The book, which is wrtten in the style of Alfred Sherwood Romer's Vertebrate Paleontology, presents the most recent overall coverage of this subject. At the rear of the book is a 53-page Classification list which lists every genus known at the time of publication, along with locality and stratigraphic range.
Early mammalian evolutionary experiments: before the extinction of the dinosaurs, most early mammals were thought to be small, nocturnal, and terrestrial. A new large Middle Jurassic fossil with fur and a beaverlike tail suggests that some were aquatic.(PALEONTOLOGY)
Feb 24, 2006; Mammals of the Mesozoic era (248 to 65 million years ago) generally are considered to be primitive, shrewlike creatures living in...