Science: Jungle Book

"A jungle, like a body, is a complex organism constructed of many parts which interact, which can be grouped and are yet dependent upon one another just as the skeleton, the nervous system, the blood . . . and other systems are in an animal. A bit of jungle breathes and grows and reproduces itself like a great animal." This is the thesis of Ivan T. Sanderson's new book, Living Treasure (Viking; $3.50).

Sanderson, a British zoologist who putters about the tropics studying small animals, writes this, his fourth book, with an air of cheery...

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