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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"Brontosaurus" (properly called Apatosau- rus) cavorts with duckbills and
stegosaurs, while Tyrannosaurus rex gives chase. In truth, Tyrannosaurus rex
lived closer in time to today's animals than it did to Stegosaurus and Apatosaurus
. (There ...
Chinese stegosaur expert and curator of the Chongqing Museum of Natural
History Xiao Xi Wu inspects Al- losaurus remains at the Cleveland Lloyd
Dinosaur Quarry in Price, Utah, in the company of Colorado paleontologist
... known in Europe, he asserts, "The general level of evolution can be compared.
" For instance, as mentioned earlier, the Chinese stegosaur Huayangosaurus
seems more primitive than the stegosaurs from 162 to 146 KINGS OF CREATION
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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
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