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    • The History of Life

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Michael J Benton
    • Narrated by: Peter Larkin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here is the extraordinary story of the unfolding of life on Earth, told by Michael J. Benton, a world-renowned authority on biodiversity. Ranging over four billion years, Benton weaves together the latest findings on fossils, earth history, evolutionary biology, and many other fields to highlight the great leaps that enabled life to evolve from microbe to human - big breakthroughs that made whole new ways of life possible - including cell division and multicellularity, hard skeletons, the move to land, the origin of forests, the move to the air. He describes the mass extinctions, especially the Permian....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I really loved it. Very easy to follow along.

    • By Terri Fuqua on 03-22-18

    Regular price: $12.25

    • Why the Dinosaur Family Tree Might Have to Be Completely Rewritten

    • By: Michael J. Benton
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A paper recently suggested scientists need to reorganise the major groups used to classify dinosaurs.

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