The Riddle of the Dinosaur
The most pressing unanswered riddles about the great reptiles that ruled the Earth for 160 million years and then vanished 65 million years ago are discussed in this book, along with such other contemporary paleontological issues as the origin of flight, whether dinosaurs were cold- or warm-blooded and the extent to which their infant care approached that of mammals.
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Late Jurassic : South America , with Africa still attached , has broken of from North
America and Eurasia ; Antarctica , while attached to Australia , has separated
from Africa , while India drifts toward Eurasia . Late Cretaceous : North America is
Overhead in this place and time in the Jurassic glided pterosaurs , which
somewhat resembled brown pelicans in appearance and perhaps also in the
way they plunged into the water to catch fish . Giant dragonflies swarmed over
the marshes ...
... 31 ; food sharing in , 209 ; fossilization potential of , so ; of Jurassic , 74 , 105 ,
167 ; marsupial vs . placental , 150 ; nocturnalism in , 165 , 268 ; North American
fossils , 97 , 105 , 116 , 167 , 237 , 239 – 41 ; Paleocene - like , 240 – 1 , 246 – 7 ...
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Unlike many other dinosaur books, this is not a picture book (although it is illustrated) or a review of specific types of dinosaurs. Rather, it is a sophisticated overview of how dinosaurs have been ... Read full review
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