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This introduction to the life of the past as revealed through fossils includes: -Descriptions of the typical plants and animals of major geological eras -Maps showing where fossils can be found -The history of the development of life on earth Full-color…

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The great dinosaur bone beds of the American and Canadian West are world famous and have yielded spectacular fossil finds. But the eastern United States and maritime Canada, where dinosaurs also roamed in great numbers, have been equally important to the study of…

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The diminishing population of African and Asian elephants can be compared to the extinction of other elephant-like species, such as mammoths and mastodonts, which occurred more than ten thousand years ago. The purpose of this book is to use the ecology and…

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Amniote Origins integrates modern systematic methods with studies of functional and physiological processes, and illustrates how studies of paleobiology can be illuminated by studies of neonatology. For this reason, comparative anatomists and physiologists,…

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The family Equidae have an extensive fossil record spanning the past 58 million years, and the evolution of the horse has frequently been used as a classic example of long-term evolution. In recent years, however, there have been many important discoveries of…

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Complete beginner's guide, with vertebrate and invertebrate fossil descriptions.

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Life in Stone is the first booik to focus on British Columbia’s fossils. Each of its chapters is written by a specialist for a general audience, and each is devoted to a separte fossil group that is particularly well represented in the province. British…

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This concise volume covers the major aspects of Lebanese amber-- its origins 130 million years ago, its role as a commodity in ancient cultures, and its study and collection today. The book examines each plant and animal fossil recovered from the resin, and…

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Beginning in the 1990s, fossils unearthed in Australia and New Zealand began to reshape the debates around some of paleontology's most hotly contested questions: how dinosaurs and birds are related, whether dinosaurs were warm-blooded, and when and how the…

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What is a fossil? Sometimes it's the imprint of an ancient leaf in a rock. Or it could be the skeleton of a dinosaur that has turned to stone! With clear prose and lovely, full-color illustrations, award-winning author and illustrator Aliki describes the…

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