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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, Extinction (2-Volume Set)

Series: Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

By: Norman MacLeod(Editor), J David Archibald(Editor), Phillip S Levin(Editor)

964 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, colour tables

Cengage Learning

Hardback | Jun 2013 | Edition: 2 | #207726 | ISBN-13: 9781414490670
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NHBS Price: £275.00 $359/€312 approx

About this book

This full-color 2-volume set which is complementary to Grzimek's Animal Encyclopedia, 2nd edition, explores extinction and extinct life in detail. Written specifically for students and general researchers, the set features approximately 80 articles outling major extinctions and related scientifc areas, as well as providing a species-by-species account of extinction.

Entries are written by experts in the field and are peer-reviewed by an editoriral board of academics specializing in zoology, paleontology and environmental science. Additional features include bibliographies of further reading sources, a glossary, contact information for scientific organizations and a comprehensive index.


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