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Dinosaur impressions : postcards from a paleontologist.

Author: Philippe Taquet
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a 1998 account of thirty years of travel and exploration for dinosaurs by one of the world's most noted paleontologists, Dr Philippe Taquet, taking you from the deserts of Niger to the  Read more...

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Named Person: Philippe Taquet; Philippe Taquet
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe Taquet
ISBN: 0521779308 9780521779302 0521583721 9780521583725
OCLC Number: 41659021
Language Note: Translation of: L'empreinte des dinosaures.
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Description: xi, 244 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Translator's preface --
Preface --
Gadoufaoua : in the sands of the Ténéré --
The ouranosaurus ; or, how to bring a dinosaur back to life --
Tracking the dinosaurs --
Many crocodiles, one continent --
In Morocco with the giants of the Atlas --
In the steppes of central Asia --
A bone hunter in Laos --
Across Europe with the dinosaurs --
The rise and fall of the dinosaurian empire --
Afterword / by Philippe Taquet and Kevin Padian.
Other Titles: Empreinte des dinosaures.

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'Lively, vivid, bracingly enthusiastic - these tales of paleontological field days and discoveries from Taquet, director of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, give a sharp taste of what Read more...

 
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