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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Jensen did not get around to formally dubbing Supersaurus and Ultrasaurus until
October 1985, after his retirement. He did so in a rather obscure Brigham Young
University journal, The Great Basin Naturalist, and in a manner that left his ...
There he took the unusual step of withdrawing his assignment of a neck vertebra
to Ultrasaurus. He redubbed it diplodocid, in keeping with the backbone's forked
spines. And Jensen noted, the biggest scapula from Dry Mesa should be the ...
Is Seismosaurus truly the longest dinosaur? Ultrasaurus the biggest? Jack
McIntosh of Wesleyan University, the only paleontologist to attempt to thoroughly
organize sauropods, is the person best qualified to judge the assertions of
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The Truth About Dinosaurs
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