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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saurs, a plain of mound after mound of slightly jumbled behemoth bones. "Each
pile seemed to belong to a different dinosaur. It was really bizarre," Sereno
recalls. From the soft dirt, Sereno was able to exhume a femur, a leg bone longer
world have been ascribed to the same animals, making the megalo- saurs a junk-
basket category for a host of little-understood predators from mid-dinosaur time. "I
wouldn't touch the megalosaurs with a fork," says Bakker of their taxonomic ...
Stegosaurus, thirty feet long and the largest of the plate-backed dinosaurs, has
been known for a century from Wyoming and other states. And in 1991,
paleontologists in Colorado unearthed the earliest North American example of
nodo- saurs, ...
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The Truth About Dinosaurs
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Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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