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The big cats and their fossil relatives

an illustrated guide to their evolution and natural history

by Alan Turner

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Felidae.,
  • Felidae, Fossil.,
  • Felidae -- Evolution.,
  • Felidae -- Pictorial works.,
  • Felidae, Fossil -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementtext by Alan Turner ; illustrations by Mauricio Antón.
    ContributionsAntón, Mauricio.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C23 T83 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 234 p. :
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL967524M
    ISBN 100231102283
    LC Control Number96003969

    The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives 作者: Mauricio Anton / Alan Turner 出版社: Columbia University Press 副标题: An Illustrated Guide to Their Evolution and Natural History 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Also, the fossil record is evidence of when these cats lived; Lack of fossil evidence does not prove that the cats didn't live beyond the indicated ranges and locations. On the chart, a dot at the end of a time range means that the species or at least one .

    Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives An Illustrated Guide to Their Evolution and Natural History by Turner, Alan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Buy Dogs: Their Fossil Relatives and Evolutionary History by Wang, Xiaoming, Tedford, Richard, Tedford, Richard, Antón, Mauricio (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(43).

    These cats were similar to modern cheetahs and may have been a primitive form of cheetah. The genus is known in North America from fossil remains of two species, M. inexpectatus and M. older M. inexpectatus, from about million years ago, is out of the time range of our park, but M. trumani was f–20, years ago, so they’d fit in nicely. †Adelphailurus kansensis Range of Adrlphailurus based on fossil record Adelphailurus is an extinct genus of saber-toothed cats of the family Felidae and tribe Metailurini [1] which inhabited western North America during the Miocene, living from — Ma and existing for approximately million : Mammalia.


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Paleontologist Turner and scientific illustrator Anton provide a unique and eye-catching account of living and extinct big cats. Following the introduction discussing their evolution, Turner offers 5/5(1).

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[Alan Turner; Mauricio Antón] -- The author and illustrator draw on the surviving seven species of large cats and remains of their prehistoric ancestors to explain and illustrate their anatomy and function, social interaction.

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The term "big cat" is typically used to refer to any of the five living members of the genus Panthera, namely tiger, lion, jaguar, leopard, and snow the snow leopard, these species are able to roar.A more liberal and expansive definition of the term includes species outside of Panthera including the cougar, clouded leopard, Sunda clouded leopard, cheetah.

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Buzaveni. Mauricio Antón Ortuzar (born in Bilbao, Spain) is a paleoartist and illustrator specialized in the scientific reconstruction of extinct life, well known for his influential paintings of hominids, extinct carnivores and other vertebrate fossil groups.

His works illustrate a great number of books, scientific papers, private collections and museums in many parts of the world.