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Fossils

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    Assembling the Dinosaur

    by Lukas Rieppel ...
    Narrated by Pete Cross ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 52 min

    Although dinosaur fossils were first found in England, a series of dramatic discoveries during the late 1800s turned North America into a world center for vertebrate paleontology. At the same time, the United States emerged as the world’s largest industrial economy, and creatures like tyrannosaurus, brontosaurus, and triceratops became emblems of American capitalism. Large, fierce, and spectacular ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Sloth Lemur’s Song

    Unabridged

    7 hours 15 min

    A moving account of Madagascar told by a researcher who has spent over fifty years investigating the mysteries of this remarkable island.Madagascar is a place of change. A biodiversity hotspot and the fourth largest island on the planet, it has been home to a spectacular parade of animals, from giant flightless birds and giant tortoises on the ground, to agile lemurs leaping through the treetops. ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Frozen in Time

    Fossils of Great Britain and Where to Find Them

    by Rhys Charles ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours

    A vibrant and richly detailed guide to fossils for readers with a passion for the natural world and those that inhabited it long ago.This is a book for those that want to learn to scan the beach for fossils, who love the simple pleasure of getting outside or those who want to develop their relationship with the world around them. From the Jurassic Coast to the Antrim Coast, our nation is home to ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Footprints

    by David Farrier ...
    Narrated by Mike Grady ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 25 min

    A profound meditation on climate change and the Anthropocene and an urgent search for the fossils—industrial, chemical, geological—that humans are leaving behindA Times Book of the Year • A Daily Telegraph Book of the YearWhat will the world look like ten thousand or ten million years from now?In Footprints, David Farrier explores what traces we will leave for the very deep future. From long-lived ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dinosaurs

    A Very Short Introduction

    by David Norman ...
    Narrated by Patrick Lawlor ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 15 min

    Dinosaurs are fascinating creatures and their popularity seems never ending, fueled by films such as Jurassic Park and documentaries such as Walking with Dinosaurs. Yet dinosaurs (or more precisely non-avian dinosaurs) last trod the Earth 65 million years ago. All we know of them today are their fossilized bones, the tracks and traces that they left behind and, in very rare instances, some of the ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of the World’s Largest Animals

    by Nick Pyenson ...
    Narrated by Mike Grady ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 45 min

    Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. We have hunted them for thousands of years and scratched their icons into our mythologies. They simultaneously fill us with waves of terror, awe and affection – yet we know hardly anything about them.Whales tend to only enter our awareness when they die, struck by a ship or stranded in the surf ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Curious Boy: The Making of a Scientist

    Narrated by Mike Grady ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 27 min

    'Truth and courage are what memoirs need and this one has them both in spades … The unforgotten boy: that is what makes this a book a revelation'ADAM NICOLSON‘Wonderful, absolutely beguiling … I learnt a lot and really loved it’RICHARD HOLMES‘Gloriously evocative’DAILY MAILWhat makes a scientist?Charming, funny and wise, in this memoir Richard ... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Neanderthals Rediscovered

    How Modern Science Is Rewriting Their Story (Revised and Updated Edition)

    Unabridged

    5 hours 43 min

    In recent years, the common perception of the Neanderthals has been transformed, thanks to new discoveries and paradigm-shattering scientific innovations. It turns out that the Neanderthals' behavior was surprisingly modern: they buried the dead, cared for the sick, hunted large animals in their prime, harvested seafood, and communicated with spoken language. Meanwhile, advances in DNA ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Almost Human

    The Astonishing Tale of Homo naledi and the Discovery That Changed Our Human Story

    Narrated by Donald Corren ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 34 min

    This first-person narrative about an archaeological discovery is rewriting the story of human evolution. A story of defiance and determination by a controversial scientist, this is Lee Berger’s own take on finding Homo naledi, an all-new species on the human family tree and one of the greatest discoveries of the twenty-first century.In 2013, Lee Berger, a National Geographic explorer-in-residence, ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Wolf Within: The Astonishing Evolution of the Wolf into Man’s Best Friend

    Narrated by Charles Armstrong ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 3 min

    The genetic history of the dog is a sensational example of the co-evolution of two species, man and wolf, to each other’s mutual benefit. But how did this ancient partnership begin? To answer this question, Professor Bryan Sykes identifies tantalising clues in the recently mapped genetic makeup of both species.Sykes paints a vivid picture of the dog as an ancient and essential ally. While ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Invaders

    How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction

    by Pat Shipman ...
    Narrated by Donna Postel ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 20 min

    Approximately 200,000 years ago, as modern humans began to radiate out from their evolutionary birthplace in Africa, Neanderthals were already thriving in Europe-descendants of a much earlier migration of the African genus Homo. But when modern humans eventually made their way to Europe 45,000 years ago, Neanderthals suddenly vanished. Ever since the first Neanderthal bones were identified in 1856 ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Fossil Hunter

    Dinosaurs, Evolution, and the Woman Whose Discoveries Changed the World

    Narrated by Rachael Beresford ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 5 min

    Mary Anning was only twelve years old when, in 1811, she discovered the first dinosaur skeleton-of an ichthyosaur-while fossil hunting on the cliffs of Lyme Regis, England. Until Mary's incredible discovery, it was widely believed that animals did not become extinct. The child of a poor family, Mary became a fossil hunter, inspiring the tongue-twister, "She Sells Sea Shells by the Seashore." She ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    Narrated by Roy McMillan ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 2 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Shortlisted for the Best Nonfiction Audiobook at the New York Festival Radio Awards 2020.A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'You'd be crazy not to read this book' The Sunday TimesA Guardian Best Book of the 21st C... ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lucy

    The Beginnings of Humankind

    Unabridged

    14 hours 56 min

    The story of the discovery of “Lucy”—the oldest, best-preserved skeleton of any erect-walking human ancestor ever found.When Donald Johanson found a partial skeleton, approximately 3.5 million years old, in a remote region of Ethiopia in 1974, a headline-making controversy was launched that continues today. Bursting with all the suspense and intrigue of a fast-paced adventure novel, here is ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    First Steps: How Walking Upright Made Us Human

    Narrated by Kaleo Griffith ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 16 min

    Humans are the only mammals to walk on two, rather than four, legs. From an evolutionary perspective, this is an illogical development, as it slows us down. But here we are, suggesting there must have been something tremendous to gain from bipedalism.First Steps takes our ordinary, everyday walking experience and reveals how unusual and extraordinary it truly is. The seven-million-year-long ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial