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              A Sea without Fish: Life in the Ordovician Sea of the Cincinnati Region
               

              A Sea without Fish: Life in the Ordovician Sea of the Cincinnati Region (Hardback)

              By Davis, Richard Arnold; Meyer, David L.; Contributions by Holland, Steven M.

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              The region around Cincinnati, Ohio, is known for the abundant and beautiful fossils found in limestones and shales that were deposited as sediments on the sea floor during the Ordovician Period, about 450 million years ago. This book synthesizes more than 150 years of research on... this fossil treasure-trove, describing and illustrating the fossils.
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              ISBN 9780253351982
              Released AU 25 Feb 2009
              Publisher NewSouth Books
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series Life of the Past
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              Earth before the Dinosaurs

              Earth before the Dinosaurs (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Steyer, Sebastien; Illustrated by Beneteau, Alain; Translated by Spence, Chris; Illustrated by B?n?teau, Alain

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              An entertaining and informative guide to an astonishing and little-known world

              ISBN 9780253223807
              Released AU 1 Sep 2012
              Publisher NewSouth Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Life of the Past
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              Drawing Out Leviathan: Dinosaurs and the Science Wars
               

              Drawing Out Leviathan: Dinosaurs and the Science Wars (Hardback)

              By Parsons, Keith M.

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              For constructivists, 'nature' and 'reality' are simply what scientists agree to regard as natural or real. Further, the methods and standards of science are mere 'rules of the game' adopted to serve political and social agendas. This book critically examines this view in the ligh...t of some major debates about dinosaurs.
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              ISBN 9780253339379
              Released AU 1 Oct 2001
              Publisher NewSouth Books
              Interest Age Adults / General
              Series Life of the Past
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              Fossil Salamanders of North America
               

              Fossil Salamanders of North America (Hardback)

              By Holman, J. Alan

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              Presents a systematic account of the known fossil salamanders of North America, illustrates and discusses the extinct salamanders, re-diagnosing or redescribing some on the basis of additional information and fossil material.

              ISBN 9780253347329
              Released AU 1 Jul 2006
              Publisher NewSouth Books
              Interest Age Adults / General
              Series Life of the Past
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              Dinosaurs of Eastern Iberia

              Dinosaurs of Eastern Iberia (Hardback)

              Edited by Galobart, Angel; Suner, Maite; Poza, Begona; Contributions by Nieto, Elena; Santos-Cubedo, Andres

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              A vivid introduction to the dinosaurs of Spain

              ISBN 9780253356222
              Released AU 1 Aug 2011
              Publisher NewSouth Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Life of the Past
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              Gaining Ground, Second Edition: The Origin and Evolution of Tetrapods
               

              Gaining Ground, Second Edition: The Origin and Evolution of Tetrapods (Hardback, Second Edition)

              By Clack, Jennifer A.; Illustrated by Beneteau, Alain

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              Discusses the emergence of vertebrate life from the sea

              ISBN 9780253356758
              Released AU 1 Mar 2012
              Publisher NewSouth Books
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Life of the Past
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              Major Transitions in Vertebrate Evolution
               

              Major Transitions in Vertebrate Evolution (Hardback)

              Edited by Anderson, Jason S.; Sues, Hans-Dieter

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              Discoveries of ancient vertebrates are eroding the traditionally recognized differences between the principal groups of vertebrates and radically changing our understanding of the evolutionary history of the major group of animals to which our species belongs. This book describes... this changing scientific landscape.
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              ISBN 9780253349262
              Released AU 11 Sep 2007
              Publisher NewSouth Books
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              Magnificent Mihirungs: The Colossal Flightless Birds of the Australian Dreamtime
               

              Magnificent Mihirungs: The Colossal Flightless Birds of the Australian Dreamtime (Hardback)

              By Murray, Peter; Vickers-Rich, Patricia

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              Over millions of years, Australia's biodiversity has produced a large cabinet of curiosities. Among the weirder members of this group were the Mihirungs, members of the extinct family Dromornithidae. This book is the study of this diverse group.

              ISBN 9780253342829
              Released AU 4 Mar 2004
              Publisher NewSouth Books
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              Series Life of the Past
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              Echinoderm Paleobiology
               

              Echinoderm Paleobiology (Hardback)

              Edited by Ausich, William I.; Webster, G. D.

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              Echinoderms (which include such animals as sea stars, crinoids or sea lilies, sea urchins, sand dollars, and sea cucumbers) have left useful fossil record. This volume highlights the modern study of fossil echinoderms.

              ISBN 9780253351289
              Released AU 18 Jul 2008
              Publisher NewSouth Books
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              Tyrannosaurus rex, the Tyrant King

              Tyrannosaurus rex, the Tyrant King (Hardback)

              Edited by Larson, Peter L.; Carpenter, Kenneth

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              With its massive head, enormous jaws, and formidable teeth, Tyrannosaurus rex has long been the young person's favorite creepy carnivore in the Mesozoic zoo. This collection explores such questions as why T rexhad such small forelimbs; how the dinosaur moved; and, what bone patho...logies tell us about life in the Cretaceous.
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              ISBN 9780253350879
              Released AU 17 Jul 2008
              Publisher NewSouth Books
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series Life of the Past
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