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Eyewitness prehistoric life

Author: William Lindsay; Harry Taylor
Publisher: London ; New York : DK Pub., ©2012.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Explores the origins of life on earth--why it began in the sea and not on land, how dinosaurs ruled for millions of years, and how mammals and humans took over.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012392282
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Lindsay; Harry Taylor
ISBN: 9780756698645 0756698642
OCLC Number: 809864207
Notes: Revised edition of: Prehistoric life / written by William Lindsay ; photographed by Harry Taylor. 1st American ed. 1994.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (72 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps.
Contents: Steps in life --
Changing earth --
Signs of life --
Life in abundance --
Hard covers --
The inside story --
Sea monsters --
Taking root on land --
First four feet --
Forest swamps --
Reptiles reign --
Reptiles like mammals --
The age of the dinosaurs --
Saurischians --
Ornithischians --
Reptiles at sea --
Flying reptiles --
Early birds --
Mammals take over --
Mammal variety --
Elephants and horses --
Mammal islands --
Birth and growth --
Apes and ancestors --
Early humans --
Ice ages --
Extinction --
Fossil finders --
Tree of life --
Diversity of life --
Earth over time.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Prehistoric life
Responsibility: written by William Lindsay ; photographed by Harry Taylor.

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Explores the origins of life on earth--why it began in the sea and not on land, how dinosaurs ruled for millions of years, and how mammals and humans took over.

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