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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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A popular 1998 account of paleontological exploration, written with lively anecdotes and wry humour.

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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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