Fascinating and authoritative, Prehistoric Life is an unprecedented survey of millions of years of life on planet Earth. Featuring an incredible mix of 3-D reconstructions, extraordinary skeletons, and amazingly intricate fossils, it uses the latest scientific research to recreate hundreds of ancient species, from the earliest primitive life forms to the great dinosaurs, early mammals, and even the first humans. Visitors to a natural history museum could not explore the number of examples contained and masterfully illustrated in this definitive work. The contents of Prehistoric Life are organized into three major sections: � Young Earth: Exploring Earth's Past, The Origin of the Earth, The First 500 Million Years, Plate Tectonics, Changing Climates, Life and Evolution, Classification, Mass Extinctions, Types of Fossils, Information in the Fossil Record, Key Fossil Sites, The Geological Timescale � Life on Earth: Archean, Proterozoic, Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous, Permian, Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary � Humans: Human Relatives, Human Ancestors, Origins of Modern Humans, Out of Africa, European Hunter Gatherers, Paleolithic Cave Art, After the Ice Prehistoric Life will be a highly valued addition to the library of every reader with an interest in fossils, paleontology and an appreciation for the natural history of life on Earth.

Prehistoric Life

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