My book of fossils / Dr. Dean Lomax.
Book | DK Publishing | 2022 | First American edition.

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Edition
First American edition.
Description
96 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series
Dorling Kindersley Publishing book
My book of
Bibliography
Includes glossary and index.
Contents
What are fossils? -- Types of fossils -- Making a fossil -- Fossil record -- Fossil sites -- Paleontology tools -- Collecting fossils -- Stromatolite -- Cooksonia -- Zamites -- Pecopteris -- Lepidodendron -- Porana -- Woodocrinus -- Rhizopoterion -- Thecosmilia -- Pygurus -- Didymograptus -- Tibia -- Hallucigenia -- Tullimonstrum -- Trilobites -- Pterygotus -- Archimedes -- Aviculopecten -- Meganeura -- Cyrtospirifer -- Cylindroteuthis -- Ammonites -- Gemstone fossils -- First fossil finders -- Pycnodus -- Otodus megalodon -- Coccosteus -- Drepanaspis -- Tiktaalik -- Eryops -- Echmatemys -- Edaphosaurus -- Stenopterydius -- Elasmosaurus -- Scaphognathus -- Platecarpus -- Dinosaurs -- Stegosaurus -- Euoplocephalus -- Ornithopods -- Patagotitan -- Khaan -- Triceratops -- Stegoceras -- Tyrannosaurus -- Velociraptor -- Archaeopteryx -- Confuciusornis -- Dinornis -- Dorudon -- Prehistoric world -- Morganucodon -- Gomphotherium -- Ursus spelaeus -- Coelodonta -- Smilodon -- Mammuthus -- Mylodon -- Australopithecus -- Excavation -- Recent discoveries -- Future fossils -- All together -- Glossary.
Summary
"Unearth the treasures from the prehistoric world underneath your feet. From glittering ammonites to razor-sharp dinosaur claws and delicate leaf impressions, uncover our world's prehistoric past through the incredible fossils left behind. Arranged by plant or animal type, there are profiles of 50 key fossils, including well-loved favorites, such as Triceratops, and more curious remains, such as fossil fish teeth. Learn all about how fossils form, where they are found, and how ancient animals are reconstructed. Filled with facts and containing newly discovered species, even the biggest fossil fans will learn something new from this book. Stunning photographs can be studied in detail, while pronunciation guides help with tricky names, and a visual index provides a quick overview of all the key plants and animals in the book."-- Amazon.
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Subtitle on cover: A fact-filled guide to prehistoric life
ISBN
9780744049947 (hardcover)
0744049946 (hardcover)
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