Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756688329
  • ISBN-13: 9780756688325
  • DDC: 567.903
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released September 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

Presents an illustrated look at dinosaurs, as well as prehistoric life forms that preceded them, life forms that arose after their demise, and the fossils that allow us to know about them.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
1: Prehistoric Life.
2: How Life Began.
3: Evolution.
4: Timeline of Life.
5: Changing Planet.
6: All about Fossils.
7: Dinosaur National Monument.
8: Fossil Hunting.
9: A Look at Size.
10: Invertebrates.
11: What are Invertebrates?.
12: The First Animals.
13: Cambrian Explosion.
14: Opabinia.
15: Marrella.
16: Trilobites.
17: Selenopeltis.
18: Echinoderms.
19: Brittle Stars.
20: Spiders and Scorpions.
21: Giant Millipede.
22: Insects.
23: Butterfly.
24: Fossilized in Amber.
25: Meganeura.
26: Ammonites.
27: Fossil Gems.
28: Fossil Seashells.
29: Early Vertebrates.
30: What are Vertebrates?.
31: Jawless Fish.
32: Armored Fish.
33: Sharks and Rays.
34: Megatooth Shark.
35: Bony Fish.
36: Lepidotes.
37: Lobe-Finned Fish.
38: Conquering Land.
39: Amphibians.
40: Amphibamus.
41: Early Plants.
42: Postosuchus.
43: Effigia.
44: Crocodylomorphs.
45: Pterosaurs.
46: Eudimorphodon.
47: Nothosaurs.
48: Plesiosaurs.
49: The Loch Ness Monster.
50: Rhomaleosaurus.
51: Ichthyosaurs.
52: Stenopterygius.
53: A Young Fossil Hunter.
54: Mosasaurs.
55: Dinosaurs and Birds.
56: Killer Jaws.
57: What are Dinosaurs?.
58: Small Ornithischians.
59: Pachycephalosaurus.
60: Ceratopsians.
61: Triceratops.
62: Iguanodontians.
63: Hadrosaurids.
64: Dinosaur Droppings.
65: Corythosaurus.
66: Edmontosaurus.
67: Scelidosaurus.
68: Stegosaurs.
69: Kentrosaurus.
70: Ankylosaurs.
71: Euoplocephalus.
72: Prosauropods.
73: Sauropods and Relatives.
74: Inside a Dinosaur.
75: Isanosaurus.
76: Diplodocoids.
77: Barosaurus.
78: Building a Dinosaur.
79: Titanosaurs.
80: Dinosaur Tracks.
81: Theropods.
82: Eoraptor.
83: Coelophysis.
84: Dubreuillosaurus.
85: Spinosaurids.
86: Suchomimus.
87: Allosaurus.
88: Tyrannosauroids.
89: Tyrannosaurus.
90: Compsognathids.
91: Ornithomimids.
92: Animatronic Dinosaurs.
93: Oviraptorosaurs.
94: Dinosaur Eggs.
95: Therizinosaurs.
96: Dromaeosaurus.
97: Fight to the Death.
98: Microraptor.
99: Sinornithosaurus.
100: Troodon.
101: Death of the Dinosaurs.
102: Early Birds.
103: Late Birds.
104: Gastornis.
105: Mammals.
106: What are Mammals?.
107: Pelycosaurs.
108: Therapsids.
109: The First Mammals.
110: Flowering Plants.
111: Marsupials.
112: Thylacine.
113: Insect-eaters and Relatives.
114: Icaronycteris.
115: Cats and Hyenas.
116: Ice Age!.
117: Caniforms.
118: A Sticky End.
119: Rabbits and Rodents.
120: Hoofed Mammals.
121: Leptomeryx.
122: Macrauchenia.
123: Horses.
124: Chalicotherium.
125: Rhinoceroses.
126: Ashfall Fossil Beds.
127: Elephants and Relatives.
128: Woolly Mammoth.
129: Lyuba, the Baby Mammoth.
130: Megatherium.
131: Deer, Giraffes, and Camels.
132: Aurochs.
133: Cave Paintings.
134: Andrewsarchus.
135: Whales in the Making.
136: Primates.
137: Australopithecus.
138: Homo Erectus.
139: Neanderthals.
140: Myths and Legends.
141: Modern Humans.
142: Bushman Rock Art.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgements.