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Author Switek, Brian.
Title My beloved Brontosaurus : on the road with old bones, new science, and our favorite dinosaurs / Brian Switek.
Published New York : Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Book Cover
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 Floor4  QE862.S3 S94 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 1st ed.
Description 256 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note Jacket interior unfolds to form a col. poster.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-237) and index.
Contents Prologue: My dinosaur life -- Dragons of the prime -- The secret of dinosaur success -- Big Bang theory -- The dinosaurs, they are a-changin' -- Jurassic thunder -- Dinosaur society -- Dinosaur feathers -- Hadrosaur harmonics and Tyrannosaur tastes -- In the bones -- Dinosaurs undone -- Epilogue: My beloved "brontosaurus".
Summary "Paleontology meets pop culture in a young author's journey into the lives of dinosaurs"-- Provided by publisher.
A regular columnist for Smithsonian and Wired questions our long-held beliefs about dinosaurs and presents the latest scientific findings on what colors they really were, how they got so big and how they actually may have died out.
Subject Apatosaurus -- Miscellanea.
Paleontology -- Miscellanea.
Popular culture.
Dinosaurs.
Paleontology -- Mesozoic.
Alternate Title Brontosaurus : on the road with old bones, new science, and our favorite dinosaurs
ISBN 0374135061 (hbk.)
9780374135065 (hbk.)
OCLC number 795174375