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Animal Weapons - The Evolution of Battle

Douglas J. Emlen

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Description:

In Animal Weapons, Douglas J. Emlen takes us outside the lab and deep into the forests and jungles to explain the processes behind the most intriguing and curious examples of extreme animal weapons-fish with mouths larger than their bodies and bugs whose heads are so packed with muscle they don't have room for eyes. As singular and strange as some of the weapons are, we learn that similar factors set their evolution in motion. Emlen looks at everything, from our armor and camouflage to the evolution of the rifle and the structures human populations have built across different regions and eras to protect their homes and communities. Animal Weapons brings us the complete story of how weapons reach their most outsized, dramatic potential, and what the results we witness in the animal world can tell us about our own relationship with weapons of all kinds.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Sean Runnette

Length:

7h 19m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

16:19


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

25:33


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

27:42


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

18:58


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

35:50


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

29:29


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

39:28


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

32:23


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

22:09


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

25:17


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

20:01


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

26:50


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

52:14


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

37:39


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

24:14