Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Jacobs, Louis L.

Title Quest for the African dinosaurs : ancient roots of the modern world / Louis Jacobs ; with a new introduction by the author
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2000]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
Description xxv, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary "Louis Jacobs reopened paleontologists' eyes to the African continent when he uncovered a major fossil site in the hills of Malawi in the 1980s. During five digging seasons in Malawi and three in Cameroon, Jacobs found the remains of two meat-eating theropods, two herbivorous sauropods, an odd crocodile about the size of a Chihuahua, and rare early mammals. Now in paperback, Quest for the African Dinosaurs includes Jacobs' new introduction, which discusses recent paleontological developments in Africa."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Originally published: New York : Villard Books, 1993
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-306) and index
Subject Dinosaurs -- Africa.
Dinosaurs -- Research -- Africa.
LC no. 00020533
ISBN 080186481X alkaline paper