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On the track of unknown animals

Author: Bernard Heuvelmans
Publisher: London ; New York : Kegan Paul International ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1995.
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Cryptozoology is the science of hidden animals, and aims to discover and describe animals of the present. Taking account of "new discoveries", this book serves as both a popular introduction to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Heuvelmans
ISBN: 0710304986 9780710304988
OCLC Number: 31076126
Description: xxxv, 677 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Gerald Durrell --
Pt. 1. The Great Days of Zoology Are Not Done. 1. There are Lost Worlds Everywhere. 2. Cuvier's Rash Dictum. 3. The Survivors from the Past --
Pt. 2. The Man-Faced Animals of South-East Asia. 4. Nittaewo, the Lost People of Ceylon. 5. Orang Pendek, the Ape-Man of Sumatra. 6. The Not So Abominable Snowman --
Pt. 3. The Living Fossils of Oceania. 7. The Surrealist Dinosaur of New Guinea. 8. The Incredible Australian Bunyips. 9. The Queensland Marsupial Tiger. 10. The Moa, a Fossil that May Still Thrive. 11. Waitoreke, the Impossible New Zealand Mammal --
Pt. 4. Riddles of the Green Continent. 12. The Patagonian Giant Sloth. 13. The Giant Anaconda and Other Inland 'Sea-Serpents'. 14. Apes in Green Hell --
Pt. 5. The Giants of the Far North. 15. The Mammoth of the Taiga --
Pt. 6. The Terrors of Africa. 16. Three Large Pygmies: the Forest Rhinoceros, the Water Elephant and the Spotted Lion. 17. The Nandi Bear, an East African Proteus. 18. Mngwa, the Strange One.
Other Titles: Sur la piste des bêtes ignorées.
Responsibility: by Bernard Heuvelmans ; translated from the French by Richard Garnett ; with 120 drawings by Alika Lindbergh and an introduction by Gerald Durrell.
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