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Mammoth

Mammoth

The Resurrection Of An Ice Age Giant

In this adventure-filled narrative, science writer Richard Stone follows two groups of explorers–one a Russian-Japanese team, the other a French-led consortium–as they battle bitter cold, high winds, and supply shortages to carry out their quest. Armed with GPS, ground-penetrating radar, and Soviet-era military helicopters, they seek an elusive prize: a mammoth carcass that will help determine how the creature lived, how it died–and how it might be brought back to life.A riveting tale of high-stakes adventure and scientific hubris, Mammoth is also an intellectual voyage through uncharted moral terrain, as we confront the promise and peril of resurrecting creatures from the deep past.
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Genre: Nonfiction / Science

On Sale: September 19th 2002

Price: $15 / $18 (CAD)

Page Count: 264

ISBN-13: 9780738207759

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