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Author Martin, Anthony J., 1960- author.

Title Dinosaurs without bones : dinosaur lives revealed by their trace fossils / Anthony J. Martin.

Publication Info. New York : Pegasus Books, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    567.9 MAR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    567.9 MAR    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    567.9 MAR    Available
Edition First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Description 460 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-447) and index.
Contents Sleuthing dinosaurs -- These feet were made for walking, running, sitting, swimming, herding, and hunting -- The mystery of Lark Quarry -- Dinosaur nests and brining up babies -- Dinosaurs down underground -- Broken bones, toothmarks, and marks on teeth -- Why would a dinosaur eat a rock? -- The remains of the day : dinosaur vomit, stomach contents, feces, and other gut feelings -- The great Cretaceous walk -- Tracking the dinosaurs among us -- Dinosaurian landscapes and evolutionary traces.
Summary Martin introduces readers to the world of ichnology, the study of traces and trace fossils -- such as tracks, trails, burrows, nests, toothmarks, and other vestiges of behavior -- and how through these remarkable clues, help scientists explore and intuit the rich and complicated lives of dinosaurs during the Mesozoic era.
Subject Dinosaurs.
Trace fossils.
Paleontology -- Mesozoic.
ISBN 160598499X

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