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Author Lambert, David, 1932-

Title Dinosaur encyclopedia : from dinosaurs to the dawn of man / [David Lambert, Darren Naish, Elizabeth Wyse].

Imprint New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2001.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Reference    567.903 LAM    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Reference    567.903 LAM    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Reference    J REF 567.903 LAM    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 567.903 LAM    Staff Reported Missing
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 376 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
Note "In association with the American Museum of Natural History."
Includes index.
Contents How to use this book -- Finding out about the past -- Fossils -- Evolving life -- How evolution happens -- Classifying life -- Fish and invertebrates: Invertebrates cladogram -- Trilobites -- Sea scorpions -- Evolving insects -- Ammonites and belemnites -- Toward the first fish -- Vertebrates cladogram -- Fish cladogram -- Jawless fish -- Armored fish -- Sharks and rays -- Spiny sharks -- Early ray-finned fish -- Advanced ray-finned fish -- Lobe-finned fish -- Amphibians and reptiles: Early tetrapods and amphibians cladogram -- Early tetrapods -- Temnospondyls -- Life in a swamp forest -- Lepospondyls and lissamphibians -- Reptiliomorphs -- Introducing amniotes -- Reptiles cladogram -- Parareptiles -- Turtles -- Diversifying diapsids -- Mosasaurs -- Placodonts and nothosaurs -- Short-necked plesiosaurs -- Long-necked plesiosaurs.
Ichthyosaurs -- Early ruling reptile groups -- Early crocodile-group reptiles -- Crocodilians -- Early pterosaurs -- Advanced pterosaurs -- Dinosaurs and birds: Dinosaurs defined --- Saurischians cladogram -- Early theropods -- Horned lizards -- Abel's lizards -- Stiff tails -- Strange spinosaurs -- Giant killers -- Predator trap -- Hollow-tail lizards -- Ostrich dinosaurs -- Tyrannosaurids -- Scythe lizards -- Egg thieves -- Tail feather -- Terrible claws -- Road runners -- Birds cladogram -- Archaeopteryx -- Early birds -- New birds -- Introducing sauropodomorphs -- Prosauropods -- Early sauropods -- Double beams -- Chambered lizards -- Arm lizards -- Gigantic lizards -- Brachiosaurids -- Ornithischians cladogram -- Small bipedal plant eaters -- Early shield bearers -- Plated dinosaurs -- Spiky backs -- Node lizards -- Fused lizards -- Camptosaurs and dryosaurs.
Iguanodon -- Duck-billed dinosaurs -- Thick-headed lizards -- Parrot lizards -- Early horned dinosaurs -- Advanced horned dinosaurs -- Mammals and their ancestors: Synapsids cladogram -- Eary synapsids -- Terrible heads -- Two dog teeth -- Dog teeth -- First mammals -- Australian pouched mammals -- American pouched mammals -- Strange-jointed mammals -- Placental pioneers -- Early carnivores -- Cats and other feliforms -- Saber-toothed cats -- Dogs and other caniforms -- Insectivores and bats -- Primitive primates -- Monkeys -- Australopithecines -- Early homo species -- Neanderthals -- Homo sapiens -- Prehistoric rabbits and rodents -- Island giants and dwarfs -- Terrible horns -- Primitive hoofed mammals -- South American hoofed mammals -- Uranotheres -- Horses -- Brontotheres and chalicotheres.
Rhinoceroses -- Elephants -- Platybelodon -- Mammoths -- Pigs, hippos, and peccaries -- Camels -- Deer and kin -- Cattle, sheep, and goats -- Hoofed predators -- Early whales -- Reference section: Fossil timeline -- Finding fossils -- Techniques of excavation -- Famous fossil sites -- Fossils in the lab -- Studying fossils -- Paleobotany -- Paleoecology -- Comparative dating -- Chronometric dating -- Reconstructing fossils -- Restoring fossil animals -- Fossil hunter.
Subject Dinosaurs -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Dinosaurs -- Miscellanea.
Prehistoric animals -- Miscellanea.
Added Author Naish, Darren.
Wyse, Liz.
American Museum of Natural History.
ISBN 0789479354
9780789479358

 
    
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