The Call of Distant Mammoths : Why the Ice Age Mammals Disappeared
The Call of Distant Mammoths Why the Ice Age Mammals Disappeared Author:Peter D. Ward Peter Ward, a distinguished paleontologist and author of five trade books, recreated, in dramatic and colorful language, the global environment of the end of the last great Ice Age. The last of the great woolly mammoths existed on Wrangel Island thousands of years after their extinction elsewhere on earth. Ward examines competing theories about ... more »the courses of the great extinction and considers in detail the role of human settlements on these events.« less
A good book. Its really a book about extinction causes. Tries to explain the extinctions after the most recent Ice Age. Is it true? Hard to say but gives a number of reasons other than overkill. Well worth reading .