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Journey to the Ants

A Story of Scientific Exploration

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$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674485266

Publication Date: 07/21/1998

Academic Trade

240 pages

8 x 9-1/4 inches

60 color; 38 halftones, 26 line illustrations

Belknap Press

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Richly illustrated and delightfully written, Journey to the Ants combines autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can offer. Bert Hölldobler and E. O. Wilson interweave their personal adventures with the social lives of ants, building, from the first minute observations of childhood, a remarkable account of these abundant insects’ evolutionary achievement.

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