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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Gillette says, "The standard answer is, in excess of one hundred and ten feet. I
say it is the longest dinosaur known, that it is one hundred and twenty-five
percent the length of the longest known dinosaurs according to the tail vertebrae.
(Mongolian paleontologist Artangerel Perle recalls finding thirty-five eggs on his
first field trip in 1969, forty- four at another site, and a hundred more elsewhere,
but word of the discoveries did not reach the West until the 1980s.) Nests and ...
The stratigraphic record on land defines periods closer to one hundred thousand
years, at best, rather than a hundred, a generous guess for a dinosaur's life span.
Determining just what happened to animals at this time, in the sea or on land, ...
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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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The Truth About Dinosaurs
Glossary of Essential Terms
Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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