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 nearly a century of prospecting in these badlands, two hundred miles north
of the Montana border, have come many spectacularly complete skeletons of
duckbilled dinosaurs. They are among twenty species of dinosaurs unearthed
That cloud of uncertainty began to clear one spring afternoon in 1983 in the
badlands on the outskirts of Drumheller. Jack Horner was up from Montana State
University, visiting his friend and fellow dinosaur paleontologist Phil Currie.
More kinds of dinosaurs have been found here in the badlands of Dinosaur
Provincial Park in Alberta than anywhere else on earth. [Photo by author] The
immense badlands of Ischigualasto, in northwestern Argentina, are home. 34
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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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