The Riddle of the Dinosaur

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Knopf, 1985 - Science - 304 pages
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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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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