The Reference Shelf: Dinosaurs, 1st Edition

  • John J. Meier
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  • ISBN-10: 0824212649
  • ISBN-13: 9780824212643
  • DDC: 567.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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From their origins and evolution to their much-debated extinction, this volume features the latest scholarship on dinosaurs. Coverage includes basic background information distilled from the fossil record as well as more speculative and theoretical material.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What were the Dinosaurs?.
2: Dinosauria.
3: Dinosaur Dreams.
4: Extreme Dinosaurs.
5: Flesh & Bone.
6: Dinosaurs under the Knife.
7: Bone Sharps, Fossil Hunters, and Dinosaur Experts.
8: Where Dinosaurs Roamed.
9: For Fossil Hunters, Gobi is No Desert.
10: Journey to the Past.
11: Bone Hunt.
12: Dinosaur Shocker!.
13: The Dino Wars.
14: Of a Feather? The Bird-Dinosaur Link.
15: Are Birds Dinosaurs?.
16: Which Came First, the Feather or the Bird?.
17: Bird’s-Eye View.
18: Dinotopia.
19: Origin of Species.
20: Mass Extinction: What Killed the Dinosaurs?.
21: Were Dinosaurs the Victims of a Single Catastrophe?: Part 1.
22: Were Dinosaurs the Victims of a Single Catastrophe?: Part 2.
23: New Theory on Dinosaurs.
24: Yucatan Asteroid didn’t Kill the Dinosaurs, Study Says.
25: I am become Death, Destroyer of Worlds.
26: A Theory Set in Stone.
27: New Discoveries.
28: The Hunt for Predator X.
29: Bringing up Baby.
30: Winged Victory.
31: Blood from Stone.
32: Dinosaurs’ Living Descendants.
About the Editor.