Functional approach to morphologytreatment is unique as to organization, thoroughness, and extent of biomechanical analysis.
* Profusely illustrated with high quality original artwork.
* Comment boxes evaluate points of controversy and note inadequately understood phenomena.
**** A classic textbook in vertebrate morphology, cited in BCL3. The text is famous for the profusion and excellence of its illustrations and 25 new illustrations have been added to this edition. The much expanded reference lists give evidence of the extensive updating of the text since the third edition of 1988. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)