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Glorified dinosaurs

Author: Luis M Chiappe
Publisher: Hoboken (N.J.) : John Wiley & Sons ; Sydney : UNSW Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The last few years have witnessed an unparalleled rate of discoveries of early birds and their dinosaurian predecessors. Glorified Dinosaurs: The Origin and Early Evolution of Birds provides a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis M Chiappe
ISBN: 0471247235 9780471247234 9780868404134 0868404136
OCLC Number: 470515735
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 252-255.
Description: 1 vol. (IX-263 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface. Chapter One. Mesozoinc Birds and Their World. Chapter Two. The Ancestry of Birds and the Origin of Flight. Chapter Three: The Bizarre Mononykus and its Kin: An Evolutionary Experiment. Chapter Four. Archaeopteryz: The Earliest Bird. Chapter Five. Rahonavis and Other Long-tailed Birds. Chapter Six. The Firs Short-Tailed Birds. Chapter Seven. The Great Mesozoic Radiation: The Flying Enantiornithes. Chapter Eight. Early Predecessors of Modern Birds. Chapter Nine. Hesperornis and its relatives: Divers of the Cretaceous Seas. Chapter Ten. The Beginnings of Modern Birds. Epilogue. Acknowledgements. Glossary. Index.
Responsibility: the origin and early evolution of birds / Luis M. Chiappe.
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