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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Horner reasoned further that duckbills fed in the lowlands but came away from
the egg-damaging acid coastal soils to drier uplands. "Like birds, they made
huge nesting colonies," says Horner. So Horner looked to the Cretaceous
dinosaurs, and duckbills and horned dinosaurs in particular, are the best
understood of any dinosaur groups. Paleontologists have found the complete
skeletons of adult duckbilled dinosaurs, down to skin and ossified tendons.
Where skulls ...
Upland lived more conservative-appearing duckbills, such as Maia- saura.
Matthew Carrano, a precocious Brown University undergraduate, drew an
intriguing parallel between duckbills and modern cud-chewing mammals in a
presentation at ...
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The Truth About Dinosaurs
Glossary of Essential Terms
Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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