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Feathers

The Evolution of a Natural Miracle

By Thor Hanson
12-minute read
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Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle by Thor Hanson

Feathers (2011) is all about the evolution and significance of our quilled comrades, the birds. These blinks explain how feathers originated, why they’re unique and how they have affected everything from human culture to technology.

  • Nature enthusiasts
  • Biologists and zoologists
  • Pilots, flight attendants and anyone interested in flying

Dr. Thor Hanson is an award-winning writer and biologist. He’s the author of The Triumph of Seeds and The Impenetrable Forest. He’s been presented with the John Burroughs Medal, the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize and two Pacific Northwest Book Awards.

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