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The 10th edition of Zoology continues to offer students an introductory general zoology text that is manageable in size and adaptable to a variety of course formats. It is a principles-oriented text written for the non-majors or the combined course, presented at the freshman and sophomore level.

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Part One: Biological Principles
1. Zoology: An Evolutionary and Ecological Perspective
2. Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems of Animals
3. Cell Division and Inheritance
4. Evolution: History and Evidence
5. Evolution and Gene Frequencies
6. Ecology: Preserving the Animal Kingdom

Part Two: Animal-Like Protists and Animalia
7. Animal Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Organization
8. Animal-like Protists: The Protozoa
9. Multicellular and Tissue Levels of Organization
10. The Smaller Lophotrochozoan Phyla
11. Molluscan Success
12. Annelida: The Metameric Body Form
13. The Smaller Ecdysozoan Phyla
14. The Arthropods: Blueprint for Success
15. The Pancrustacea: Crustacea and Hexapoda
16. Ambulacraria: Echinoderms and Hemichordates
17. Chordata: Urochordata and Cephalochordata
18. The Fishes: Vertebrate Success in Water
19. Amphibians: The First Terrestrial Vertebrates
20. Reptiles: Nonavian Diapsid Amniotes
21. Birds: Reptiles by Another name
22. Mammals: Synapsid Amniotes

Part Three: Form and Function: A Comparative Perspective
23. Protection, Support, and Movement
24. Communication I: Nervous and Sensory Systems
25. Communication II: The Endocrine System and Chemical Messages
26. Circulation and Gas Exchange
27. Nutrition and Digestion
28. Temperature and Body Fluid Regulation
29. Reproduction and Development