THE RISE OF THE MAMMALS
See how mammals begin to dominate on Earth, after the great extinction of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Many of these spectacular animals are now extinct, from the mighty creodont and smilodon to the giant Paraceratherium, which was twice the size of an elephant. And, of course, this period saw the evolution of the most powerful mammal of all: Homo sapiens – man!
• Easy reading, bite-sized facts, soft learning at its best.
• Chronological order with timelines running throughout.
• Amazing CGI illustrations.
• A journey narrated by our fun guide, Ackerley the Acanthostega.
Great apes: Homo sapiens: fossils: marsupial mammals: sharks: cats: dogs: whales: woolly mammoth: continents