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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In Dashanpu, however, dinosaur skeletons were so gently fossilized and little-
disturbed that skulls are known for at least three shunosaurs, in varying stages of
growth. McIntosh went to Dashanpu in 1984 to see one of the Shunosaurus
The huge sauropods were hardly the only new and enlightening feature of the
Dashanpu discoveries. However the Dashanpu sauropods stood, foraged, and
partitioned the plant resources, it is likely they saw small and agile herbivores ...
Arsenic was among the minerals that slowly entered into the bone during
millennia of fossilization. However they died, the dinosaurs of Dashanpu
represent a distinctive dinosaur fauna. And they date to a time previously not
known for plentiful ...
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