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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From just a few pointy teeth, Troodon formosus (literally "wounding tooth," the first
word pronounced True-o-dori) was one of the first dinosaurs named, more than a
century ago. Those teeth indicated that Troodon was some sort of small hunter ...
rediscovery, the life history of Troodon has become far clearer. Horner found
Troodon eggs and skeletal remains in Montana, establishing Troodon as less
than six feet in length and one hundred pounds in weight. Currie and Canadian
Chatterjee compared these and other skull features with those known from
Archaeopteryx, and from Troodon, the most birdlike of the late theropods, a
dinosaur from 75 million years ago. He found twenty-three distinctive avian
features in his ...
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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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