The Wild World of the Future (Animal Planet)

  • Publish Date: 2003-03-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Claire Pye

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The companion book to the television series The Future is Wild!

If dinosaurs roamed the earth millions of years ago, what creatures will be around in the next 5 million years? 100 million years? 200 million years? A team of international scientists, documentary film makers and animators are imagining the future based on present-day science. Their vision of the future comes alive in a 7-part television series and The Wild World of the Future, a fascinating introduction to evolution, geology and biology. It clearly explains how the amazing creatures of the future will evolve and what our planet may look like millions of years from now.

The Wild World of the Future:

  • Profiles 36 amazing creatures including the bumblebeetle, scrofa, poggle and sharkopath
  • Explains how the Earth changes, how it may change in the future and what habitats will develop
  • Describes past evolution and adaptation such as how the Cactus finch evolved on the Galpagos Islands
  • Shows future evolution in action-how a snail becomes a desert hopper
  • Invites kids to imagine their own future with a behind-the-scenes look at the science of the show and tips for creating their own creatures
  • Features 200 color photographs and illustrations, a glossary and index

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