Land of the Lost

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Science  17 Feb 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5763, pp. 957
DOI: 10.1126/science.1123434

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Twilight of the Mammoths. Ice Age Extinctions and the Rewilding of America. By Paul S. Martin. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 2005. 270 pp. $29.95, €18.95. ISBN 0-520-23141-4. Organisms and Environments.

The author interweaves the case for the "overkill" hypothesis for the extinction of the Pleistocene megafauna with an overview of his career.