Ammonites often have artistic, mythological and religious associations, though the reality is much more down to earth. They are cephalopods, represented in today's seas by such animals as nautiluses, octopus, squid and cuttlefish. Since they are extinct, it is only through the study of their fossils and by observing their living relatives that we can piece together something of their anatomy, their habitat and their ecology. One recent significant shift in understanding the lifestyle of these animals has been the move to ...

Ammonites 2002, Smithsonian Books, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781588340474

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Ammonites 2002, The Natural History Museum, London

ISBN-13: 9780565091699