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Re: Recent Vert Paleo Textbook

At 07:05 PM 8/21/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>can someone recommend the best and most recent vertebrate paleontology book
>out there. I've always been impressed by Carrol's (sp?) Vertebrate
>Paleontology and Evolution, but it's a bit out of date, I think. Have there
>been revisions?

Haven't seen revisions for Carroll yet (his new book is more a discussion of
patterns and process in vert evolution than a review of the major taxa and
their anatomy).

The new edition of Mike Benton's Vertebrate Palaeontology is very up-to-date
(references to 1996 papers).

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist     Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
Dept. of Geology              Email:th81@umail.umd.edu
University of Maryland        Phone:301-405-4084
College Park, MD  20742       Fax:  301-314-9661