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Paleontology

Dinosaurs Discovered (Paperback)

Improve your reading skills while learning about dinosaurs.How did dinosaurs live, and how are they found by humans thousands of years later? Every dinosaur bone has a story to tell and archaeologists know just how to read them. Learn how dino experts dig for prehistoric creatures and marvel at what they unearth.Dinosaurs Discov...

Smithsonian: The Dinosaur Book: And Other Wonders of the Prehistoric World (Hardcover)

Everything you need to know about dinosaurs, pterosaurs, marine reptiles, and mammals in this essential prehistoric encyclopedia for kids.With more than 1,000 images and fascinating facts,The Dinosaur Bookbrings young readers face-to-face with some of the most incredible creatures ever to exist. Using a range of full-color image...

Определитель мезозойских птиц и других крылатых динозавров

Полный иллюстрированный определитель птиц юрского и мелового периодов и их предков – динозавров. Каждый вид изображён в нескольких ракурсах с указанием размера и прочих отличительных особенностей. Включает вступительную часть, обобщающую все текущие исследования направленные на изучение происхождения и эволюции птиц, а также то,...

The Rhinoceros and the Megatherium. An Essay in Natural History

One animal left India in 1515, caged in the hold of a Portuguese ship, and sailed around Africa to Lisbon—the first of its species to see Europe for more than a thousand years. The other crossed the Atlantic from South America to Madrid in 1789, its huge fossilized bones packed in crates, its species unknown. How did Europeans t...

The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals

After the mass extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, mammals became the dominant terrestrial life form on our planet. Roaming the earth were spectacular beasts such as saber-toothed cats, giant mastodonts, immense ground sloths, and gigantic giraffe-like rhinoceroses. Here is the ultimate illustrated field guide to t...

The Tyrannosaur Chronicles - The Biology of the Tyrant Dinosaurs

In the mid-nineteenth century, many dinosaur fossils were found in the United States, especially during the 1870s and 1880s "Bone Wars." Paleontologists Edward Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh discovered dozens of skeletons, but in 1905, fossil hunter Barnum Brown named the first tyrannosaur known to science--Tyrannosaurus...

Evolution of Nervous Systems, Second Edition (2nd Edition)

The book assumes that hodologies (neural circuits, connectome) does generate psyche, i.e. cognitive physical phenomena. In addition, the present textbook also silences all the work produced in academic neurobiology outside the anglophone tradition, trying to impose this tradition´s narrative over the whole world. In particular, ...

The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs (2nd)

The best-selling Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs remains the must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs, from amateur enthusiasts to professional paleontologists. Now extensively revised and expanded, this dazzlingly illustrated large-format edition features some 100 new dinosaur species and 200 new and updated illustratio...

Avian Evolution: The Fossil Record of Birds and its Paleobiological Significance

Knowledge of the evolutionary history of birds has much improved in recent decades. Fossils from critical time periods are being described at unprecedented rates and modern phylogenetic analyses have provided a framework for the interrelationships of the extant groups. This book gives an overview of the avian fossil record and i...

Petrolipalynology (1st Edition)

This book addresses the principles and methods for determining petroleum source rocks based on fossil spores and pollen. Studying petroliferous basins in China, we discovered that there are often as many as three different sources of the microfossils: the source rocks, the rocks along the pathway, and the reservoir rocks. Theref...