A lavish volume in celebration of the astonishing fossils uncovered in Abu Dhabi's deserts, a region once lush, green, and teeming with now-extinct animals This lavish volume celebrates the astonishing wealth of fossils uncovered in recent decades in Abu Dhabi's desert. These prehistoric findings, around seven million years in age, record a period when the region was lush, green, and teeming with diverse mammals, all now extinct. With more than one hundred full-color photographs, including reconstructions of extinct animals, this book is both a visual delight and a unique glimpse into Arabia's ancient past. All text in the book is presented in both English and Arabic.
Publisher: Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University
Number of pages: 120
Weight: 1344 g
Dimensions: 319 x 247 x 24 mm
"The best general summary of fossils from the United Arab Emirates available, and is a useful resource for students, scientists, policy makers, and the public."--Choice
Won the 2017 Choice Award for Outstanding Academic Title