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The Macmillan illustrated encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals : a visual who's who of prehistoric life

Author: Dougal Dixon; Macmillan Publishing Company.; et al
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, ©1988.
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Describes over 600 species which are arranged in evolutionary sequence and includes full-color paintings.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Macmillan illustrated encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals.
New York : Macmillan, c1988
(OCoLC)756410965
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dougal Dixon; Macmillan Publishing Company.; et al
ISBN: 0025801910 9780025801912
OCLC Number: 17548041
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 312 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Fishes --
Jawless fishes --
Cartilaginous fishes --
Spiny sharks and armored fishes --
Primitive ray-finned fishes --
Modern ray-finned fishes --
Fleshy-lobed fishes --
Amphibians --
Labyrinthodonts --
Lepospondyls --
Reptiles --
Early reptiles --
Turtles, tortoises and terrapins --
Placodonts and nothosaurs --
Marine reptiles --
Early diapsids --
Snakes and lizards --
Ruling reptiles --
Early ruling reptiles --
Crocodiles --
Flying reptiles --
Small carnivorous dinosaurs --
Carnivorous dinosarus --
Large carnivorous dinosaurs --
Early herbivorous dinosaurs --
Long-necked browsing dinosaurs --Fabrosaurs, heterodontosaurs and pachycephalosaurs --
Hypsilophodonts --
Iguanodonts --
Duckbilled dinosaurs --
Armored dinosaurs --
Horned dinosaurs --
Birds --
Early and flightless birds --
Water and land birds --
Mammal-like reptiles --
Pelycosaurs and therapsids --
Therapsids --
Mammals --
Primitive mammals --
Marsupials --
Glyptodonts, sloths, armadillos and anteaters --
Insectivores and creodonts --
Mustelids and bears --
Dogs and hyenas --
Cats and mongooses --
Seals, sealions and walruses --
Whales, dolphins and porpoises --
Early rooters and browsers --
Early elephants and mastodonts --
Mastodonts, mammoths and modern elephants --
South American hoofed mammals --
Horses --
Tapirs and brontotheres --
Rhinoceroses --
Swine and hippopotamuses --
Oreodonts and early horned browsers --
Camels --
Giraffes, deer and cattle --
Rodents, rabbits and hares --
Lemurs and nomkeys --
Apes --
Humans.
Other Titles: Dinosaurs and prehistoric animals.
Responsibility: Dougal Dixon ... [et al.] ; foreword by Malcolm C. McKenna.

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In a who's who of prehistoric life, readers take a visually spectacular trip through our evolutionary past going back more than 500 million years. All creatures are depicted in full-color paintings  Read more...

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