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How Long Things Live: And How They Live As Long As They Do

by Anthony D. Fredericks

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0811736229, Paperback)

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.

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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.… (more)

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