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The illustrated encyclopedia of dinosaurs : an original and compelling insight into life in the dinosaur kingdom

Author: David Norman; John Sibbick
Publisher: New York : Crescent Books : Distributed by Crown Publishers, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detailed examination of the world of dinosaurs, their appearance, behavior, and families, describing current theories about their extinction and explaining how paleontologists study their fossilized remains.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Norman, David, 1952-
Illustrated encyclopedia of dinosaurs.
New York : Crescent Books : Distributed by Crown Publishers, ©1985
(OCoLC)904187325
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Norman; John Sibbick
ISBN: 0517468905 9780517468906
OCLC Number: 12082767
Notes: "A Salamander book."
Includes index.
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Author's foreword --
Introduction to dinosaurs --
To study a dinosaur --
Dinosaur origins --
'Coelurosaurs' --
Ornithomimosaurs and oviraptorosaurs --
Miscellaneous theropods --
Saurornithoidids --
Dromaeosaurids --
'Carnosaurs' --
Tyrannosaurids --
Prosauropods --
Diplodocids --
Camarasaurids and brachiosaurids --
Miscellaneous sauropods --
Fabrosaurids and heterodontosaurids --
Hypsilophodontids --
Iguanodontids --
Hadrosaurids I --
Hadrosaurids II --
Psittacosaurs and protoceratopids --
Ceratopids I --
Ceratopids II --
Pachycephalosaurs --
Stegosaurids --
Sceilidosaurus --
Nodosaurids --
Ankylosaurids --
Pterosaurs --
Crocodiles --
Marine reptiles --
Lizards and snakes --
Mammal-like reptiles and mammals --
Controversies --
Geography of finds --
Museums and displays --
Glossary --
Index --
Picture credits.
Responsibility: David Norman ; colour restorations by John Sibbick.

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A detailed examination of the world of dinosaurs, their appearance, behavior, and families, describing current theories about their extinction and explaining how paleontologists study their fossilized remains.

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