Dragons of the air: An account of extinct flying reptiles
by H. G. Seeley
Publisher: D. Appleton & co. 1901
Number of pages: 240
The history of life on the earth during the epochs of geological time unfolds no more wonderful discovery among types of animals which have become extinct than the family of fossils known as flying reptiles. Its coming into existence, its structure, and passing away from the living world are among the great mysteries of Nature.
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