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Dinosaurs of Italy

Author: Cristiano Dal Sasso; Giuseppe Brillante
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2004.
Series: Life of the past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the last decade, the Italian Mesozoic marine deposits have revealed the unexpected presence of dinosaurs. Dinosaurs of Italy is a faithful report of those discoveries. It is a popular but scientifically accurate account, written by one of the leading dinosaur paleontologists in Italy. For this first American edition, Cristiano Dal Sasso has added new material and updated the text to reflect the most recent  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cristiano Dal Sasso; Giuseppe Brillante
ISBN: 0253345146 9780253345141
OCLC Number: 55801043
Description: xiv, 213 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Dinosaurs --
On the tracks of the dinosaurs --
Scipionyx --
"Ciro" to his friends --
"Antonio" and the Hadrosaurs of the Triestine Karst --
Jurassic, Italy : the Saltriosaur --
The Besanosaur and marine reptiles --
Flying reptiles in Italy --
Gubbio : the echo of disaster --
The future of Italian dinosaurs.
Series Title: Life of the past.
Other Titles: Dinosauri italiani.
Responsibility: Cristiano Dal Sasso ; with the collaboration of Giuseppe Brillante ; translated by Barbara Ferrett Rogers.
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"Although dinosaurs are rare in Italy, recent (within the last 15, 20 years) dinosaur discoveries provide the basis for Dinosaurs of Italy. As head of the Laboratory of Paleontology at the Museum of Read more...

 
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