Walking with Dinosaurs: A Natural History
Walking with Dinosaurs tells the thrilling history of dinosaurs from their first appearance in the middle of the Triassic period, to their sudden demise, 160 million years later, at the end of the Cretaceous era. With its stunning visual images, which combine classic natural history techniques with state-of-the-art computer graphics and the latest research, the book re-creates this mysterious and exciting world. It explores the plants, insects, climate and geography as well as the dinosaurs, evoking the age when the great lizards ruled our planet. Illustrated boxes provide more information about the latest scientific findings and tackle some of the big questions, such as where dinosaurs came from, the phenomenon of mass extinctions, and many more.Coupling science with entertainment, the past is brought alive so that it can be experienced and understood. Walking with Dinosaurs is the ultimate natural history experience, realised in a book for the whole family to share.
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