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Little Book of Palaeontology

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Want to know your ichthyosaur from your iguanodon and your belemnites from your brachiopods? Taking in everything from ammonites to dinosaurs to the first humans, this pocket-sized book provides the perfect introduction to palaeontology.

Covers key discoveries over the past 400 years, including the dinosaur found complete with intricate scales and the largest fossil ever uncovered; profiles of pioneering palaeontologists such as Jack Horner, Dong Zhiming and Mary Anning; big questions that palaeontologists are trying to answer today, and much more.

144 pages

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