Dinosaurs: Their Discovery and Their World
Dr. Colbert describes the individual types of dinosaurs, and presents accounts of scientists, past and present, who have collected and studied them. A classification of the dinosaurs, arranged geologically and geographically, is included.
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Dinosaurs and Victorians
The twentieth century
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adult Africa Allosaurus Anatosaurus ancestors ancient animals ankylosaurs armored dinosaurs backbone beds Belly River bipedal birds body bony brain brontosaurs Camptosaurus carnivorous carnosaurs ceratopsians Coelophysis coelurosaurs crest Cretaceous dinosaurs Cretaceous period crocodiles dino dinosaur bones dinosaur eggs dinosaur skeleton dinosaurian discovery duck-billed dinosaurs earth endocranial casts evidence evolution evolutionary extinct footprints forelimbs fossil fossil bones frill front genera geologic giant dinosaurs hadrosaurs hind limbs horned dinosaurs Hypselosaurus Hypsilophodon Iguanodon indicate jaws late Cretaceous legs Leptoceratops lived lizards lower mammals Marsh meat-eating dinosaurs Mesozoic modern reptiles Mongolia muscles nasal nodosaurs ornithischian ornithischian dinosaurs Ornithomimus ornithopod Pachycephalosaurus paleontologist pelvis perhaps plants Plate Plateosaurus primitive probably prosauropods Protoceratops Psittacosaurus quadrupedal reptiles reptilian rocks saurischians sauropod sauropod dinosaurs saurs Scelidosaurus sediments skull species specimens Stegosaurus structure surface tail teeth temperatures thecodonts theropod tracks trackways Triassic dinosaurs types Tyrannosaurus Upper Jurassic vertebrates western North America