A pair of fierce but beautiful eyes look out from the undergrowth ofconifers. She is an intelligent killer...
So begins one of the most extraordinary novels you will ever read. The time is 120 million years ago, the place is the plains of prehistoric Utah, and theeyes belong to an unforgettable heroine. Her name is Raptor Red, and she is afemale Raptor dinosaur.
Painting a rich and colorful picture of a lush prehistoric world, leadingpaleontologist Robert T. Bakker tells his story from within Raptor Red'sextraordinary mind, dramatizing his revolutionary theories in this excitingtale. From a tragic loss to the fierce struggle for survival to a daringmigration to the Pacific Ocean to escape a deadly new predator, "RaptorRed" combines fact an fiction to capture for the first time the thoughts, emotions, and behaviors of the most magnificent, enigmatic creatures ever towalk the face of the earth.
"What the real Jurassic Park must have been like...exciting, bold and fun!"-- "Publishers Weekly"
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DanielSTJ - LibraryThing
While this is a romanticized portrait of "Raptor Red" and her family and mates, it nonetheless accomplishes everything that a solid, great novel should. I was astounded with the depth and accuracy ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PardaMustang - LibraryThing
With Raptor Red, Robert Bakker gives us a glimpse at a long distant past through the eyes of a creature unlike any other. We follow Raptor Red, a young female utahraptor who has just lost her mate ... Read full review