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The Scientific American book of dinosaurs

Author: Gregory S Paul
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st St. Martin's Griffin edView all editions and formats
Collects writings by experts in paleontology, from John Horner on dinosaur families to Robert Bakker on the latest wave of fossil discoveries.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory S Paul
ISBN: 0312310080 9780312310080 0312262264 9780312262266
OCLC Number: 50958849
Notes: "A Byron Preiss book."
Description: vii, 424 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Gregory S. Paul --
Discovering Dinosaurs --
Introduction / Gregory S. Paul --
A Brief History of Dinosaur Paleontology / Michael Benton --
Putting Dinosaurs Together: Anatomy, Function, and Reconstruction --
Introduction / Gregory S. Paul --
Digging Them Up / Daniel J. Chure --
Noses, Lungs, and Guts / Guy Leahy --
Dinosaur Biomechanics / Per Christiansen --
Restoring the Life Appearances of Dinosaurs / Gregory S. Paul --
A Quick History of Dinosaur Art / Gregory S. Paul --
The Art of Charles R. Knight / Gregory S. Paul --
Dinosaurs Got Hurt Too / Rebecca R. Hanna --
Relationships and Evolution --
Introduction / Gregory S. Paul --
Naming the Dinosaurs / George Olshevsky --
Classification and Evolution of the Dinosaur Groups / Tom R. Holtz, Jr. --
The Flying Dinosaurs / Andrzej Elzanowski --
Feathered Dinosaurs / Philip J. Currie --
The Origin of Birds and Their Flight / Kevin Padian, Luis M. Chiappe --
The Dinosaurs' World --
Introduction / Gregory S. Paul. The Evolution of Mesozoic Flora and Fauna / David Norman --
Dinosaur Behavior --
Introduction / Gregory S. Paul --
Tracking Dinosaur Society / James O. Farlow --
Tracking a Dinosaur Attack / David A. Thomas, James O. Farlow --
Feeding Adaptations in the Dinosauria / David Norman --
Breathing Life into Tryannosaurus Rex / Gregory M. Erickson --
The Teeth of the Tyrannosaurs / William L. Abler --
Reproduction and Parenting / David J. Varricchio --
Dinosaur Bioenergetics --
Introduction / Gregory S. Paul --
Growth Rates Among the Dinosaurs / Kristina Curry Rogers --
The Thermodynamics of Dinosaurs / Reese Barrick --
Australia's Polar Dinosaurs / Thomas Hewitt Rich, Patricia Vicker-Rich, Anusuya Chimsamy, Andrew Constantine, Timothy Flannery --
Dinosaur Renaissance / Robert Bakker --
What Caused the Mass Extinction? --
Introduction / Gregory S. Paul --
An Extraterrestrial Impact / Walter Alvarez, Frank Asaro --
A Volcanic Eruption / Vincent E. Courtillot. The Mass Extinctions of the Late Mesozoic / Dale Russell --
The Yucatan Impact and Related Matters / Gregory S. Paul --
The Paleofuture --
Hi-Tech Trends and Robotic Brains / Gregory S. Paul.
Responsibility: Gregory S. Paul, editor.
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