Ice Age Mammals of North America

Ian Lange

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ISBN: 9780878424030

Ice Age Mammals of North America

A Guide to the Big, the Hairy, and the Bizarre

  Author:   Ian Lange    
  Publisher:  Mountain Press Publishing

Colourfully illustrated descriptions of strange and marvelous beasts form the heart of Ice Age Mammals of North America. You’ll learn about the geologic events that led to the ice ages, along with possible causes for the mass extinctions of so many species. Fun sidebars explore such topics as the enormous size of some Ice Age animals and how DNA analysis is revolutionizing our knowledge of them. You’ll even discover sites where you can view remains of these fascinating creatures today.

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ISBN associated with this title:9780878424030
Item MC0188
PublisherMountain Press Publishing
PublisherMountain Press Publishing
Published onJune 6 2016
Language eng
Pages 224
Format Paperback
Dimensions9.5(in) x 7.5(in)
Shipping weight657(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
A series of articles in Life magazine sparked Ian Lange's fascination with Ice Age animals when he was a teenager. Paintings of gargantuan beasts and a photo of a baby woolly mammoth frozen in the arctic tundra set him wondering about the Pleistocene world and its inhabitants. A retired professor of economic geology at the University of Montana in Missoula, Lange maintains his research of Ice Age animals as a hobby.