Big Bone Lick : the cradle of American paleontology [E-Book] / Stanley Hedeen ; foreword by John Mack Faragher.
Hedeen, Stanley.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2008
xviii, 182 pages : illustrations, maps.
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Table of Contents:
  • Geologic setting
  • Source of salt and health
  • Indian accounts of great buffalo
  • Gathering the bones
  • Animal incognitum
  • Thomas Jefferson takes an interest
  • A question of tusks
  • William Goforth's stolen specimens
  • William Clark's bountiful collection
  • The faunal list evolves
  • Other mammoth changes
  • Agents of extinction.