The Resource Beasts of Eden : walking whales, dawn horses, and other enigmas of mammal evolution, David Rains Wallace

Beasts of Eden : walking whales, dawn horses, and other enigmas of mammal evolution, David Rains Wallace

Label
Beasts of Eden : walking whales, dawn horses, and other enigmas of mammal evolution
Title
Beasts of Eden
Title remainder
walking whales, dawn horses, and other enigmas of mammal evolution
Statement of responsibility
David Rains Wallace
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wallace, David Rains
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
QL708.5
LC item number
.W25 2005 (SEL Recreational Science--Nonfiction)
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mammals
  • Mammals, Fossil
Target audience
specialized
Label
Beasts of Eden : walking whales, dawn horses, and other enigmas of mammal evolution, David Rains Wallace
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-314) and index
Contents
Pachyderms in the catacombs -- Dr. Jekyll and the Stonesfield Jaws -- The origin of mammals -- The noblest conquest -- Terrible horns and heavy feet -- Mr. Megatherium versus Professor Mylodon -- Fire beasts of the Antipodes -- Titans on parade -- Five-toed horses and missing links -- The invisible dawn man -- A Bonaparte of beasts -- Love and theory -- Simpson's Cynodont - to - Smilodon synthesis -- Shifting ground -- Dissolving ancestries -- Exploding faunas -- The revenge of the shell hunters -- Simpson Redivius -- Wind thieves of the Kyzylkum -- The serpent's offering -- Anthropoid leapfrog
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 340 p.
Isbn
9780520246843
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Stock number
99953287708
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61129351
  • (OCoLC)ocm61129351
Label
Beasts of Eden : walking whales, dawn horses, and other enigmas of mammal evolution, David Rains Wallace
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-314) and index
Contents
Pachyderms in the catacombs -- Dr. Jekyll and the Stonesfield Jaws -- The origin of mammals -- The noblest conquest -- Terrible horns and heavy feet -- Mr. Megatherium versus Professor Mylodon -- Fire beasts of the Antipodes -- Titans on parade -- Five-toed horses and missing links -- The invisible dawn man -- A Bonaparte of beasts -- Love and theory -- Simpson's Cynodont - to - Smilodon synthesis -- Shifting ground -- Dissolving ancestries -- Exploding faunas -- The revenge of the shell hunters -- Simpson Redivius -- Wind thieves of the Kyzylkum -- The serpent's offering -- Anthropoid leapfrog
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 340 p.
Isbn
9780520246843
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Stock number
99953287708
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61129351
  • (OCoLC)ocm61129351

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