Synopses & Reviews
From the 18th-century fascination with sea dragons, to Barnum Brown's 1902 excavation of the most complete T. rex skeletonand#160;yet found, to today's cutting-edge DNA research, here are the inspiring stories of the scientists who furthered our knowledge of dinosaurs. Produced with the famed American Museum of Natural History in New York--the world's foremost authority on dinosaur research--this beautiful book contains 15 facsimile documents, including letters and sketches from such famed fossil hunters as Mary Anning and Gideon Mantell, plus rare photographs and maps!
About the Author
Dr. Lowell Dingus is a research associate at the American Museum of Natural History. He has participated in many expeditions and in 1997 co-led the team that discovered the first sauropod dinosaur embryos in Argentina. Dr. Dingus has written or co-authored many books and articles, including Walking on Eggs
, Barnum Brown: The Man Who Discovered Tyrannosaurus rex
, and the award-winning Dinosaur Eggs Discovered!
Consultant editor Dr. Mark Norell is a well-known dinosaur hunter and is famed for his part in discovering the first theropod dinosaur embryo and for his description of dinosaurs with feathers. He is a curator at the American Museum of Natural History and chairperson of the Division of Paleontology.