Visual Dictionary of Prehistoric Life

Visual Dictionary of Prehistoric Life

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"Eyewitness Visual Dictionaries" show what specific parts look like, name them, and also put them in context to enable understanding of their meaning. This book looks at the evolution of all major types of plants and animals, from primitive bacteria to human beings. It gives access to the anatomy and classification of prehistoric plants and animals, all illustrated with photographs, artworks, fossils or more

Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 254 x 306 x 12mm | 680.39g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations and photographs
  • 0751310573
  • 9780751310573

Table of contents

Prehistoric time; Precambria time; the Palaeozoic era; the Mesozoic era; the Cenozoic era; spore-bearing plants; symnosperms; flowering plants; early invertebrates; molluscs and brachiopods; echinoderms and arthropods; primitive fishes; the rise of modern fishes; the rise of amphibians; primitive and synapsid reptiles; marine reptiles; relatives of the dinosaurs; saurischian dinosaurs; ornithischian dinosaurs; the earliest birds; primitive mammals; carnivorous mammals; hoofed mammals; elephants and their kin; more

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