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Earth before the dinosaurs

Author: Sebastien Steyer
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2012.
Series: Life of the past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Introduces the vertebrates that inhabited the Earth before the dinosaurs, including tetrapods that emerged from the sea and adapted to terrestrial life.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastien Steyer
ISBN: 9780253223807 0253223806
OCLC Number: 721905769
Notes: Translated from the French.

The Field Museum Library notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Gift (2012-Q4).
Acc no.: 256337 (pbk.)
Description: xiii, 182 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 26 cm.
Contents: The great transition --
Limbs : how do they work? --
The Pangaean chronicles --
Between Earth and sky --
A brief guide to paleontology.
Series Title: Life of the past.
Other Titles: Terre avant les dinosaures.
Life of the past
Responsibility: Sébastien Steyer ; illustrated by Alain Bénéteau ; translated by Chris Spence ; foreword by Carl Zimmer.
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"This book invites you on a journey to a time before the dinosaurs; a journey into a distant past to discover animals as surprising as they are fascinating." -from the Preface "As when Darwin first Read more...

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