The Complete Dinosaur (Life of the Past)

By James O. Farlow, Bob Walters

Praise for the 1st edition:

"A reward to critical dinosaur lovers" ―Science

"The quantity of knowledge in [these] pages is astounding. This e-book could be at the cabinets of dinosaur freaks in addition to those that want to know extra concerning the paleobiology of extinct animals. will probably be a useful library reference." ―American Reference Books Annual

"An very good encyclopedia that serves as a pleasant bridge among renowned and scholarly dinosaur literature." ―Library magazine (starred review)

"Copiously illustrated and scrupulously up-to-date... the ebook finds dinos throughout the fractious fields that make a learn of them." ―Publishers Weekly

"Stimulating armchair corporation for chilly wintry weather evenings.... better of all, the ebook treats dinosaurs as highbrow fun." ―New Scientist

"The publication comes in handy either as a reference and as a browse-and-enjoy compendium." ―Natural History

What can we learn about dinosaurs, and the way can we understand it? How did dinosaurs develop, circulate, devour, and reproduce? have been they warm-blooded or cold-blooded? How clever have been they? How are a number of the teams of dinosaurs with regards to one another, and to different kinds of dwelling and extinct vertebrates? What can the examine of dinosaurs let us know concerning the strategy of evolution? And why did regular dinosaurs turn into extinct? All of those questions, and extra, are addressed within the new, accelerated, moment version of the full Dinosaur. Written via a few of the world's top specialists at the "fearfully nice" reptiles, the book’s forty five chapters conceal what we now have realized approximately dinosaurs, from the earliest discoveries of dinosaurs to the latest controversies. the place clinical competition exists, the editors have allow the specialists conform to disagree. Copiously illustrated and obtainable to all readers from the enthusiastic beginner to the main realized expert paleontologist, the entire Dinosaur is a ceremonial dinner for critical dinosaur fans everywhere.

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