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The Time Nature Keeps: A Visual Guide to the Cycles and Time Spans of the Natural World (Hardcover)

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Discover the mind-bending marvels of nature’s timescales both large and minuscule . . .

Take a visual journey of discovery through the animal and plant kingdoms—and uncover the extraordinary rhythms of nature! Here are the answers to all kinds of curious questions, including:
  • How long do eggs take to hatch?
  • Do dogs really need more sleep than humans?
  • What are the world’s fastest- and slowest-growing plants?
  • And many more!
These infographics shed light on the truly remarkable range of the natural world—how plants and animals grow and age, sleep and migrate, and reproduce and die. Spanning ideas both big and small—from evolution to animal behavior—The Time Nature Keeps is a visual trove of nature’s clocks that brings the world’s cadences to life before our eyes.

About the Author

Dr. Helen Pilcher is a science writer with a PhD in cell biology. She has written for Nature, The Guardian, and New Scientist. Her book Life Changing: How Humans are Alterting Life on Earth was The Times 2020 Science Book of the Year and was short-listed for the Wainwright Prize for Writing on Global Conservation. She lives in Warwickshire, England.

Praise For…

“This vibrant time machine of a book carries us from eon to eyeblink.”—Marianne Taylor, author of How Birds Work

Product Details
ISBN: 9781615199525
ISBN-10: 1615199527
Publisher: The Experiment
Publication Date: April 18th, 2023
Pages: 208
Language: English

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