No turning back : the life and death of animal species (Book, 2004) [Beloit College]
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No turning back : the life and death of animal species

No turning back : the life and death of animal species

Author: Richard Ellis
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Discusses the reasons why specific species have become extinct, providing additional coverage of species that have been rendered extinct more recently and species that have been saved from extinction.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Ellis
ISBN: 0060558032 9780060558031 0060558040 9780060558048
OCLC Number: 54758679
Description: xx, 428 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Extinction (sort of) explained --
Mass extinctions --
OK, what really happened to the dinosaurs? --
The dinosaurs are not extinct after all --
Your extinct ancestors --
The Pleistocene extinctions --
Extinctions (and nonexinctions) in near time (the last 1,000 years) --
Death (and extinction) by disease --
Threatened species, or under the gun --
The anti-extinctions --
Rescuing animals from oblivion --
Mammals back from the brink --
The oceans --
Everybody off the train.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Richard Ellis.

Abstract:

Discusses the reasons why specific species have become extinct, providing additional coverage of species that have been rendered extinct more recently and species that have been saved from extinction.
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