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Dawn of the Dinosaurs: Life in the Triassic (Life of the Past)

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Before the Age of Dinosaurs there was an age in Earth's history known as the Triassic. It was a world of truly fantastic creatures, a genetic stew of the ancient and the modern. During this time the Earth took its first steps toward the creation of modern terrestrial ecosystems. This incredibly exciting period is brought vividly to life in the words of paleontologist Nicholas Fraser and the consummate artistry of Douglas Henderson. Together they have created 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.

Synopsis:

Science and art collaborate to recreate life on Earth more than 200 million years ago

About the Author

Nicholas Fraser is Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology and Director of Research and Collections at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. He lives in Martinsville, Virginia.

Douglas Henderson's work has appeared in several national and international touring exhibits as well as numerous magazines and books, including the children's books Living with Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Tree, Dinosaur Ghosts, and, more recently, Asteroid Impact. He lives in Whitehall, Montana.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

I. The End of an Era: The Early Triassic

1. Setting the Stage: The Paleogeography and Climate of the Triassic World

2. A Brief Phylogeny of Triassic Fishes and Tetrapods

3. Starting Out in the Triassic

II. A Comfortable Middle

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253346520
Author:
Fraser, Nicholas C
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Illustrator:
Henderson, Douglas
Author:
Fraser, Nicholas
Author:
Henderson, Douglas
Author:
Fraser, Nicholas C.
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
Paleontology
Subject:
Dinosaurs
Subject:
Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Subject:
Paleontology -- Triassic.
Subject:
Geology-Paleontology
Subject:
Evolution; Natural History; Paleontology; Science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Life of the Past
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
52 bandw photos, 139 color photos
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
11.1 x 8.6 x 0.8 in
Age Level:
The Middle Triassic<BR>4. A Hint of the Sea<BR>5.

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