The Dinosaur Heresies: New Theories Unlocking the Mystery of the Dinosaurs and Their Extinction

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Morrow, 1986 - Science - 481 pages
One of the world's leading paleontologists presents revolutionary discoveries about how dinosaur brains worked, how their metabolism influenced their lives, and comments on dozens of other heretical ideas about dinosaur habits and habitats

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User Review  - dswaddell - LibraryThing

Bakker makes compelling arguments concerning ideas such as dinosaurs being warm blooded and covered in feathers which were controversial in the 80's but have largely been accepted today. A good read. Read full review

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User Review  - tnilsson - LibraryThing

This book opened my eyes to a new way of thinking about dinosaurs. Highly recommended even now that Bakker's theories have gained more traction and no longer seem as radical as when he wrote this book. Read full review


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Dr. Robert T. Bakker is one of the most respected vertebrate paleontologists in the world. He is often credited with starting the "Dinosaur Renaissance." He lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Luis V. Rey's dinosaur paintings can be seen in museums throughout the world. His book "Extreme Dinosaurs" received a 2001 Parent's Choice Gold Award. He lives in London, England.

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