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The great fossil enigma : the search for the conodont animal, Simon J. Knell

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The great fossil enigma : the search for the conodont animal
Title
The great fossil enigma
Title remainder
the search for the conodont animal
Statement of responsibility
Simon J. Knell
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Language
eng
Summary
Stephen Jay Gould borrowed from Winston Churchill when he described the conodont animal as a ""riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma."" This animal confounded science for more than a century. Some thought it a slug, others a fish, a worm, a plant, even a primitive ancestor of ourselves. The list of possibilities grew and yet an answer to the riddle never seemed any nearer. Would the animal that left behind these miniscule fossils known as conodonts ever be identified? Three times the animal was ""found, "" but each was quite a different animal. Were any of them really the one? Simon J
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Life of the past
The great fossil enigma : the search for the conodont animal, Simon J. Knell
Label
The great fossil enigma : the search for the conodont animal, Simon J. Knell
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt16gh7mr
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Electronic book
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude : the impossible animal -- The road to El Dorado -- A beacon in the blackness -- The animal with three heads -- Another fine mess -- Outlaws -- Spring -- Diary of a fossil fruit fly -- Fears of civil war -- The promised land -- The witness -- The beast of Bear Gulch -- The invention of life -- El Dorado -- Over the mountains of the moon -- Afterword : The progress of tiny things
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Extent
1 online resource (xx, 413 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253006066
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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