|aNo turning back : |bthe life and death of animal species / |cwritten and illustrated by Richard Ellis
|a1st Harper Perennial ed.
|aNew York : |bHarper Perennial, |cc2005
|axx, 428 p. : |bill. ; |c21 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -402) and index.)
|aExtinction (sort of) explained--Mass extinctions--OK, what really happened to the dinosaurs?--The dinosaurs are not extinct after all--Your extinct ancestors--The Pleistocene extinctions--Extinctions (and nonexinctions) in near time (the last 1,000 years)--Death (and extinction) by disease--Threatened species, or under the gun--The anti-extinctions--Rescuing animals from oblivion--Mammals back from the brink--The oceans--Everybody off the train