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 one, perhaps only, common interest of the diners, Bob Bakker and Xiao Xi
Wu, is what they are examining in the blurry color images — dinosaurs. The
pictures are Chinese, taken of the world's finest dinosaur fossil locality — the ...
By law, the construction workers had to cease work and report their discovery, for,
unlike in the United States, fossils in China are privileged property. "Chinese
policy is you have to protect fossils," says Xiao. "Chinese know dinosaur bones ...
Xiao's question came from the backseat of a rental car speeding toward Provo,
Utah, and tailing a van driven by Bakker. The era of the giant sauropods, 145
million years ago, the world Bakker was showing Xiao, is the time Bakker knows
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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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