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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Sereno, Bonaparte, and their party had come to Ischigualasto because the
ironstone of the valley was known to be the resting place of thousands of fossils.
The sediments of the Ischigualasto Formation are 220 million years old, and two
The Ischigualasto Valley has long been known to contain important dinosaur
fossils. In 1930, German paleontologist Friedrich von Huene visited on muleback,
on a side trip from exploring other equally ancient deposits in southern Brazil.
What's more, this most complete of Ischigualasto dinosaurs revealed that the two
other kinds of dinosaurs named from more fragmentary remains in the region
were also herrerasaurs, one a juvenile, the other a full-grown adult version of the
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The Truth About Dinosaurs
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Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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