Part 1 The great days of zoology are not done: there are lost worlds everywhere; Cuvier's rash dictum; survivors from the past. Part 2 The man-faced animals of South-East Asia; Nittaewo, the lost people of Ceylon; Orang-Pendek, the ape-man of Sumatra; the not so abominable snowman. Part 3 The living fossils of Oceania: the surrealist dinosaur of New guinea; the incredible Australian bunyips; the Queensland marsupial tiger; the moa, a fossil that may still thrive; waitoreke, the impossible New Zealand mammal. Part 4 Riddles of the green continent: the Patagonian giant sloth; the giant anaconda and other inland "sea serpents"; apes in green hell. Part 5 The giants of the far North: the mammoth of the Taiga. Part 6 The terrors of Africa: three large pygmies - the forest rhinoceros, the water elephant and the spotted lion; the Nandi bear; Mngwa, the strange one; the little hairy men; the dragon St. George did not kill; Kongamato, the last flying dragon. Part 7 The lesson of the Malagasy ghosts: Tratratratra, vorompatra, etcetera.