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The Greatest Show on Earth by Richard Dawkins
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Jul 11, 2012

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Pretty interesting so far

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July 11, 2012 – Started Reading
July 11, 2012 – Shelved
July 11, 2012 –
page 1
July 11, 2012 –
page 18
3.83% "This book sucks and had big words I can't pronounce, but other than that it's an really interesting read."
July 15, 2012 –
page 32
6.81% "Pretty good still, Dawkins is talking about evolution and how everything ties back to something and how it's evolved and changed over decades."
July 16, 2012 –
page 42
8.94% "The book is still really interesting to read. We are starting to talk about genealogy and how thru precise breeding of dogs breeders can obtain mutation of two dog genes to create a unique breed of dog. Or pure breed of dog but using only dominant genes. I'm excited to start chapter 3."
July 17, 2012 –
page 54
11.49% "Dawkins is talking about natural selection and how bees and flowers manipulate and work together and how each have evolved in there own way."
July 25, 2012 –
page 68
14.47% "Natural selection and artificial selection through evolution and how plants, animals, fish, and humans through natural selection are chosen by the fact that they possess superior equipment to survive are the most likely to reproduce, therefore to pass on the genes for possessing superior equipment. Therefore every gene pool, in every species, tends to become filled with genes for making superior equipment for surviva"
August 6, 2012 –
page 76
16.17% "Talking about how natural selection domesticated dogs before man used artificial selection to breed them."

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