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Mammals on the European Stage

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Science  05 Jul 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5578, pp. 57-58
DOI: 10.1126/science.1073295

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Mammoths, Sabertooths, and Hominids 65 Million Years of Mammalian Evolution in Europe. Jordi Agustí and Mauricio Antón. Columbia University Press, New York, 2002. 325 pp. $39.50, £27.50. ISBN 0-231-11640-3.

Agustí and Antón provide a broad overview of the Tertiary history of mammals in Europe: the evolutionary changes within the European fauna as well as the fates of immigrant taxa that arrived from other continents.