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5. Dinosaurs: their biology and way of life

5. Dinosaurs: their biology and way of life  

David Norman

in Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Sep 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191837104
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10.1093/actrade/9780198795926.003.0006
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9780198795926
‘Dinosaurs: their biology and way of life’ considers the research into whether dinosaurs were cold-blooded (ectothermic) like modern reptiles, or warm-blooded (endothermic) like mammals and ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

David Norman

in Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Sep 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191837104
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10.1093/actrade/9780198795926.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198795926
Why do people still care about dinosaurs? The ‘Introduction’ explains how dinosaurs were officially ‘born’ in 1842 with the work of Richard Owen, and gained fame in the reopening of the ... More
Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction

Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

David Norman

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191837104
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198795926.001.0001
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book
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9780198795926
Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction discusses how dinosaurs were first discovered and interpreted, and how our understanding of them has changed over the past 200 years. It ... More
2. Dinosaurs updated

2. Dinosaurs updated  

David Norman

in Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Sep 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191837104
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198795926.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198795926
‘Dinosaurs updated’ charts the revolutionary discoveries of John Ostrom and Robert Bakker in the 1960s and 1970s. Ostrom adopted a forensic approach to his discovery of Deinonychus ... More

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