Eyewitness Fossil

Eyewitness Fossil

Book - 2004
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A photo essay about different types of fossils, from bacteria and algae to birds and mammals. New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text! Here is an original and exciting new look at fossils - the remains of long-vanished animals and plants. Stunning real-life photographs of the spectacular remains of ancient lives offer a unique "eyewitness" view of what fossils are, how they were formed, and how they lived millions of years ago. See pearls that are 50 million years old, a dinosaur's toe, a troublesome "snake" that was turned to stone, a fossilized human being, and a snail made of precious stones. Learn how fossils are formed, how trilobites have been preserved for 590 million years, where to look for a belemnite, and how fossils helped the pharaohs of ancient Egypt. Discover which are the most precious fossils in the world, where ammonites lived, how big mammoths were, what a devil's toenail looks like, and much, much more. Annotation. Learn how fossils are formed, how trilobites have been preserved for 590 million years, where to look for a belemnite, and how fossils helped the pharaohs of ancient Egypt. Discover which are the most precious fossils in the world, where ammonites lived, how big mammoths were, what a devil's toenail looks like, and much, much more.
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2004
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9780756606824
9780756606817
0756606810
0756606829
Characteristics: 72 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Keates, Colin

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