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The Princeton field guide to dinosaurs

Author: Gregory S Paul
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Series: Princeton field guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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World-renowned dinosaur illustrator and researcher Gregory Paul provides comprehensive visual and textual coverage of the great Mesozoic animals that gave rise to the living dinosaurs, the birds. Paul presents thorough descriptions of more than 735 dinosaur species and features more than 600 color and black-and-white images, including unique skeletal drawings, "life" studies, and scenic views.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory S Paul
ISBN: 9780691137209 069113720X
OCLC Number: 587248983
Awards: Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 2010.
Description: 320 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction. History of discovery and research ; What is a dinosaur? ; Dating dinosaurs ; The evolution of dinosaurs and their world ; Extinction ; After the age of dinosaurs ; Biology ; Behavior ; Growth ; Energetics ; Gigantism ; Mesozoic oxygen ; The evolution --
and loss --
of avian flight ; Dinosaur Safari ; If dinosaurs survived ; Dinosaur conservation ; Where dinosaurs are found ; Using the group and species descriptions --
Group and species accounts. Dinosaurs ; Theropods ; Sauropodomorphs ; Ornithischians.
Series Title: Princeton field guides.
Other Titles: Field guide to dinosaurs
Dinosaurs
Responsibility: Gregory S. Paul.
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World-renowned dinosaur illustrator and researcher Gregory Paul provides comprehensive visual and textual coverage of the great Mesozoic animals that gave rise to the living dinosaurs, the birds. Paul presents thorough descriptions of more than 735 dinosaur species and features more than 600 color and black-and-white images, including unique skeletal drawings, "life" studies, and scenic views.

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