The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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The more familiar large species were until recently widespread throughout Africa
south of the Sahara and in the Nile Valley; the pygmy hippopotamus has a
restricted distribution in West Africa. The camel group (Camelidae) was formerly ...
In East Africa, there is evidence of simultaneous presence of the robust and the
gracile australopithecines. There is as yet no sound evidence of the gracile form
and H. erectus living together. On present evidence, then, the robust form had a ...
transitional stages between ape and man, support the theory that Africa is the
continent of man's origin. At the present time Africa is enduring a dry period,
which is diminishing severely the lowland tropical forests and its animals,
especially in ...
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