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Part I: The Background: The Archean and Proterozoic Eons
Chapter 1. The Background. The Archean (4.5 Million to 2500 Million Years Ago)
Chapter 2. The Background. The Proterozoic (2.5 Billion to 542 Million Years Ago)
Part II: The Fossil Sites: Rare and Extraordinary
Chapter 3. The Misty Coasts of Newfoundland
Chapter 4. The Nama Fauna of Southern Africa
Chapter 5. The Ediacara Hills
Chapter 6. The White Sea's Windswept Coasts
Chapter 7. Podolia's Green Valleys
Chapter 8. The Siberian Tundra
Chapter 9. The Urals
Chapter 10. The Canadian Cordillera
Chapter 11. Beyond the Major Sites
Part III: Other Evidence of Animalia
Chapter 12. First Trace of Motion
Chapter 13. The World of the Very Small: Fueling the Animalia
Part IV: A Dramatic Crossroads—The Cambrian "Explosion"?
Chapter 14. Body Plans, Strange and Familiar, and the Enigma of 542
Atlas of Precambrian Metazoans

The Rise of Animals
Evolution and Diversification of the Kingdom Animalia
Publication Date: 28 Jan 2008
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 9.25" x 11.5"
Page Count: 344 pages
Illustrations: 677 color illus.
ISBN: 9780801886799