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

作者: Sharon Levy
出版商: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
版本/格式:   電子書 : 文獻 : 英語所有版本和格式的總覽
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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  再讀一些...
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Levy, Sharon, 1959-
Once and future giants.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010025763
(OCoLC)641525334
資料類型: 文獻, 網際網路資源
文件類型: 網路資源, 電腦資料
所有的作者/貢獻者: Sharon Levy
ISBN: 9780199708420 0199708428
OCLC系統控制編碼: 704541791
描述: 1 online resource (xvi, 255 p.) : ill., map.
内容: Elegy for the mastodon --
Mammoth tracks --
Giants down under --
Wild dreams --
Wild realities --
The big heat --
Dead beasts walking.
其他題名: Once and future giants
責任: 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  再讀一些...

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