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The complete guide to prehistoric life

Author: Tim Haines; Paul Chambers
Publisher: Buffalo ; Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Text and digitally-created illustrations cover more than one hundred of the earliest beasts with profiles on their physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, and distribution across prehistoric Earth.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Haines; Paul Chambers
ISBN: 1554071259 9781554071258 155407181X 9781554071814
OCLC Number: 60834094
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 216 pages : color illustrations, color portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: The rise of life. Cambrian period (543 to 490 mya [i.e. million years ago]) ; Ordovician period (490 to 443 mya) ; Silurian period (443 to 417 mya) ; Devonian period (417 to 354 mya) ; Carboniferous period (354 to 290 mya) ; Permian period (290 to 248 mya) --
The age of reptiles. Triassic period (248 to 206 mya) ; Jurassic period (206 to 144 mya) ; Cretaceous period (144 to 65 mya) --
The age of beasts. Palaeocene epoch (65 to 55 mya) ; Eocene epoch (55 to 34 mya) ; Oligocene epoch (34 to 24 mya) ; Miocene epoch (24 to 5 mya) ; Pliocene epoch (5 to 1.8 mya) ; Pleistocene epoch (1.8 mya to 10,000 years ago).
Responsibility: Tim Haines and Paul Chambers.
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Text and digitally-created illustrations cover more than one hundred of the earliest beasts with profiles on their physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, and distribution across prehistoric Earth.

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