The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions Quiz

David Quammen
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

How did the data from Krakatau match Wilson and MacArthur's predictions? (from The Coming Thing)

2.

What distinguished this species for Quammen? Wallace had discovered it there a hundred years ago. Darwin had developed his theory of evolve from observing it. Englishmen had lost their fortunes hunting for specimens. (from Message From Aru)

3.

What assertion did Frank Preston make based on his data? (from Preston's Bell)

4.

What is a minimum viable population? (from The Song of the Indri)

5.

What population does Quammen compare with the thylacine population? (from Rarity Unto Death)

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