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  • THE OTHER SABER-TOOTHS *
    NAPLES V.L.
    Like the better-known Smilodon, or saber-tooth cat, the scimitar-tooth cats of the New World were fierce predators that killed and consumed the largest of North America's species. This volume synthesizes all currently known information about the scimitar-tooths.Scimitar-tooth cats had serrated teeth that were shorter and stouter than those of Smilodon. Using a mix of new resear...
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    152,00 €

  • THE RISE OF FISHES *
    500 MILLION YEARS OF EVOLUTION
    Fishes that walk, fishes that breathe air, fishes that look like?and are?monsters from the deep. These and many more strange creatures swim through The Rise of Fishes, John A. Long’s richly illustrated tour of the past 500 million years. Long has updated his classic work with illustrations of recent fossil discoveries and new interpretations based on genetic analyses. He reve...
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    89,00 €

  • EXTINCTION AND RADIATION *
    J. DAVID ARCHIBALD
    In the geological blink of an eye, mammals moved from an obscure group of vertebrates into a class of planetary dominance. Why? J. David Archibald's provocative study identifies the fall of dinosaurs as the factor that allowed mammals to evolve into the dominant tetrapod form.Archibald refutes the widely accepted single-cause impact theory for dinosaur extinction. He demonstrat...
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    66,90 €

  • OWLS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA *
    LYNCH W.
    There is no group of birds more mysterious and fascinating than owls. The loudmouths of the raptor world, they peep, trill, toot, bark, growl, shriek, whistle, chittle, whoop, chuckle, boom, and buzz. Indeed, very few actually "hoot." They have become the stuff of lore and legend?from the Roman myth that an owl foot could reveal secrets to the First Nations belief that an owl f...
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    60,00 €

  • BIRDS OF TWO WORLDS *
    GREENBERG, R.
    For centuries biologists have tried to understand the underpinnings of avian migration: where birds go and why, why some migrate and some do not, how they adapt to a changing environment, and how migratory systems evolve. Twenty-five years ago the answers to many of these questions were addressed by a collection of migration experts in Keast and Morton's classic work Migrant Bi...
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    158,50 €