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Shadows of Existence: Discoveries and Speculations in Zoology

By: Matthew A Bille

318 pages, Col illus & col photos

Hancock House Publishers

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #166295 | ISBN: 0888396120
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About this book

Every year, new species are being located and classified, adding to our knowledge of the animal kingdom. Are there undiscovered big cats and unclassified apes hidden in world's forests? Do large animals of unknown type lurk in deep lakes or in oceans? This book lists the discoveries, rediscoveries, controversies, and mysteries of modern zoology.


Contents

CONTENTS: Introduction; Section I: New Creatures; Section II: In the Shadows of Extinction; Section III: The Classic Mystery Animals; Section IV: Miscellanea; Note On Taxonomy; Index.


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