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Paleozoology

Books on Paleozoology, the study of fossil animals 


Paleozoology

The Lost Dinosaurs of Egypt
A young German paleontologist, accompanied only by a guide, a cook, four camels, and a couple of camel drivers, reaches the lip of the vast Bahariya Depression after a long trek across the bleak plateau of the western desert of Egypt.

Date: 12 Dec 2007, Rating: Not rated

Gorgon: Paleontology, Obsession, and the Greatest Catastrophe in Earth's History
The gorgons ruled the world of animals long before there was any age of dinosaurs.

Date: 12 Dec 2007, Rating: Not rated

The Lost Dinosaurs of Egypt: The Astonishing and Unlikely True Story of One of the Twentieth Century's Greatest Paleontological Discoveries
“The sometimes perilous search for rare dinosaur bones can make for great adventures, as evidenced in The Lost Dinosaurs of Egypt.” —Discover

Date: 12 Dec 2007, Rating: Not rated

On Methuselah's Trail: Living Fossils and the Great Extinctions
Living fossils are species that have survived nearly unchanged since prehistoric times.

Date: 12 Dec 2007, Rating: Not rated

The Rise of Animals: Evolution and Diversification of the Kingdom Animalia
The Rise of Animals -- a significant reference providing a comprehensive synthesis of the early radiation of the animal kingdom -- fully captures this moment in geologic time.

Date: 12 Dec 2007, Rating: Not rated

The Evolution and Extinction of the Dinosaurs
Written for non-specialists, this detailed survey of dinosaur origins, diversity, and extinction is designed as a series of successive essays covering important and timely topics in dinosaur paleobiology, such as "warm-bloodedness," birds as liv

Date: 15 Feb 2007, Rating: Not rated

The Glorified Dinosaurs: Origins & Early Evolution of Birds
The book focuses on an evolutionary approach and presents current research and fossil discoveries.

Date: 15 Feb 2007, Rating: Not rated

Late Cretaceous and Cenozoic Mammals of North America: Biostratigraphy and Geochronology
This book places into modern context the information by which North American mammalian paleontologists recognize, divide, calibrate, and discuss intervals of mammalian evolution known as North American Land Mammal Ages.

Date: 15 Feb 2007, Rating: Not rated

The Beginning of the Age of Mammals
Kenneth D. Rose's The Beginning of the Age of Mammals analyzes the events that occurred directly before and after the mysterious K-T boundary which so quickly thrust mammals from obscurity to planetary dominance.

Date: 4 Jan 2007, Rating: Not rated

Horns And Beaks: Ceratopsian And Ornithopod Dinosaurs
Horns and Beaks completes Ken Carpenter’s series on the major dinosaur types.

Date: 5 Jan 2007, Rating: Not rated

The Magic School Bus In The Time Of The Dinosaurs
For readers ages 4 to 8. The classroom is decorated as Dinosaur Land, but Ms. Frizzle-inspired by an archeological dig-craves a more authentic experience.

Date: 4 Jan 2007, Rating: Not rated

Discovering Dinosaurs: in the American Museum of Natural History by M. Norell
Curators of the re-installation of the Hall of Dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History, the authors document the collection of dinosaur skeletons and recount the experiences of the paleontologists who have scoured remote lands in search of evi

Date: 15 Nov 2006, Rating: Not rated

Dawn of the Dinosaurs: Life in the Triassic (Life of the Past)
A book in which the riches of Triassic life are presented with clarity, scientific accuracy, and imaginative recreation. Every lover of the life of the past will treasure Dawn of the Dinosaurs.

Date: 15 Nov 2006, Rating: 5.0

Out of Thin Air: Dinosaurs, Birds, And Earth's Ancient Atmosphere
A renowned scientist now provides a startling explanation that is rewriting the history of the Age of Dinosaurs.

Date: 15 Nov 2006, Rating: Not rated