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Mammalian Paleofaunas of the World

By: Donald E. Savage and Donald E. Russell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Reading, Massachusetts, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000026

ISBN: 0201064944

Condition: Very Good


"(The authors) have organized a vast compendium of paleontologic, stratigraphic and geographic facts on mammalian faunas of the last 200 million years - a synthesis which has not been attempted in over 70 years. Emphasis is on fossil mammals and the application of the fossil - mammal record to studies in evolution, mammalogy, paleogeography, paleoecology, and stratigraphy, particularly with respect to the last 65 million years of the earth's history." From the publisher. Owner's signature inside. View more info

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North America Through Time: A Paleontological History of Our Continent

By: Lynne M. Clos

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Fossil News: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000031

ISBN: 0972441646

Condition: New


"What part has North America played in the history of life? How did our continent come to be, and how has it changed over time? What was it like during past ages? What were the climate and geography like, and what plants and animals lived here? Where can fossils from each age be found? And where are there public preserves where you can view the fossils in place? North America Through Time is an exciting journey through the history of life and the part our favorite continent has played in it all. Not a dry textbook, it is written for the general reader with a strong interest in science but no p... View more info

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The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America

By: Donald R. Prothero and Robert J. Emry

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000027

ISBN: 0521433878

Condition: Near Fine


"The first part of this book summarizes the latest information in dating and correlation of the strata of late middle Eocene through early Oligocene age in North America, including the latest insights from argon/argon dating and magnetic stratigraphy. The second part reviews almost all the impotant terrestrial reptiles and mammal found near the Eocene-Oligocene boundary in the White River Chronofauna,from the turtles, snakes, and lizards, to the common rodent, carnivores, artiodactyls, and perissodactyls. This is the first comprehensive treatment of these rocks in over sixty years." From the p... View more info