (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : The Experiment, [2023]
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505 0 |a Introduction: A world of the babies, by the babies, for the babies -- Bundles of joy. Eggs: not just a bird thing -- Provisioning: from edible siblings to algal life-support -- Brooding eggs: carry them, sit on them, swallow them whole -- Pregnancy: not just a mammal thing -- Salad days. Unaccompanied minors: where do the escargot? -- It's just a phase: why babies look like aliens -- Lessons from larvae: how evolution shaped development and vice versa -- Raising them right: conservation and sustainability -- Coming of age. Metamorphosis: but happier than Kafka -- Juveniles: neither one thing nor another -- Emergence: a cicada case study -- Epilogue: Our quiet dependence on babies. 
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