Resurrecting the Shark

Resurrecting the Shark

A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of A 270-million-year-old Fossil

Book - 2017
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"In 1993 Alaskan artist and paleo-fish enthusiast, Ray Troll, stumbled upon the weirdest fossil he had ever seen in a museum-- a platter-sized spiral of tightly wound shark teeth, from the Helicoprion, a mysterious monster from deep time. In 2010 the undergraduate student, Jesse Pruitt, became seriously smitten with a Helicoprion fossil in a museum basement in Idaho. Together, they researched and were able, with others, to reanimate this awe-inspiring beast"-- Dust jacket.
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2017.
Edition: First Pegasus books hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781681773438
Branch Call Number: 567.3 Ewi
Characteristics: 282 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), 1 color map, portraits ; 24 cm


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