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Fossils: Guide to Location, Identification, and Enjoyment, Revised Edition
Florida is one of the finest places to hunt fossils in North America. For 50 million years Florida was home to hordes of strange and wonderful animals. Their remains accumulated in rivers, springs, and oceans. Today fossilized bones and teeth wash up along streams, banks, and beaches and lie in limerock quarries. This book tells how and where to hunt fossils -- with maps. means of identification, and the history of these fossil treasures. Complete, accurate, and fully illustrated, it includes an outstanding identification section and three original paintings by Christopher Kreider.
This edition contains the latest information on where to hunt fossils in Florida.
"This book is scientifically accurate and professional in every respect." -- Dr. Bruce MacFadden, Associate Curator, Vertebrate Paleontology, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
Robin C. Brown has been a student of Florida's fossil past since childhood. Together with his wife and four children, he has hunted fossils from the Panhandle to the Keys. He did many of the line drawings in this book and most of the photography. He printed all the photographs in his own darkroom. Dr. Brown is also the author of Florida's First People, also published by Pineapple Press.
Paperback $18.95 ISBN 1-56164-114-6
Size: 8 1/2 x 11 208 Pages 40 maps and line
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