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My beloved Brontosaurus : on the road with old bones, new science, and our favorite dinosaurs

Title
My beloved Brontosaurus : on the road with old bones, new science, and our favorite dinosaurs / Brian Switek.
ISBN
9780374135065 (hbk.)
0374135061 (hbk.)
Edition
1st ed.
Published
New York : Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Physical Description
256 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Jacket interior unfolds to form a col. poster.
Summary
"Paleontology meets pop culture in a young author's journey into the lives of dinosaurs"-- Provided by publisher.
A regular columnist for Smithsonian and Wired questions our long-held beliefs about dinosaurs and presents the latest scientific findings on what colors they really were, how they got so big and how they actually may have died out.
Variant and related titles
Brontosaurus : on the road with old bones, new science, and our favorite dinosaurs
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
July 19, 2013
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Prologue: My dinosaur life
Dragons of the prime
The secret of dinosaur success
Big Bang theory
The dinosaurs, they are a-changin'
Jurassic thunder
Dinosaur society
Dinosaur feathers
Hadrosaur harmonics and Tyrannosaur tastes
In the bones
Dinosaurs undone
Epilogue: My beloved "brontosaurus".
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