The ultimate reference to 355 dinosaurs from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, including more than 900 illustrations, maps, timelines and photographs
THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DINOSAURS The ultimate reference to 355 dinosaurs from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, including more than 900 illustrations, maps, timelines and photographs Dougal Dixon - Includes the best-known non-dinosaurs such as sea- living placodonts, nothosaurs, plesiosaurs, mosasaurs and ichthyosaurs, as well as the airborne pterosaurs. With informative descriptions, technically accurate profiles, anatomical artworks, depictions of dinosaur habitats, and location of fossil sites. Features an overview of the earth s geology, the arrival of dinosaur species, the process of fossilization, and advancements in dinosaur excavation techniques. CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM
About the Author: Dougal Dixon is a geologist who was involved in excavating a dinosaur-rich site in Jurassic rocks at Durlston on the Dorset coast. He is now a full-time writer specializing in earth sciences, and has written many reference books with a special interest in dinosaurs. Here is the ultimate identification guide for dinosaur enthusiasts, featuring more than 355 creatures, written by an acknowledged expert. A comprehensive introduction explains the Age of Dinosaurs and their classification and development. Fascinating anatomical drawings demonstrate their skeletal make-up, and the habitats in which they lived are depicted in evocative illustrations. The main section of the book is an encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures, arranged according to type. Each entry contains a description of the creature s key identifying features, evolutionary adaptations and details of the fossil evidence.
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