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

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

Richard Conniff


“This superbly written ebook has the verve of an event story.”―Wall road Journal

From the mid-eighteenth century to the early 20th, a colourful band of beginner naturalists explored the main perilous corners of the planet to find new life-forms. Amid globe-spanning stories of experience, Richard Conniff recounts a dramatic ancient shift, as people ultimately found the pantheon of lifestyles on Earth-and our position inside of it. 36 black-and-white illustrations

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