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Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics The Miocene Fauna of la Venta, Colombia

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ISBN-10: 1935623850

ISBN-13: 9781935623854

Edition: 2015

Authors: Richard F. Kay, Richard H. Madden, Richard L. Cifelli, John J. Flynn

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Because of its unique geographic and temporal position, the La Venta badlands in central Columbia hold special significance for understanding the evolution of vertebrate faunas in South America. John Flynn, Curator of Geology at The Field Museum, and other contributors present detailed information and interpretation about the paleobiology and environment of La Venta animals. Includes taxonomic index.
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Book details

List price: $80.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 6/9/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 8.48" wide x 11.00" long x 1.28" tall
Weight: 3.168
Language: English

Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska is professor emeritus at the Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw and the University of Oslo. She was the leader of the Polish-Mongolian expedition to the Gobi Desert (1963--1971) that discovered spectacular dinosaurs and mammals. She has devoted most of her scientific life to the studies of the Mesozoic mammals.Richard L. Cifelli is curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Oklahoma Museum of Natural History and professor of zoology at the University of Oklahoma. He has led extensive field explorations of fossil vertebrates in the Mesozoic and Cenozoic of North and South Americas and studied the biogeographical and faunal evolution of…