Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle by Thor Hanson

Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle

Thor Hanson

352 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

nonfiction nature science informative reflective slow-paced


Feathers are an evolutionary marvel: aerodynamic, insulating, beguiling. They date back more than 100 million years. Yet their story has never been fully told.In Feathers, biologist Thor Hanson details a sweeping natural history, as feathers have ...

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