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Author Paul, Gregory S., author.

Title The Princeton field guide to dinosaurs / Gregory S. Paul. [electronic resource]

Publication Info. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2016.
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2017.


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Edition 2nd edition.
Description 1 online resource (52 entries) : 614 images ; digital files.
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Series Princeton field guides
Princeton field guides.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Preface; 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: General anatomy; Skin, feathers, and color; Respiration and circulation; Digestive tracts; Senses; Vocalization; Disease and pathologies -- Behavior: Brains, nerves, and intelligence; Social activities; Reproduction -- Growth -- Energetics -- Gigantism -- Mesozoic oxygen -- The evolution - and loss - of avian flight -- Dinosaur safari -- If dinosaurs had survived -- Dinosaur conservation -- Where dinosaurs are found: Using the group and species descriptions -- Group and species accounts: Dinosaurs: Theropods; Baso-Theropods; Avepods; Baso-Avepods; Averostrans; Tetanurans; Avetheropods; Maniraptors; Paravians -- Sauropodomorphs: Prosauropods; Sauropods -- Ornithischians: Baso-Ornithischians; Genasaurs -- Additional reading.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary The best-selling Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs remains the must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs, from amateur enthusiasts to professional paleontologists. Pauls extensively revised introduction delves into dinosaur history and biology, the extinction of nonavian dinosaurs, the origin of birds, and the history of dinosaur paleontology, as well as giving a taste of what it might be like to travel back in time to the era when dinosaurs roamed the earth.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Dinosaurs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Added Title Field guide to dinosaurs.
Other Form: Print version: 0691167664 9780691167664 (DLC) 2016933929 360 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps
ISBN 9781786841902 electronic version
9780691167664 alk. paper

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