The colourful story of these long extinct Ice Age mammals which co-existed with humans for about 40,000 years is superbly reconstructed with the help of experts from many fields. It is illustrated with photographs of remains, and cave paintings.
Adrian Listeris a Research Leader in Paleontology at the Natural History Museum, London, and Visiting Professor at University College London. A leading expert on mammoths, he has published over 120 scientific papers on Ice Age mammals. He has also studied mammoth fossils in museums all over the world, and the behavior of living elephants in the wild.Paul Bahnis an independent archaeologist and author ofJourney to the Ice Age(UC Press), and editor ofAtlas of World ArchaeologyandCambridge Illustrated History of Archaeologyamong other books.
Paul G. Bahn obtained a doctorate in archaeology from the University of Cambridge and is an acknowledged expert on Ice Age cave art. He is the author and editor of several books on archaeology and resides in the U.K.