Princeton Field Guides: The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs

Editor/Author Paul, Gregory S.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-69-116766-4
Category: Animals & Veterinary Medicine
Image Count: 614
Book Status: Available
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The best-selling Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs remains the must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs, from amateur enthusiasts to professional paleontologists. Paul's extensively revised introduction delves into dinosaur history and biology, the extinction of non-avian dinosaurs, the origin of birds, and the history of dinosaur paleontology, as well as giving a taste of what it might be like to travel back in time to the era when dinosaurs roamed the earth.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • INTRODUCTION
  • Preface
  • HISTORY OF DISCOVERY AND RESEARCH
  • WHAT IS A DINOSAUR?
  • DATING DINOSAURS
  • THE EVOLUTION OF DINOSAURS AND THEIR WORLD
  • EXTINCTION
  • AFTER THE AGE OF DINOSAURS
  • BIOLOGY
  • General Anatomy
  • Skin, Feathers, and Color
  • Respiration and Circulation
  • Digestive Tracts
  • Senses
  • Vocalization
  • Disease and Pathologies
  • BEHAVIOR
  • Brains, Nerves, and Intelligenc
  • Social Activities
  • Reproduction
  • GROWTH
  • ENERGETICS
  • GIGANTISM
  • MESOZOIC OXYGEN
  • THE EVOLUTION—AND LOSS — OF AVIAN FLIGHT
  • DINOSAUR SAFARI
  • IF DINOSAURS HAD SURVIVED
  • DINOSAUR CONSERVATION
  • WHERE DINOSAURS ARE FOUND
  • USING THE GROUP AND SPECIES DESCRIPTIONS
  • Group and Species Accounts
  • DINOSAURS
  • THEROPODS
  • BASO-THEROPODS
  • AVEPODS
  • BASO-AVEPODS
  • AVEROSTRANS
  • TETANURANS
  • AVETHEROPODS
  • MANIRAPTORS
  • PARAVIANS
  • SAUROPODOMORPHS
  • PROSAUROPODS
  • SAUROPODS
  • ORNITHISCHIANS
  • BASO-ORNITHISCHIANS
  • GENASAURS
  • ADDITIONAL READING