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Feathered dragons : studies on the transition from dinosaurs to birds

Author: Philip J Currie; Eva B Koppelhus; Martin A Shugar; Joanna L Wright
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind : Indiana University Press, 2004.
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Meat-eating theropod dinosaurs had been recognized as potential ancestors of birds ever since the Nineteenth Century. But the remains of these animals were rare, usually incomplete and often poorly  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip J Currie; Eva B Koppelhus; Martin A Shugar; Joanna L Wright
ISBN: 9780253343734 0253343739
OCLC Number: 895411495
Notes: CR2010.
Description: XIII, 361 p. : il., fig. ; 26 cm
Contents: ContributorsForewordAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Dinosaurs Acting Like Birds, and Vice Versa - Robert T. BakkerSection I. The Setting1. The Dinosaurian Setting of Primitive Asian Birds - Dale A. Russell2. End-Cretaceous Acid Rain as a Selective Extinction Mechanism Between Birds and Dinosaurs - Gregory J. Retallack Section II. Osteology and Ichnology3. New information on Bambiraptor feinbergi (Theropoda: Dromaeosauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Montana - David Burnham4. A New Dromaeosaurid from the Horseshoe Canyon Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of Alberta, Canada - Philip J. Currie and David J. Varricchio5. The Braincase of Velociraptor - Mark A. Norell, Peter J. Makovicky and James M. Clark6. A Theropod (Dromaeosauridae, Dinosauria) Sternal Plate from the Dinosaur Park Formation (Campanian, Upper Cretaceous) of Alberta, Canada - Stephen J. Godfrey and Philip J. Currie7. Avian traits in the ilium of Unenlagia comahuensis (Maniraptora: Avialae) - Fernando E. Novas 8. Bird-Like Features of Dinosaur Footprints - Joanna L. WrightSection III. Eggs, Nests, Feathers and Flight9. Dinosaur Eggs and Nesting: Implications for Understanding the Origin of Birds - Gerald Grellet-Tinner and Luis M. Chiappe10. Two Eggs Sunny-Side Up: Reproductive Physiology in the Dinosaur Troodon formosus- David J. Varricchio and Frankie K. Jackson11. Dinosaur Brooding Behaviour and the Origin of Flight Feathers - Thomas P. Hopp and Mark J. Orsen12. Feathered Coelurosaurs from China: New Light on the Arboreal Origin of Avian Flight - Sankar Chatterjee and R. J. Templin13. The Plumage of Archaeopteryx - Feathers of a Dinosaur? - Peter Wellnhofer14. Dinosaur Crime-Scene Investigations: Theropod Behavior at Como Bluff, Wyoming, and the Evolution of Birdness - Robert T. Bakker and Gary Bir Index
Responsibility: edited by Philip J. Currie, Eva B. Koppelhus, Martin A. shugar, Joanna L. Wright.

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