Don Prothero is a well-respected vertebrate palaeontologist who has specialized in the fossil history of rhinoceroses and related forms for many years. This book is monographic in style and provides a detailed review of the history of the group from their appearance approximately 40 million years ago until the present day.

This book, as a consequence, is not for the faint-hearted; it is unashamedly academic in tone and content, but if you want to know about rhinos, their history, their early diversity and ecological plasticity (modern rhinos are not at all like some of their more outlandish forebears) then this...

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