Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics (Hardcover)

The Miocene Fauna of La Venta, Colombia

By John J. Flynn (Editor), Richard Cifelli (Editor), Richard H. Madden (Editor)

Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 9781560984184, 608pp.

Publication Date: February 17, 1997

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Description

Because of its unique geographic and temporal position, the La Venta badlands in central Columbia hold special significance for understanding the evolution of vertebrate faunas in South America. John Flynn, Curator of Geology at The Field Museum, and other contributors present detailed information and interpretation about the paleobiology and environment of La Venta animals. Includes taxonomic index.



About the Author

Richard F. Kay is affiliated with the Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy at Duke University Medical Center.

Richard H. Madden is affiliated with the Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy at Duke University Medical Center.

Richard L. Cifelli is affiliated with the Oklahoma Museum of Natural History at the University of Oklahoma.

John J. Flynn is affiliated with the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.