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Dinosaurier

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"Dinosaurier" bieten einen faszinierenden Einblick in das Leben und die Welt der Dinosaurier.

Der international renommierte Dinosaurierexperte David Norman beschreibt auf der Grundlage der neuesten wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnisse, wie man anhand von Versteinerungen und Knochenfunden auf die Dinosaurier gestoßen ist, welche gesicherten Rückschlüsse daraus auf ihr Aussehen, i
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Hardcover, German Edition, 190 pages
Published 1991 by Bertelsmann
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GoldGato
Dec 16, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When it comes to books on dinosaurs, you can usually choose between collections blistered with pictures or weighty scientific tomes with too many words. That's why I really enjoyed this book, as it offers a tour of the Mesozoic age and its terrible lizards. There are enough illustrations (including one stunner showing the viewpoint of raptors trying to evade being stepped on by an enormous sauropod) to keep the reader interested and the text is outstanding.

Although everything we know about dinos
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Peter
Jan 21, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very good, intermediate-level book about dinosaurs. It gives a solid history of paleontology and leads the reader through the progression of how dinosaurs were viewed and researched, and how theories have changed over time. Throughout, the author provides the latest knowledge (at the time) while still making clear that theories change as new information is made available.

There's relatively little information about specific dinosaurs; this is very much a survey course of dinosaurs in general. B
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Matthew Shields
Nov 27, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dinosaur
Good intro on dinosaurs including:
-What clues they left behind, how fossils and these clues came to be left there
-How modern day animal & plant life can fill in some of the gaps in our knowledge of dinosaurs
-The history of our perception & popularization of dinosaurs
-Different extinction theories.
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David Bruce Norman is a British paleontologist, currently Director of the Sedgwick Museum at Cambridge University.

He is a fellow at Christ's College, Cambridge where he teaches geology in the Natural Sciences tripos. He is a member of the Palaeontological Association.

There is more than one author with this name.
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