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Once & future giants : what Ice Age extinctions tell us about the fate of Earth's largest animals

Verfasser/in: Sharon Levy
Verlag: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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"Until about 13,000 years ago, North America was home to a menagerie of massive mammals. Mammoths, camels, and lions walked the ground that has become Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles and foraged on the marsh land now buried beneath Chicago's streets. Then, just as the first humans reached the Americas, these Ice Age giants vanished forever. In Once and Future Giants, science writer Sharon Levy digs through the  Weiterlesen…
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Levy, Sharon, 1959-
Once and future giants.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010025763
(OCoLC)641525334
Medientyp: Dokument, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Internet-Ressource, Computer-Datei
Alle Autoren: Sharon Levy
ISBN: 9780199708420 0199708428
OCLC-Nummer: 704541791
Beschreibung: 1 online resource (xvi, 255 p.) : ill., map.
Inhalt: Elegy for the mastodon --
Mammoth tracks --
Giants down under --
Wild dreams --
Wild realities --
The big heat --
Dead beasts walking.
Andere Titel Once and future giants
Verfasserangabe: Sharon Levy.
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At the close of the last Ice Age a whole menagerie of giant beasts vanished forever. In ONCE AND FUTURE GIANTS, Sharon Levy argues that understanding this mass extinction will be critical to the  Weiterlesen…

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