The Story Of Life In 25 Fossils

Author: Donald R. Prothero
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231539428
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The twenty-five fossils lovingly portrayed in this book catch animals in their evolutionary splendor as they transition from one kind of organism to another.

The Story Of Life In 25 Fossils

Author: Donald R. Prothero
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ISBN: 9780231171908
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Prothero recounts the adventures behind the discovery of twenty-five famous, beautifully preserved fossils and explains their significance within the larger fossil record, creating a riveting history of life on our planet.

Evolution

Author: Donald R. Prothero
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231543166
Size: 49.28 MB
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The first edition was hailed as the best book on the fossil evidence for evolution, and this second edition will be welcome in the libraries of scholars, teachers, and general readers who stand up for sound science.

The Eocene Oligocene Transition

Author: Donald R. Prothero
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231080910
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The text relates how, during a period of global cooling, the planet's climate and vegetation changed dramatically.

Bringing Fossils To Life

Author: Donald R. Prothero
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231536909
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The leading textbook in its field, this work applies paleobiological principles to the fossil record while detailing the evolutionary history of major plant and animal phyla.

The Princeton Field Guide To Prehistoric Mammals

Author: Donald R. Prothero
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884454
Size: 59.56 MB
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Here is the ultimate illustrated field guide to the lost world of these weird and wonderful prehistoric creatures. A woolly mammoth probably won't come thundering through your vegetable garden any time soon.

Trilobite

Author: Richard Fortey
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307434672
Size: 32.12 MB
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Erudite and entertaining, this book is a uniquely exuberant homage to a fabulously singular species. From the Trade Paperback edition.

My Beloved Brontosaurus

Author: Brian Switek
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466836768
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Switek reunites us with these mysterious creatures as he visits desolate excavation sites and hallowed museum vaults, exploring everything from the sex life of Apatosaurus and T. rex's feather-laden body to just why dinosaurs vanished. (And ...

Fossil Ecosystems Of North America

Author: Paul Selden
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1840765070
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These are windows on the history of life on Earth and can provide a fairly complete picture of the evolution of ecosystems through time.

Great Transformations In Vertebrate Evolution

Author: Kenneth P. Dial
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022626825X
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These are some of the great transformations in the history of life; events that have captured the imagination of scientists and the general public alike. At first glance, these major evolutionary events seem utterly impossible.