Eggs, Nests, and Baby Dinosaurs: A Look at Dinosaur Reproduction

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Indiana University Press, 1999 - Nature - 336 pages
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"... a brilliant combination of imagination and science—and one of the best popular science books of the year." —Library Journal (starred review)

Presented with clarity and wit, Carpenter's exploration offers the very latest information on dinosaur eggs, hatchlings and babies, as well as a detailed look at dinosaur courtship, mating, nests, and physical development. Included: an extensive directory of dinosaur egg and baby discovery sites.

 

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Carpenter, who is affiliated with the Denver Museum of Natural History, previously edited a collection of scholarly papers on this same topic (Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Cambridge Univ., 1994). This ... Read full review

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Page 317 - due to some increased abundance of prey. What more likely than that the immediate ancestors of this dinosaur got their first impulse
Page 322 - Maastrichtian: baby Dromaeosauridae teeth, baby Aublysodon mirandus teeth, baby Tyrannosaurus sp. tooth, baby Theropoda teeth, hadrosaur baby bones, baby ?Ankylosauridae
Page 317 - presented is that the tooth-set gape of Tyrannosaurus is not inconsistent with nurture on sauropod eggs.

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Kenneth Carpenter is an authority on dinosaurs and Mesozoic marine reptiles and is affiliated with the Denver Museum of Natural History. He has edited important collections of papers dealing with dinosaurs, including Dinosaur Systematics: Approaches and Perspectives (with Philip J. Currie).

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