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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convinced Museum president Henry Fairfield Osborn to authorize him to lead a
motorized expedition across the Gobi. Andrews was pushing a long shot. He had
seen promising-looking outcrops for fossils while hunting for game in the Gobi.
how a new breed of scientists is revolutionizing our understanding of dinosaurs
Don Lessem. From 1946 through 1949, Soviet paleontologists carried out
extensive digs in the Gobi, unearthing several well-preserved large-dinosaur
The peculiarities of these specimens, together with other contemporary
discoveries of mammals in North America, showed that Andrews's notions about
the origins of placental mammals in the Gobi were oversimplified. In the
southwest Gobi, ...
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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
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Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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