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The Complete Guide to Prehistoric Life

Popular Science

By: Tim Haines and Paul Chambers

216 pages, 300 col illus

BBC Books

Hardback | Oct 2005 | #152962 | ISBN: 0563522194
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About this book

Published to coincide with a new series from the Walking With team, Walking With Monsters, this is a comprehensive visual guide to prehistoric animals. Walking With Monsters is the prequesl to Walking With Dinosaurs and Walking With Beasts and completes the picture of life in prehistory. The book is a definitive who's who of the inhabitants of the prehistoric world and contains biographies of 112 animals, explaining behaviour and habitat, based on the latest fossil finds and scientific discoveries. Amongst those creatures featured are the Meganeura, a giant carnivorous dragonfly, abnd the sail-backed Dimetrodon. Coverage is from the Cambrian Period (c.500 million years ago) to the Pleistocene Epoch (c.1.8 million - 11,000 years ago).

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