From the icy Arctic wastes of Alaska to the tropical swamps of Florida, North America is home to an amazingly rich diversity of wildlife. Yet when humans first entered the continent at the end of the last Ice Age 13,000 years ago, they would have encountered many more fascinating and bizarre creatures, such as ground sloths and glyptodonts, mastodons and mammoths. When you add to this list camels and horses, sabre and scimitar-toothed cats, dire wolves, lions and cheetahs, it is no wonder that Ice-Age North America has been ...

Wild New World 2002, BBC Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780563534259