Have you ever heard of the Megalodon or monster shark? This shark was one of the largest marine predators to ever live measuring in at 18 metres (59 feet) in length. Approximately, 2.6 million years ago this shark became extinct leaving behind only fossils and teeth that have been collected off the coast of South Carolina. These ginormous teeth show us just how big the Megalodon shark really was!
Examine the evolution and extinction of animals throughout history. Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction focuses on the history and theories associated with the extinction of plant and animal life. Written by experts in the fields of zoology, paleontology and environmental science, this encyclopedia contains a wealth of information relating to the evolution and extinction of animals from various continents and different historical time periods. This resource is perfect for students studying or anyone interested in extinct life forms including plants & trees, sharks & fish, primates, dinosaurs and mammals.
To access this fantastic online encyclopedia, search for Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction in the Caledon Public Library catalogue. Connect to the Gale Virtual Reference Library by clicking on the link listed under the book record. After opening this link you will be asked to enter your library barcode number before you are able to read this electronic book.