|Born||May 9, 1947|
|Residence||Wareham, Dorset, England|
|Known for||After Man|
Founder of the speculative evolution genre
|Spouse(s)||Jean Dixon (m. 1971)|
|Children||Gavin (b. 1975)|
Lindsay (b. 1980)
Dixon studied geology and palaeontology at the University of St. Andrews and is best known for his illustrated works of speculative fiction, which largely concern "zoologies of the future": his own visions of how human beings and animals might evolve in millions of years' time. He is considered the founder of the genre of speculative evolution.
- After Man: A Zoology of the Future (1981)
- The Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia (1988)
- The New Dinosaurs: An Alternative Evolution (1988)
- The Children's Giant Book of Dinosaurs (approx. 1990)
- Man After Man: An Anthropology of the Future (1990)
- The Future Is Wild (2003) - with John Adams
- La enciclopedia ilustrada de los dinosaurios y otros animales prehistóricos (2005)
- If Dinosaurs Were Alive Today
- World Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures (2008)
- Ice Age Explorer (Time Machine, No. 7) (1985)
- Natural History of an Alien (aka Anatomy of an Alien) - Discovery Channel/BBC (1998)
- The Future is Wild
- Dixon, Dougal. "Dougal Dixon's website". Retrieved 2019-03-09.
- web page・Biography[permanent dead link]
- Naish, Darren. "Of After Man, The New Dinosaurs and Greenworld: an interview with Dougal Dixon". Retrieved 2015-06-16.
- Dougal Dixon's web page