The Evolution of perissodactyls

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Oxford University Press, 1989 - 537 pàgines
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This new treatise is comprised of 24 papers covering virtually every recent development regarding fossil horses, rhinos, tapirs, and their extinct relatives. It includes materials currently available in no other reference, such as information on the oldest known rhino and the oldest known perissodactyl, as well as papers debunking myths about the evolution of horses, and strong evidence that hyraxes are not related to elephants. The summary chapter includes useful charts which show the relationships of all perissodactyl genera, their distribution in time and space, and a new classification of the order.

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Leonard Burton Radinsky 19371985 James A Hopson
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A brief historical review of perissodactyl classification Robert M Schoch
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Radinskya yupingae a perissodactyllike mammal from the late Paleocene of southern China Malcolm C McKenna Chow Minchen Ting Suyin and Lu...
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Chair and Professor of Geology, Occidental College and Lecturer in Geobiology, California Institute of Technology.

Robert M. Schoch, Ph.D., a full-time faculty member at the College of General Studies at Boston University since 1984, earned his Ph.D. in geology and geophysics at Yale University. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, LOGAN YONAVJAK has been active with the Rhine Research Center in Durham, North Carolina, the nation's premier facility for studying the paranormal.

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