What do we know about dinosaurs, and how do we know it? How did dinosaursgrow, move, eat, and reproduce? Were they warm-blooded or cold-blooded? Howintelligent were they? How are the various groups of dinosaurs related to eachother, and to other kinds of living and extinct vertebrates? What can the study ofdinosaurs tell us about the process of evolution? And why did typical dinosaursbecome extinct? All of these questions, and more, are addressed in the new, expanded, second edition of The Complete Dinosaur. Written by many of the world'sleading experts on the "fearfully great" reptiles, the book's 45 chapters cover whatwe have learned about dinosaurs, from the earliest discoveries of dinosaurs to themost recent controversies. Where scientific contention exists, the editors have letthe experts agree to disagree. Copiously illustrated and accessible to all readersfrom the enthusiastic amateur to the most learned professional paleontologist, TheComplete Dinosaur II is a feast for serious dinosaur lovers everywhere.
|Hardcover Book, 1128 pages||English|
|Indiana University Press (Jun. 13th, 2012)||2|
|9780253357014||8.90 x 11.10 x 2.40 inches|