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The Age of Reptiles
Concise detailed review — amply illustrated — of the astonishing creatures that ruled the earth for some 180 million years, with particular emphasis on the tetrapods (four-legged vertebrates that lived during the years of reptilian dominance). Also examines interrelationships between amphibians and reptiles, birds and mammals, and between these creatures and their environm ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published March 18th 1997 by Dover Publications
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Here, There Be Dragons!
Edwin H Colbert is considered by many to be one of the top vertebrate paleontologist of the 20th century. He was also a prolific writer of science books for students, scientist and the general public. The Age of Reptiles was first published in 1965 and updated in 1997 with this Dover edition. While written for the interested layperson this book reads more like a collage level text-book. The author pulls no punches when it comes to scientific names for both the animals and ...more