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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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, ...
of the opposing view, that "there was an exchange of faunas between Asia and
North America during the Late Cretaceous, at least of dinosaur faunas — the
mammals, for some reason, did not migrate." Overall, the case for an Asian-
The Protoceratops dinosaurs of Mongolia do have relatives in Montana, recently
found in what were drier and more upland habitats than those common for many
North American dinosaurs, and closer to the harsher conditions of the ancient ...
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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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