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.
Results 1-3 of 48
He recommended an Ischigualasto exploration to famed Harvard mammal
paleontologist Alfred Romer, who belatedly mounted a dig in 1958. Romer
returned in 1964 to a site fifty miles to the northeast of the valley and discovered
more fossils ...
Her team collected 150 mammal skulls from the Flaming Cliffs, perhaps 80
million years old, and from younger sediments as well. The peculiarities of these
specimens, together with other contemporary discoveries of mammals in North ...
Bakker, Robert T. "Dinosaur Physiology and the Origin of Mammals." Evolution
25 (1971). . "Locomotor Energetics of Lizards and Mammals Compared."
Physiologist 15 (1972). . "Dinosaur feeding behavior and the origin of flowering
What people are saying - Write a review
KINGS OF CREATION: How a New Breed of Scientists Is Revolutionizing Our Understanding of DinosaursUser Review - Kirkus
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
Kings of creation: how a new breed of scientists is revolutionizing our understanding of dinosaursUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
Glossary of Essential Terms
Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
16 other sections not shown