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By Patrick O'Brien

By learning the dinosaur bones found over the past 2 hundred years, scientists have an idea of ways colossal a number of the dinosaurs have been. Now dinosaur fanatics of every age can see for themselves precisely what "big" capability. shiny and intriguing, Gigantic! places a few of kid's favourite dinosaurs head-to-head with monster vans, cherry pickers, and tanks.

As a baby, Patrick O'Brien used to be fascinated with the illustrations of prehistoric animals in kid's books. This lifelong fascination has grown as he keeps to review and paint those giants of the previous. during this booklet, available to even the youngest picture-book readers, his reasonable, hugely specified illustrations simply express dimension, and supply a desirable research of the giants who as soon as governed the earth.

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Erinaceomorpha Erinaceidae 5 3 8. Soricomorpha Soricidae 39 19 Talpidae 2 0 9. Chiroptera Pteropodidae 14 2 Rhinolophidae 20 3 Hipposideridae 16 5 Megadermatidae 2 0 Rhinopomatidae 3 0 Emballonuridae 6 0 Molossidae 4 0 Vespertilionidae 63 7 Miniopteridae 3 0 10. Pholidota Manidae 2 0 11. Carnivora Canidae 9 1 Mustelidae 18 1 Ailuridae 1 0 Ursidae 4 1 Felidae 17 1 Prionodontidae 1 0 Hyaenidae 1 0 Herpestidae 7 4 Viverridae 11 5 12. Perissodactyla Equidae 2 0 Rhinocerotidae 3 1 13. 4 (continued) Family 14.

Lepus tolai Pallas, 1778 180. Lepus nigricollis Cuvier, 1823 181. Lepus oiostolus Hodgson, 1840 182. Lepus tibetanus Waterhouse, 1841 S. No. Taxon Bhutan − − − − + − − − − − − − − − ? − + ? − ? + ? India + + + + + + + + + − + − + + + − + + + + + − Maldives − − − − − − − − − − − − − − − − − − − − − − Nepal − − − + + − − − − − − − − − EX − + + − + + + Pakistan ? + − − ? 1 33 − − − − − − − − + − − − + − − − − − − − − − − − − − − + − − − − − + − − − − − − − − − − − − − − − − 197. 198. 199. 200. 201.

Petaurista elegans (Muller, 1840) 46. Petaurista nobilis (Gray, 1842) 47. Petinomys fuscocapillus (Jerdon, 1847) Subfamily Callosciurinae Pocock, 1923 48. Callosciurus erythraeus (Pallas, 1799) 49. Callosciurus pygerythrus (I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1831) 50. Dremomys lokriah (Hodgson, 1836) 51. Dremomys pernyi (Milne-Edwards, 1867) 52. Dremomys rufigenis (Blanford, 1878) 53. Funambulus palmarum (Linnaeus, 1766) 54. Funambulus tristriatus (Waterhouse, 1837) 55. Funambulus sublineatus (Waterhouse, 1838) 56.

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