The Rise of Horses: 55 Million Years of Evolution

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One of the world's leading experts on horse evolution traces the origins, evolution, and diversification of the equines. Long domesticated, related to rhinoceroses, and descended from a creature the size of a hare, horses are a fascinating study in evolution. Jens Franzen's account explores the early evolution and eventual diversification of horse anatomy to explain how and why these once widespread and varied mammals became the common horses, zebras, and asses we know today. Beginning with their evolutionary rise roughly ...

The Rise of Horses: 55 Million Years of Evolution 2010, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801893735

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