The surprising story of Old Bet, the first elephant ever to be brought to America
Many desert travelers have been frightened or awed by this amazing phenomenon
Ever since the days of the Greeks, people have tried to prove that thriving civilizations once existed on huge islands that have since sunk beneath the sea.
One of the most important zoological discoveries of the present century gives us a glimpse at the closest living relative of our fish-like ancestors.
The ghost of the most gigantic animal that ever walked the earth is conjured to life when a lone fossil hunter tracks down the first true footprints left by this stupendous creature, and thrills to the romance of a great discovery.