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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Sauropod skulls are so rare, at least in part, because they are tiny and delicate
relative to the monstrous sauropod bodies. In Dashanpu, however, dinosaur
skeletons were so gently fossilized and little-disturbed that skulls are known for at
What is also puzzling is how the various mysterious sauropods of the Dashanpu
quarry coexisted, unless all were just passing through Da- shanpu at various
times in their own migrations. For all these giant vegetarians to share a habitat, ...
Understanding Sauropods With whatever anatomical and behavioral adaptations
they developed, from migrating patterns to gizzard stones and heat-producing
fermenting vats (see Chapter 6), sauropods triumphed mightily. Sauropods are ...
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The Truth About Dinosaurs
Glossary of Essential Terms
Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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