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Dinosaurs : a concise natural history / David E. Fastovsky and David B. Weishampel ; with illustrations by John Sibbick.

(Author). Weishampel, David B., 1952- (Added Author). Sibbick, John. (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9780521889964 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0521889960 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780521719025 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 052171902X (pbk.)
  • Description: xii, 379 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Cambs, Eng. ; Cambridge University Press,

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Middlesex - Bedford Campus Stacks QE861.4 .F27 2009 [MCC only] (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Note: To catch a dinosaur -- Dinosaur days -- Who's related to whom--and how do we know? -- Who are the dinosaurs? -- Thyreophorans : the armor-bearers -- Marginocephalia : bumps, bosses, and beaks -- Ornithopoda : the tuskers, antelopes, and "mighty ducks" of the Mesozoic -- Sauropodomorpha : the big, the bizarre, and the majestic -- Theropoda I : nature red in tooth and claw -- Theropoda II : the origin of birds -- Theropoda III : early birds -- Dinosaur thermoregulation : some like it hot -- The flowering of the Mesozoic -- A history of paleontology through ideas -- The Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction : the frill is gone.
Subject: Dinosaurs.
Dinosaurs > Extinction.
Vertebrates > Evolution.
Paleontology > Mesozoic.