Kings of creation: how a new breed of scientists is revolutionizing our understanding of dinosaurs
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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None, that is, except perhaps a few dozen shards of white bone lately found in
the arid scrub plains of the Texas panhandle by paleontologist Sankar Chatterjee
. Reassembled and aligned, these fossils comprise most of the skeleton of a ...
In Chatterjee's find, the bony struts of dinosaur jaws had disappeared, producing
a birdlike and flexible jaw. The braincase was enlarged compared to that of
previously known early dinosaurs, indicating to Chatterjee that this creature had ...
Even Chatterjee's friend Hotton allows, "I think Sankar went about it wrong. He
has a product to sell. He's got to present it in the strongest light. Maybe he just
should have said, 'I've got an interesting small dinosaur here, maybe the smallest
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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
The Truth About Dinosaurs
Glossary of Essential Terms
Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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