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The Scientific American book of dinosaurs

1st ed.

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This edition published in by St. Martin's Press in New York.

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424 pages

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Cover of: The Scientific American book of dinosaurs
The Scientific American book of dinosaurs
2000, St. Martin's Press
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Table of Contents

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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-413).
"A Byron Preiss book."

Other Titles
Book of dinosaurs, Dinosaurs, Scientific American.


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QE861.4 .S34 2000

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