The Hidden Life of Life: A Walk through the Reaches of Time

The Hidden Life of Life: A Walk through the Reaches of Time

by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780271081014
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 03/05/2018
Series: Animalibus Series: Of Animals and Cultures , #13
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 678,008
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, an anthropologist and animal behaviorist, has published thirteen previous books, including the New York Times best seller The Hidden Life of Dogs, Dreaming of Lions, The Tribe of Tiger, The Old Way, and The Hidden Life of Deer. Her most recent book is Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind, coauthored with Sy Montgomery. She lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Learn more at

Table of Contents


1. About This Book

2. Our Bedroom

3. Microbes

4. Protists

5. Fungi

6. Animals

7. Dry Land

8. Lichens

9. Plants

10. Arthropods on Land

11. Vertebrates

12. Amphibians

13. Proto-Mammals

14. Dinosaurs

15. Pterosaurs

16. Crocodiles

17. Birds

18. Mammals

19. From Monkeys to the Missing Link

20. The Line to Homo Sapiens

21. Neandertals

22. Why Do We Look the Way We Look?

23. The San, Formerly Known as Bushmen

24. Gaia’s Rule One: Find a Source of Energy

25. Gaia’s Rule Two: Protect Yourself

26. Gaia’s Rule Three: Reproduce

27. The Present

28. The Future



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