Animal Sciences: 4 by Allan B. Cobb
English | Apr 2002 | ISBN: 0028655605 | 292 pages | PDF | 6 MB
This encyclopedia set, part of the Macmillan Science Library series, is designed to accommodate middle-school students through college undergraduates. The work contains approximately 300 signed entries on a variety of topics relating to animal science, including animal development, functions, behavior, ecology, and evolution. The connection between animals and humans is also explored in entries such as Animal testing, Apiculture, and Domestic animals. Also included are biographies of noted scientists who have made "significant contributions" to the field (for example,Henry Walter Bates, Rachel Carson, Gregor Mendel) as well as introductions to career opportunities in the related disciplines.