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[20 Dec 2010 | 5 Comments | 3,353 views]
Arkansas Author: Peter Ungar

Name: Peter Ungar
Location: Fayetteville
Occupation: Distinguished Professor and Department Chairman at the University of Arkansas
Title of Book: Mammal Teeth: Origin, Evolution, and Diversity
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Target audience: Academics and lay persons interested in nature and paleontology
Tell us about your book, what’s it about? The mammals are wildly successful, from the tiny bumble bee bat at less than two grams to the gargantuan blue whale at nearly two tons. Species in our biological class burrow, crawl, walk, run, hop, climb, swing, and fly through a fantastic variety of …