n Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa - Fossil History of Southern African Land Mammals, Margaret Avery - book review

Volume 74 Number 3
  • ISSN : 0035-919X
  • E-ISSN: 2154-0098
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A Fossil History of Southern African Land Mammals by Margaret Avery is a comprehensive listing of fossil land mammal taxa and palaeontological sites in sub-equatorial Africa south of 15° S latitude. The task undertaken by the author is formidable: over 650 species are listed and over 600 fossil sites mapped, the ensemble spanning the last 45 million years of the Earth’s history (Middle Eocene to Holocene).

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