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A Revolutionary Guide to Sex, Evolution and the Female Animal
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What ​does it mean to be female? Mother, carer, the weaker sex? Think again.
In the last few decades a revolution has been brewing in zoology and evolutionary biology. Lucy Cooke introduces us to a riotous cast of animals, and the scientists studying them, that are redefining the female of the species.

Meet the female lemurs of Madagascar, our ancient primate cousins that dominate the males of their species physically and politically.

Or female albatross couples, hooking up together to raise their chicks in Hawaii.

Or the meerkat mothers of the Kalahari Desert – the most murderous mammals on the planet.

The bitches in BITCH overturn outdated binary expectations of bodies, brains, biology and behaviour. Lucy Cooke's brilliant new book will change how you think – about sex, sexual identity and sexuality in animals and also the very forces that shape evolution.

'A book that is tearing down the stereotypes and the biases. Absolutely… (tovább)

Transworld, London, 2022
400 oldal · ISBN: 9781473541504
Transworld, London, 2022
ISBN: 9781529190977 · Felolvasta: Lucy Cooke
Doubleday, New York City, USA, 2022
400 oldal · keménytáblás · ISBN: 9780857524133

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David Attenborough: Life on Earth
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Robert M. Sapolsky: Behave
Elizabeth Kolbert: The Sixth Extinction
Menno Schilthuizen: Darwin Comes to Town
Jared Diamond: The Third Chimpanzee
Lee Alan Dugatkin – Lyudmila Trut: How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog)
Matt Ridley: The Red Queen
Douglas J. Emlen: Animal Weapons
David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet