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Mammoths, sabertooths, and hominids : 65 million years of mammalian evolution in Europe

Author: Jordi Agustí; Mauricio Antón
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, 2005.
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"With the benefit of recent advances in geological and geophysical techniques, Jordi Agusti and Mauricio Anton trace the processes of mammalian evolution as never before, vividly describing and depicting the mammals that roamed the Earth millions of years ago"--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jordi Agustí; Mauricio Antón
ISBN: 0231116411 9780231116411
OCLC Number: 61129178
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: 328 pages : illustrations (some color)
Contents: PrefaceThe Paleocene: The Dark EpochThe Eocene: Reaching the ClimaxThe Oligocene: A Time of ChangeThe Early to Middle Miocene: When the Continents CollideThe Late Miocene: The Beginning of the CrisisThe Pliocene: The End of a WorldThe Pleistocene: The Age of HumankindIndex
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