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Author Pickrell, John.

Title Weird dinosaurs : the strange new fossils challenging everything we thought we knew / John Pickrell.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]


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Description xv, 242 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
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Note "Originally published in Australia by University of New South Wales Press, 2016."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-230) and index.
Contents Introduction: A new golden age for dinosaur science -- Monster from the Cretaceous lagoon : the Sahara, Egypt -- All hail the dino-bat : Hebei Province, China -- Dwarf dinosaurs and trailblazing aristocrats : Transylvania, Romania -- Horny ornaments and sexy ceratopsians : Alberta, Canada -- The "unusual terrible hands" : Gobi Desert, Mongolia -- Scandalous behaviour and enfluffled vegetarians : Siberia, Russia -- Cretaceous creatures of the frozen north : Alaska, United States -- The hidden treasures down under : Lightning Ridge, Australia -- Record-breaking titans : Patagonia, Argentina -- Southern killers set adrift : Mahajanga Basin, Madagascar -- Polar pioneers and the frozen crested lizard : Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica.
Subject Dinosaurs.
Animals, Fossil.
Paleontological excavations.
ISBN 9780231180986 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231180985 (cloth : alk. paper)

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