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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The Smartest Dinosaur Many dinosaurs are so poorly known, they have been
identified by only a few shed teeth, a tradition fraught with scientific problems.
From just a few pointy teeth, Troodon formosus (literally "wounding tooth," the first
The student found that teeth in Ichthyornis were identical to crocodile teeth in
structure and in the way they were implanted and replaced. "I've been looking for
a dinosaur tooth like it ever since, and haven't succeeded," says Martin. So, on
At the base of the chisel are grooves that go across the teeth, so they won't bind
in flesh the animal is chewing." The discovery of various parts of hunters and
browsers at Iren Dabasu, dinosaurs known in North America from the end of the ...
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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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