The Evolution of Flight

This book will take you on an exciting journey made up of texts and images. Spectacular, large-scale photographs printed on double pages and accompanied by explanatory texts will arouse the reader’s curiosity about evolution’s accomplishments in the world of flying: from the botanical air fleet (pol...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Glaeser, Georg, Paulus, Hannes F. (Author), Nachtigall, Werner (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1: 400 Million Years of Flight Evolution
  • Chapter 2: Photographs of animals in flight
  • Chapter 3: From the perspective of the biophysicist
  • Chapter 4: Criteria of evolution
  • Chapter 5: Insects: The first flying animals
  • Chapter 6: Birds: The “classics” among flying animals
  • Chapter 7: Bats: Flying mammals
  • Chapter 8: The fascination remains