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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution

Lee Alan Dugatkin and Lyudmila Trut
Format
Book
Published
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Language
English
ISBN
9780226444185, 022644418X, 9780226444215 (e-book)
Contents
  • Prologue: why can't a fox be more like a dog?
  • A bold idea
  • Fire-breathing dragons no more
  • Ember's tail
  • Dream
  • Happy family
  • Delicate interactions
  • The word and its meaning
  • An SOS
  • Clever as a fox
  • The commotion in the genes.
Description
216 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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