Kings of creation: how a new breed of scientists is revolutionizing our understanding of dinosaurs

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Simon & Schuster, 1992 - Science - 367 pages
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Half of all known dinosaur species have been discovered in only the past two decades, thanks to a young generation of paleontologists who are reinvigorating the field of dinosaur studies. In Dinosaurs Rediscovered, science journalist Don Lessem describes these adventurous scientists and their remarkable finds. Photos and line drawings throughout.

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KINGS OF CREATION: How a New Breed of Scientists Is Revolutionizing Our Understanding of Dinosaurs

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A Baedeker to the sprawling, brawling world of dinosaur research. Lessem, a science journalist who has founded the Dinosaur Foundation to promote the study of every kid's favorite beasties, delivers a ... Read full review

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Dinosaur paleontology has been a sensationalist science since the beginning; from the Crystal Palace dinner inside a model Iguanodon, to the Cope and March dinosaur wars, to Roy C. Andrews's dinosaur ... Read full review

Contents

The Truth About Dinosaurs
15
Glossary of Essential Terms
23
Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
27
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Don Lessem is the author of over 20 dinosaur books, is a columnist for "Highlights for Children, and served as advisor to Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park and the Walt Disney Co. theme park ride and the "Dinosaurs of Jurassic Park traveling exhibit.

John Bindon specializes in dinosaur illustration. His attention to detail and accuracy in dinosaur art has led him to work on many movies and television specials.

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