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Frozen Fauna of the Mammoth Steppe: The Story of Blue Babe
Frozen Fauna of the Mammoth Steppe: The Story of Blue Babe
by R. Dale Guthrie
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Frozen mammals of the Ice Age, preserved for millennia in the tundra, have been a source of fascination and mystery since their first discovery over two centuries ago. These mummies, their ecology, and their preservation are the subject of this... (read more)

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Visions of a Vanished World: The Extraordinary Fossils of the Hunsruck Slate
Visions of a Vanished World: The Extraordinary Fossils of the Hunsruck Slate
by Gabriele Kuhl
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About four hundred million years ago earthquake activity and possibly major storms caused sudden movements of large quantities of muddy sediment along the seafloor. Animal communities in the path of these sediment-laden flows were instantly engulfed,... (read more)

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Mammoths, Mastodons, and Elephants: Biology, Behavior and the Fossil Record
Mammoths, Mastodons, and Elephants: Biology, Behavior and the Fossil Record
by Gary Haynes
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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... (read more)

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Dinosaur Systematics: Approaches and Perspectives
Dinosaur Systematics: Approaches and Perspectives
by Kenneth Carpenter
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In recent years dinosaurs have captured the attention of the public at an unprecedented level. At the heart of this resurgence in popular interest is an increased level of research activity, much of which is innovative in the field of paleontology. For... (read more)

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Fossil Invertebrates
Fossil Invertebrates
by Paul D. Taylor and David N. Lewis
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Fossil Invertebrates introduces readers to the biosphere as it was hundreds of millions of years ago, when seas teemed with animal forms both familiar and strange: ammonites and corals, mollusks and sponges, crinoids and trilobites. On land, terrestrial... (read more)

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Neanderthals in the Levant
Neanderthals in the Levant
by Donald O. (edt) Henry
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The volume traces the controversy that revolves around the bio-cultural relationships of Archaic (Neanderthal) and Modern humans at global and regional, Levantine scales. The focus of the book is on understanding the degree to which the behavioral... (read more)

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Seismosaurus: The Earth Shaker
Seismosaurus: The Earth Shaker
by David D Gillette
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This scientific detective story is the first book which explains clearly the science used by paleontologists, and the new, cutting-edge techniques that led to the discovery of Seismosaurus, the longest dinosaur yet known----and possibly the largest land... (read more)

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The Lost World of Fossil Lake: Snapshots from Deep Time
The Lost World of Fossil Lake: Snapshots from Deep Time
by Lance Grande
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The landscape of southwestern Wyoming around the ghost town of Fossil is beautiful but harsh; a dry, high mountain desert with cool nights and long, cold winters inhabited by a sparse mountain desert community. But during the early Eocene, more than... (read more)

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Meateating Dinosaurs (Discover the Dinosaurs)
Meateating Dinosaurs (Discover the Dinosaurs)
by Joseph Staunton
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MeatingEating Dinosaurs, profiles meateating dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus Rex, Utahraptor, Giganotosaurus, Velociraptor, and more during the Devonian, Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods. Additional features include: a table of contents... (read more)

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Deep Alberta: Fossil Facts and Dinosaur Digs
Deep Alberta: Fossil Facts and Dinosaur Digs
by John Acorn
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Alberta is well known for its fossil treasures, and author John Acorn is as keen on the long-dead creatures of Alberta as he is on the living. Here, John features 80 of the most noteworthy fossils, fossil locations, and fossil hunters from this most... (read more)

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Tertiary Record of Rodents in North America
Tertiary Record of Rodents in North America
by William W. Korth
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This monograph is the first compilation of all known data on fossil rodents in North America. The author includes illustrations of all fossil families of rodents, the phylogenies for all familes, a discussion of the problematical taxa of rodents which... (read more)

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Dinosaurs, Spitfires, and Sea Dragons
Dinosaurs, Spitfires, and Sea Dragons
by Christopher Mcgowan
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Christopher McGowan sets out to solve some of the enduring mysteries about dinosaurs and other prehistoric reptiles. He makes fascinating comparisons between living and extinct animals while presenting topics that range from gigantism to intellect. In... (read more)

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Plenum Series on Human Exceptionality #18: Eocene Biodiversity
Plenum Series on Human Exceptionality #18: Eocene Biodiversity
by Gregg F. Gunnell
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Initially, this work was designed to document and study the diversification of modern mammalian groups and was quite successful and satisfying. However, as field and laboratory work continued, there began to develop a suspicion that not all of the Eocene... (read more)

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Discovering fossil fishes
Discovering fossil fishes
by John Maisy
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Traces the evolution of fishes over the course of 500 million years, describing the discovery of fossil remains and explaining what ancient fishes tell us about humans' place in the history of life. Offers current scientific information as well as... (read more)

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Fossil Invertebrates
Fossil Invertebrates
by Paul D Taylor
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This book is a magnificent resource for anyone with an interest in fossils and the success of the invertebrates.... (read more)

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Fossils
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Fossils
by Giovanni Pinna
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A translation of Enciclopedia illustrata dei fossili (Instituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 1985). The major aim of this concise but complete illustrated encyclopedia is to teach the reader how to "read" the marks indelibly left in stone by... (read more)

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Sharks Past and Present (Prehistoric Animals and Their Modern-Day Relatives)
Sharks Past and Present (Prehistoric Animals and Their Modern-Day Relatives)
by Marianne Johnston
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This informative series helps students make connections between animals of today and their ancient relatives. The books include photographs of actual fossils, as well as pictures of what scientists think early animals looked like when they were alive... (read more)

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Fossils
Fossils
by Cyril Walker
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The Dorling Kindersley Handbooks are the most visually appealing guides on the natural world in the book marketplace. Featuring more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, along with detailed annotations, Dorling Kindersley Handbooks make... (read more)

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Recent Vertebrate Carcasses and Their Paleobiological Implications
Recent Vertebrate Carcasses and Their Paleobiological Implications
by Johannes Weigelt
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The first English translation of Johannes Weigelt's 1927 classic makes available the seminal work in taphonomy, the study of how organisms die, decay, become entombed in sediments, and fossilize over time. Weigelt emphasized the importance of empirical... (read more)

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Vertebrate Fossils & the Evolution of Scientific Concepts
Vertebrate Fossils & the Evolution of Scientific Concepts
by W. Sargeant
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This comprehensive volume covers a range of topics related to the history of animal life, on land or in water. Issues discussed include the impact of palaeontology on the general public and scientific concepts related to the study of dinosaur extinction;... (read more)

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