Evolving Eden

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Evolving Eden

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First Sentence AFRICA IS HOME TO MORE THAN 1100 mammal species, or around one-quarter of the total diversity of living mammalian life.
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Isbn10 0231119445
Isbn13 9780231119443
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Languages /languages/eng
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Number Of Pages 269
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Physical Dimensions 10 x 7.2 x 1 inches
Physical Format Hardcover
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Publish Date October 2004
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Publishers Columbia University Press
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Subjects Evolution
Mammals
Science
Science/Mathematics
Africa
Life Sciences - Evolution
Life Sciences - Zoology - Mammals
Paleontology
Science / Paleontology
Earth Sciences - General
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Subtitle An Illustrated Guide to the Evolution of the African Large Mammal Fauna
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Title Evolving Eden
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Evolving Eden
Authors Alan Turner
Mauricio AntΓ³n
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Categories Science
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Description Linking the evidence of the past with that of the present, this exquisitely illustrated guide examines the evolution of the mammalian fauna of Africa within the context of dramatic changes over the course of more than 30 million years of primate presence. The book covers such topics as dating, continental drift, climate change, and both the physical evolution of the African continent and the biological evolution of its mammalian fauna.Restorations of the musculature of mammals and their appearance take into account the affinities between fossil forms and extant species in order to make well-founded inferences about unpreserved animal attributes. Environmental reconstructions benefit from the authors' visits to more than a dozen wildlife preserves in five African countries as well as the use of an extensive database of published studies on the evolution of landscapes on the continent. A detailed and engaging volume, "Evolving Eden" discusses human evolution as a part of the larger pattern of mammalian evolution while responding to the unique interest that we have for our own past.
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Page Count 269
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Published Date 2004
Publisher Columbia University Press
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Subtitle An Illustrated Guide to the Evolution of the African Large-mammal Fauna
Title Evolving Eden
ISBN_100231119445
ISBN_139780231119443

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