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

著者: Sharon Levy
出版商: 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  再读一些...
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Levy, Sharon, 1959-
Once and future giants.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010025763
(OCoLC)641525334
材料类型: 文献, 互联网资源
文件类型: 互联网资源, 计算机文档
所有的著者/提供者: Sharon Levy
ISBN: 9780199708420 0199708428
OCLC号码: 704541791
描述: 1 online resource (xvi, 255 pages) : illustrations, map
内容: Elegy for the mastodon --
Mammoth tracks --
Giants down under --
Wild dreams --
Wild realities --
The big heat --
Dead beasts walking.
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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  再读一些...

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