Dinosaur Digs

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Blake Edgar
Discovery Communications, 1999 - Travel - 224 pages
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This 224-page title is a guide to the fossil remains of these perenially fascinating creatures in the USA and Canada. Ten informative essays present the science and history of palaeontology, as well as tips for rock hounds and descriptions of the countries' best dinosaur parks and fossil sites. Practical tips sections tell you how to join a dinosaur dig and give listings of museums, paleontology organizations and specialist resources. The work is lavishly illustrated with more than 250 spectacular photographs as well as nine specially commissioned maps.

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Contents

SCIENCE AND SPECULATION
23
Bone Hunters
31
Modern Paleontology
38
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Richard G. Klein, Ph.D., is Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University. He is the author of the definitive scholarly book on human evolution, The Human Career.
Blake Edgar is a science editor at the University of California Press and the coauthor with Donald Johanson of From Lucy to Language. He has written for Discover, Scientific American, GEO, and numerous other magazines.

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