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Mammoths, Sabertooths, and Hominids

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Description for Mammoths, Sabertooths, and Hominids Paperback. This book covers mammalian evolution from the aftermath of the dinosaur extinction to the glacial climax of the Pleistocene epoch, from early lemur-like primates to giant cold-climate adapted mega-mammals, such as the woolly mammoth or mastodon. Num Pages: 328 pages, 116 black & white illustrations, 16 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSVW7. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 249 x 173 x 18. Weight in Grams: 604.
Mammoths, Sabertooths, and Hominids takes us on a journey through 65 million years, from the aftermath of the extinction of the dinosaurs to the glacial climax of the Pleistocene epoch; from the rain forests of the Paleocene and the Eocene, with their lemur-like primates, to the harsh landscape of the Pleistocene Steppes, home to the woolly mammoth. It is also a journey through space, following the migrations of mammal species that evolved on other continents and eventually met to compete or coexist in Cenozoic Europe. Finally, it is a journey through the complexity of mammalian evolution, a review of the ... Read more

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About Agusti, Jordi; Anton, Mauricio
Jordi Agusti is ICREA Research Professor at the Institut de Paleoecologia Humana in Tarragona, Spain. He is a prominent specialist in fossil mammalian faunas of Europe, having conducted a number of European projects as well as field campaigns in Spain, Georgia, and northern Africa. Mauricio Anton is a paleontological artist based at the National Museum of Natural Sciences in Madrid. ... Read more

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An exceptionally valuable, scholarly, yet widely accessible broad outline of the dazzling evolutionary history of the mammalian faunas and selected lineages during the Age of Mammals, the Cenozoic...an important contribution for those paleontologists and zoologists who are not mammal specialists, yet have wide-ranging interests in macroevolution. Very highly recommended. Choice A rich paleontological panorama...What struck me most forceably about the ... Read more

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