The Princeton field guide to dinosaurs / Gregory S. Paul.

By: Paul, Gregory S [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Princeton field guides: Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2016]Edition: 2nd editionDescription: 360 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780691167664; 0691167664Other title: Field guide to dinosaurs | DinosaursSubject(s): Dinosaurs | NATURE -- Animals -- Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures | SCIENCE -- Paleontology | NATURE -- Reference | Illustrated works | Dinosaurs | DinosaurierGenre/Form: Pictorial works. | Pictorial works. | Illustrated works. | Illustrated works. | Pictorial works. | Illustrated works.Additional physical formats: Ebook version :: No titleDDC classification: 567.9 LOC classification: QE861.4 | .P387 2016Other classification: NAT007000 | SCI054000 | NAT027000 | SCI060000 | Q915.864-64
Contents:
Introduction. History of discovery and research -- What is a dinosaur? -- Dating dinosaurs -- The evolution of dinosaurs and their world -- Extinction -- After the age of dinosaurs -- Biology -- Behavior -- Growth -- Energetics -- Gigantism -- Mesozoic oxygen -- The evolution -- and loss -- of avian flight -- Dinosaur Safari -- If dinosaurs survived -- Dinosaur conservation -- Where dinosaurs are found -- Using the group and species descriptions -- Group and species accounts. Dinosaurs -- Theropods -- Sauropodomorphs -- Ornithischians.
Summary: World-renowned dinosaur illustrator and researcher Gregory Paul provides comprehensive visual and textual coverage of the great Mesozoic animals that gave rise to the living dinosaurs, the birds. Paul presents thorough descriptions of more than 735 dinosaur species and features more than 600 color and black-and-white images, including unique skeletal drawings, "life" studies, and scenic views.
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Includes bibliographical references (page 350) and index.

Introduction. History of discovery and research -- What is a dinosaur? -- Dating dinosaurs -- The evolution of dinosaurs and their world -- Extinction -- After the age of dinosaurs -- Biology -- Behavior -- Growth -- Energetics -- Gigantism -- Mesozoic oxygen -- The evolution -- and loss -- of avian flight -- Dinosaur Safari -- If dinosaurs survived -- Dinosaur conservation -- Where dinosaurs are found -- Using the group and species descriptions -- Group and species accounts. Dinosaurs -- Theropods -- Sauropodomorphs -- Ornithischians.

World-renowned dinosaur illustrator and researcher Gregory Paul provides comprehensive visual and textual coverage of the great Mesozoic animals that gave rise to the living dinosaurs, the birds. Paul presents thorough descriptions of more than 735 dinosaur species and features more than 600 color and black-and-white images, including unique skeletal drawings, "life" studies, and scenic views.

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