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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extinction at the end of the Cretaceous, 65 million years ago, saw the end of all
dinosaurs, smaller versions of large plant-eating dinosaurs from the Triassic of
Europe have been found from early in the Jurassic of Africa, Asia, and South ...
And that long warming, Wolfe says, is recorded in the fossils of plants with larger
leaves and long "drip tips" characteristic of warmer, wetter climates than those of
late- dinosaur days. Wolfe contends that the impact and its fallout brought a ...
highly competitive situation among plants seeking to establish themselves in the
new environment, however stressful that environment was. What Wolfe calls the "
throwaway leaf would be of great advantage to plants colonizing the devastated ...
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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
Glossary of Essential Terms
Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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