Survivors: The Animals and Plants that Time has Left Behind (Text Only)
By Richard Fortey
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This ebook edition does not include illustrations. An awe-inspiring journey through the eons and across the globe, in search of visible traces of evolution in the living
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Survivors: The Animals and Plants that Time has Left Behind (Text Only)
1 September 2011
40.97 MB
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Natural History: General


Praise for THE EARTH: 'A dazzling achievement. Richard Fortey is without peer among science writers.' Bill Bryson Praise for LIFE: 'This is not a book for people who like science books. It is...
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Author Biography

Richard Fortey retired from his position as senior palaeontologist at the Natural History Museum in 2006. He is the author of several books, including 'Fossils: A Key to the Past', 'The Hidden Landscape' which won The Natural World Book of the Year in 1993, 'Life: An Unauthorised Biography', 'Trilobite!' and 'The Earth: An Intimate History'. He was elected President of the Geological Society of London for its bicentennial year of 2007, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society.