Packed with more than 1,000 full-color photographs of over 500 species, this handbook is designed to cut through the complicated identification process and enable you to recognize species instantly.
Expertly written and thoroughly vetted, each entry combines a precise description with annotated photography to highlight a fossil's chief characteristics and distinguishing features. A full-color illustration, showing the fossil as a living animal or plant, as well as color-coded bands providing at-a-glance facts for quick reference, complete every entry.
For beginners and established enthusiasts alike, the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Fossils explains what a fossil is, how fossils are classified, and how to start a collection. To help you in the initial stages of identification, the book provides a visual key that makes it easy to recognize a fossil and place it in its correct genus. Finally a concise glossary gives instant understanding of technical and scientific terms.
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