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The Scientific American book of dinosaurs
The Scientific American book of dinosaurs
Paul, Gregory S.
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, [2000]

Physical Description:
vii, 424 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
General Note:
"A Byron Preiss book."
A brief history of dinosaur paleontology / by Michael Benton -- Digging them up / by Daniel J. Chure -- Noses, lungs, and guts / by Guy Leahy -- Dinosaur biomechanics / by Per Christiansen -- Restoring the life appearances of dinosaurs ; A quick history of dinosaur art ; The art of Charles R. Knight / by Gregory S. Paul -- Dinosaurs got hurt too / by Rebecca R. Hanna -- Naming the dinosaurs / by George Olshevsky -- Classification and evolution of the dinosaur groups / by Tom R. Holtz, Jr. -- The flying dinosaurs / by Andrzej Elzanowski -- Feathered dinosaurs / by Philip J. Currie -- The origin of birds and their flight / by Kevin Padian and Luis M. Chiappe -- The evolution of Mesozoic flora and fauna / by David Norman -- Tracking dinosaur society / by James O. Farlow -- Tracking a dinosaur attack / by David A. Thomas and James O. Farlow -- Feeding adaptations in the dinosauria / by David Norman -- Breathing life into Tryannosaurus Rex / by Gregory M. Erickson -- The teeth of the Tyrannosaurs / by William L. Abler -- Reproduction and parenting / by David J. Varricchio -- Growth rates among the dinosaurs / by Kristina Curry Rogers -- The thermodynamics of dinosaurs / by Reese Barrick -- Australia's polar dinosaurs / by Thomas Hewitt Rich ... <et al.> -- Dinosaur renaissance / by Robert Bakker -- An extraterrestrial impact / by Walter Alvarez and Frank Asaro -- A volcanic eruption / by Vincent E. Courtillot -- The mass extinctions of the late Mesozoic / by Dale Russell -- The Yucatan impact and related matters ; Hi-tech trends and robotic brains / by Gregory S. Paul.
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