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    Skulls : an exploration of Alan Dudley's curious collection / Simon Winchester ; skull collection by Alan Dudley ; photography by Nick Mann.
    by Winchester, Simon.
    New York : Black Dog & Leventhal : Distributed by Workman Pub., c2012.
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    9781579129125 :
    1579129129 :
    Bib #: 
    840096
    Description: 
    255 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
    Contents: 
    Amphibians. Frogs ; Newts -- Birds. Seabirds ; Birds of prey ; Game birds ; Kingfishers and hornbills ; Toucans and woodpeckers ; Nightjars and swifts ; Cassowaries, ostriches, and rheas ; Owls ; Parrots ; Passerines (perching birds) ; Penguins ; Pigeons ; Wading birds ; Waterbirds -- Fish. Spiny-finned fish ; Piranha and catfish ; Eels ; Codlike fish and frogfish ; Pike ; Bowfish -- Mammals. Aardvarks ; Armadillos ; Bandicoots ; Pangolins ; Bats ; Carnivores ; Egg-laying mammals ; Even-toed ungulates ; Odd-toed ungulates ; Flying lemurs ; Hedgehogs ; Marsupials ; Moles and shrews ; Opossums ; Primates ; Rabbits and hares ; Rodents ; Sloths ; Tenrecs ; Treeshrews ; Hyraxes ; Elephants ; Whales and dolphins -- Reptiles. Crocodiles ; Lizards and snakes ; Turtles.
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    Includes index.
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    Tells the story of skulls, both human and animal, from every perspective imaginable: historical, biographical, cultural, and iconographic. Presenting details about the parts of the skull (including the cranium, the mandible, the shape and positioning of the eye sockets, and species-specific features like horns, teeth, beaks and bills), information about the science and pseudoscience of skulls, and a look at skulls in religion, art and popular culture.
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