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Who created it? Everhart, Michael J.
What's it called? Sea monsters : prehistoric creatures of the deep / Mike Everhart.
Who published it? Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2007.
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 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  567.937 Eve  AVAILABLE
 SPANISH RIVER Nonfiction  567.937 Eve  DUE 11-29-14 BILLED
What's it like? 191 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 29 cm. + 1 pair 3-D glasses.
Helpful notes! Includes index.
What's in it? What is a sea monster? -- The fossil finders -- In dangerous waters -- Where did they go? -- The making of the 3-D movie.
What's it about? Sharks and dinosaurs--we find them both alien and awe-inspiring. This book is a plunge into the Cretaceous oceans of 80 million years ago, a merciless realm ruled by the most ferocious animals ever to stalk the seas of planet Earth. More terrifying than anything known to humankind, it scarcely seems possible that these swift, massive underwater predators actually existed--but they did. The book interweaves dramatic scenes of the far, far distant past; scientific profiles of nearly two dozen sea monsters; and a group portrait of the eccentric Sternberg family, Kansas-bred pioneers of marine paleontology. From giant sharks and fierce reptiles to the fossil-hunters who proved that today's land-locked Great Plains were once submerged, this book will forever change how we think about marine predators.--From publisher description.
Helpful subjects! Marine animals, Fossil.
Paleontology -- Cretaceous.
Special numbers! 9781426200854
1426200854
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