Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle

Douglas Emlen

Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle

Recommendation inspired by:
Why isn't the world covered in poop? - Eleanor Slade and Paul Manning

Why we love this book:

Before reading Animal Weapons, I thought I knew the gist of its contents: teeth are for biting, horns are for fighting. I quickly learned just how mistaken I was. This book turns each body part into a character with a rich backstory of evolutionary and environmental pressures. It's a riveting closer look at the creatures around us.

Recommended by:
Elizabeth Cox, TED-Ed Team

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