1 edition of Prehistoric oceans found in the catalog.
Discusses the physical characteristics, behavior, diet, and fossil evidence of prehistoric animals that lived in the ancient oceans.
Includes biographical references (p. 44-45) and index.
|Statement||by Dougal Dixon|
|LC Classifications||QE861 .D59 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||2010925200|
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Sea Dragons: Predators of the Prehistoric Oceans by Richard Ellis starting at $ Sea Dragons: Predators of the Prehistoric Oceans has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. His odes to the seas and their creatures have been books such as The Empty Ocean and The Search for the Giant Squid. Ellis' style is to eloquently detail ocean life and illustrate it with drawings by his own hand. Here, he documents some of the fiercest predators known to have navigated the prehistoric oceans during the Mesozoic era.
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The descriptions are clear and therefore easily understood by laymen like by: 5. Acclaimed marine illustrator and author Richard Ellis offers a splendid, long-overdue look on Mesozoic marine reptiles in his latest book, "Sea Dragons: predators of the prehistoric oceans".
This is a slightly technical book that is aimed for those in the general public already familiar with Mesozoic vertebrate paleobiology after reading books from the likes of Robert Bakker, Gregory Paul and others/5. The fossil evidence shows that the oceans once teemed with sea monsters, and some are still alive today.
Even some of those thought extinct may still be lurking in the ocean depths today. With incredible detail, this book describes: Mosasaurus, the Tyrannosaurus rex of the sea; Megalodon, the shark longer than a school bus/5(29).
Get this from a library. Prehistoric oceans. [Dougal Dixon] -- Discusses the physical characteristics, behavior, diet, and fossil evidence of prehistoric animals that lived in the ancient oceans.
Prehistoric Oceans (Book): Dixon, Dougal: Discusses the physical characteristics, behavior, diet, and fossil evidence of prehistoric animals that lived in the ancient oceans.
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In the days when dinosaurs dominated the earth, their marine counterparts - every bit as big and ferocious - reigned supreme in prehistoric seas. In this book, Richard Ellis takes us back to the Mesozoic era to resurrect the fascinating lives of these giant seagoing reptiles.
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Learn about the monstrous creatures of the ancient seas in the fully illustrated paperback guide, Prehistoric Oceans. Discover the location of long-ago oceans, learn to identify fossils, and start a fossil collection by unearthing the two prehistoric sharks' teeth found in the kit's clay block: one 5inch replica of a million-year-old Giant White Shark's tooth and a real million-year-old Author: Warren Allmon.
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He traces the million-year history of the great ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs and mosasaurs who swam the ancient oceans, drawing on up-to-date research. Buy Sea Dragons: Predators of the Prehistoric Oceans by Richard Ellis online at Alibris.
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A Dolichorhynchops named Dolly travels through the oceans during the late Cretaceous Period. I do not own any rights to National Geographic.In the days when dinosaurs dominated the earth, their marine counterparts - every bit as big and ferocious - reigned supreme in prehistoric seas.
In this book, Richard Ellis takes us back to the Mesozoic era to resurrect the fascinating lives of these giant seagoing reptiles.