Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs

Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs

Book - 1997
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Elsevier Science and Technology
This book is the most authoritative encyclopedia ever prepared on dinosaurs and dinosaur science. In addition to entries on specific animals such as Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, and Velociraptor, the Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs covers reproduction, behavior, physiology, and extinction. The book is generously illustrated with many detailed drawings and photographs, and includes color pictures and illustrations that feature interpretations of the best known and most important animals. All alphabetical entries are cross-referenced internally, as well as at the end of each entry. The Encyclopedia includes up-to-date references that encourage the reader to investigate personal interests.
  • The most authoritative encyclopedia ever prepared on dinosaurs
  • Includes many detailed drawings, photographs and illustrations in both color and black-and-white
  • Contains comprehensively cross-referenced alphabetical entries with internal references, as well as references at the conclusion of each entry
  • Provides in-depth references, allowing readers to pursue independent interests
  • Includes sixteen plates and 35 color illustrations

Baker & Taylor
Entries cover such topics as dinosaur parental care, diet, color, and size and scaling, as well as information on specific digs

Book News
Contains 275 original articles on all aspects of dinosaur science, including behavior and biology, major sites, important discoveries, and recent advances in dinosaur discovery and research over the past 25 years. Articles are cross referenced and illustrated with color and b&w photos, paintings, drawings, and diagrams. Back matter includes a dinosaur genera, a chronology, and a glossary. For general readers and researchers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, c1997
ISBN: 9780122268106
Branch Call Number: R 567.9 Cu
Characteristics: xxx, 869 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Padian, Kevin
Alternative Title: Dinosaurs


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