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Dinosaur facts and figures : the sauropods and other sauropodomorphs

Author: Rubén Molina-Pérez; Asier Larramendi; Andrey Atuchin; Sante Mazzei; Joan Donaghey
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The sauropod dinosaurs roamed the planet for millions of years, with creatures ranging from the smallest of the sauropods, Magyarosaurus, to the huge Argentinosaurus. This illustrated book of records is an essential compendium of sauropod facts and figures -- from the biggest and the oldest to the smallest and the rarest. It covers every known species and features more than 2,000 diagrams and technical drawings  Read more...
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Molina-Pérez, Rubén
Dinosaur Facts and Figures : The Sauropods and Other Sauropodomorphs
Princeton : Princeton University Press,c2020
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rubén Molina-Pérez; Asier Larramendi; Andrey Atuchin; Sante Mazzei; Joan Donaghey
ISBN: 9780691202976 0691202974
OCLC Number: 1157079384
Notes: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages) : chiefly color illustrations.
Contents: Dinosaur Facts and Figures --
Frontmatter --
Prologue --
Contents --
How to use this book --
Methodology and calculations --
Definitions --
Classification --
Comparing species --
Primitive sauropodomorphs --
Sauropods --
Neosauropods --
Mesozoic calendar --
Triassic --
Jurassic --
Cretaceous --
Mesozoic calendar --
Extinction --
The world of dinosaurs --
NORTH AMERICA --
CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE ANTILLES --
SOUTH AMERICA --
EUROPE --
AFRICA --
HINDUSTAN AND MADAGASCAR --
ASIA --
ANTARCTICA, OCEANIA, AND ZEALANDIA --
Prehistoric puzzle --
Cranial skeleton --
Axial skeleton --
Scapular waist --
Thoracic limb --
Integument --
Teeth --
Sauropod life --
Biomechanics --
Intelligence --
Reproduction --
Development --
Diet --
Pathology --
Testimony in stone --
Footprints --
Chronicle and dinomania --
History --
Culture --
List of sauropods --
Sauropod list --
Glossary --
Taxonomic index --
Bibliography --
Appendix --
Acknowledgments
Responsibility: Rubén Molina-Pérez and Asier Larramendi ; illustrated by Andrey Atuchin and Sante Mazzei ; translated by Joan Donaghey.

Abstract:

The sauropod dinosaurs roamed the planet for millions of years, with creatures ranging from the smallest of the sauropods, Magyarosaurus, to the huge Argentinosaurus. This illustrated book of records is an essential compendium of sauropod facts and figures -- from the biggest and the oldest to the smallest and the rarest. It covers every known species and features more than 2,000 diagrams and technical drawings along with hundreds of full-color reconstructions of specimens.

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