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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He didn't assign Supersaurus to any family, though its ribs seemed to Jensen to
be like the relatively slender, whip-tailed Diplodocus and its kin. He included no
diagnosis at all with his description of Supersaurus. Jensen called his own ...
Nor did the shoulder bones excavated at Dry Mesa provide clear evidence for
Ultrasaurus or Supersaurus in McIntosh's mind. "But I thought all three were
different." Still, it's possible, says McIntosh, that "Supersaurus and Ultrasaurus
may be ...
To modern scientific speculators the nostril placement suggests it may have had
a trunk. Supersaurus and Seismosaurus are likely members of the diplodo- cids.
Dinosaurs of this family have slender nostrils set above eyes far back in the skull,
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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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