The rise of mammals

by Rake, Matthew,

Format: Print Book 2015
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 569 Rak
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 569 Rak
 
 
Summary

Team up with Ackerley the Acanthostega to travel back 66 million years to the Tertiary and Quaternary periods of prehistoric Earth, when mammals came to dominate the planet. Many of them are now extinct--but not the most powerful of all: humans!

Discover the facts, fossils, and fun science of behind the intriguing mammals of this time period, including killer pigs, the largest land mammal ever, and the earliest humans. The fourth part of the exciting story of life on Earth unfolds through amazing lifelike illustrations and fascinating diagrams, all narrated by a friendly prehistoric guide.

Contents
The rise of the mammals
Evolution timeline
Amazing mammals
Meet the meat eaters
A whale of a time
Monstrous mammals
The killer pigs
Walking whales
Terror birds
Marvelous marsupials
Monkey business
Magnificent mammoths.

Additional Information
Series Rake, Matthew. Prehistoric field guides.
Subjects Mammals -- Evolution -- Juvenile literature.
Mammals, Fossil -- Juvenile literature.
Mammals -- Evolution.
Mammals, Fossil.
Publisher Minneapolis :2015
Contributors Minister, Peter, illustrator.
Audience Ages 8-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
Language English
Description 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
ISBN 9781467763516
1467763519
9781467771979
146777197X
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