Eggs, Nests and Baby Dinosaurs
A Look at Dinosaur Reproduction
By (author) Kenneth Carpenter
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Eggs, Nests and Baby Dinosaurs by Kenneth Carpenter
Book Description"...a brilliant combination of imagination and science-and one of the best popular science books of the year." -Library Journal (starred review) Presented with clarity and wit, Carpenter's exploration offers the very latest information on dinosaur eggs, hatchlings and babies, as well as a detailed look at dinosaur courtship, mating, nests, and physical development. Included: an extensive directory of dinosaur egg and baby discovery sites.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780253334978
(6466mm x 4531mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Kenneth Carpenter
Dinosaurs and Other Reptiles from the Mesozoic of Mexico, Hardback (April 2014)
Presents an overview of dinosaur discoveries in Mexico that synthesizes information about the geography and environment of the region during the Mesozoic when it was the western margin of the ancient continent of Pangea. This book summarizes research on various groups, including turtles, lepidosauromorphs, pleisosaurs, crocodyliforms, pterosaurs.
Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Tyrant King, Hardback (July 2008)
With its massive head, enormous jaws, and formidable teeth, Tyrannosaurus rex has long been the young person's favorite creepy carnivore in the Mesozoic zoo. This collection explores such questions as why T rexhad such small forelimbs; how the dinosaur moved; and, what bone pathologies tell us about life in the Cretaceous.
Horns and Beaks, Hardback (November 2006)
The Ornithopods include Iguanodon, one of the first dinosaurs ever discovered and analyzed, and perhaps the best-documented group, the hadrosaurs or 'duckbilled dinosaurs.' The Ceratopsians include Triceratops, known for its distinctive three-horned skull and protective collar. This book collects information on these two groups of animals.
Thunder-Lizards, Hardback (August 2005)» View all books by Kenneth Carpenter
The large quadrupedal herbivores known as sauropods roamed the planet from the Jurassic to the end of the Cretaceous. With the longest necks and tails of all of the dinosaurs, some sauropods were 40 meters in length and weighed upwards of 100,000 kilograms. This book presents 21 studies of the sauropods.
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Author Biography - Kenneth Carpenter
Kenneth Carpenter is an authority on dinosaurs and Mesozoic marine reptiles and is affiliated with the Denver Museum of Natural History. He has edited important collections of papers dealing with dinosaurs, including Dinosaur Systematics: Approaches and Perspectives (with Philip J. Currie).
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