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Review: Scaling: Why Is Animal Size So Important?User Review - Caleb - Goodreads
The first of many books I meant to read completely (or at all) in college. This one had a few too many equations. I must have understood it better back then. Maybe I should've read it with my notes Read full review
Review: Scaling: Why Is Animal Size So Important?User Review - Lynda - Goodreads
Readable, lively popular science look at the impact of area being a square while volume is a cube function. Spoils the credibility of giant insects from the B-movies of the 60s but worth it. Read full review
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