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The riddle of the dinosaur

Author: John Noble Wilford
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1987, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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The most pressing unanswered riddles about the great reptiles that ruled the Earth for 160 million years and then vanished 65 million years ago are discussed in this book, along with such other contemporary paleontological issues as the origin of flight, whether dinosaurs were cold- or warm-blooded and the extent to which their infant care approached that of mammals.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Noble Wilford
ISBN: 039474392X 9780394743929
OCLC Number: 14931223
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1985.
Description: vi, 360 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: John Noble Wilford.

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The most pressing unanswered riddles about the great reptiles that ruled the Earth for 160 million years and then vanished 65 million years ago are discussed in this book, along with such other contemporary paleontological issues as the origin of flight, whether dinosaurs were cold- or warm-blooded and the extent to which their infant care approached that of mammals.

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