PREHISTORIC ZOO by
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PREHISTORIC ZOO

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A study in evolution and zoology, this text, generously illustrated in black and white, presents its subject in a vital manner, free from arid academics. By referring to contemporary animals which the reader is in a position to observe, the authors rescue the prehistoric creature from the limbo of pure theory. Working backwards, they show how prehistoric predecessors of the elephant, the horse, the pig, the cat, the alligator, the camel, the rhinoceros, the giraffe, and many other animals were modified with time and need, evolving finally into their contemporary counterparts. An unusually original informative and lively text.

Pub Date: Nov. 5th, 1959
Publisher: Doubleday