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The Species Seekers : Heroes, Fools, and the Mad Pursuit of Life on Earth, Paperback / softback Book

The Species Seekers : Heroes, Fools, and the Mad Pursuit of Life on Earth Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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From the mid-eighteenth century to the early twentieth, a colorful band of amateur naturalists explored the most perilous corners of the planet to discover new life-forms.

Amid globe-spanning tales of adventure, Richard Conniff recounts a dramatic historical shift, as humans finally discovered the pantheon of life on Earth-and our place within it.

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