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Crocodile : Evolution's greatest survivor - Lynne Kelly


Evolution's greatest survivor


Published: 20th December 2012
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Following the fascinating history of the crocodile, this story tells the tale of an ancient animal whose ancestors have roamed the earth since the time of the dinosaurs. Addressing the true nature of this intriguing animal, this resource explores its evolutionary survival, the 23 living species in the world today, and the extinction they face due to habitat intrusion. Also explored are the myths and legends surrounding crocodiles and the vicious reputation they have amongst humans.

Encountering the crocodile -- Around the world, in life and legend -- The crocodilian, in form and function -- Studying the crocodilian -- In search of the ancient -- Hunting the crocodile -- Crocodile attacks -- Farming crocodiles -- Showing them off -- Crocodiles in popular culture.

ISBN: 9781741761917
ISBN-10: 1741761913
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 20th December 2012
Edition Number: 1