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Dinosaurs: A Concise Natural Historyby David E. Fastovsky , David B. Weishampel , Illustrated by John Sibbick
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Table of Contents
|Why a natural history of dinosaurs?|
|Reaching Back in Time|
|To catch a dinosaur|
|Who's related to whom - and how do we know?|
|Who are the dinosaurs?|
|Ornithischia: Armored, Horned, and Duckbilled Dinosaurs|
|Thyreophorans: the armor-bearers|
|Marginocephalia: bumps, bosses, and beaks|
|Ornithopoda: the tuskers, antelopes and 'mighty ducks' of the Mesozoic|
|Saurischia: Meat, Might, and Magnitude|
|Sauropodomorpha: the big, the bizarre, and the majestic|
|Theropoda I: nature red in tooth and claw|
|Theropoda II: the origin of birds|
|Theropoda III: early birds|
|Endothermy, Endemism, and Extinction|
|Dinosaur thermoregulation: some like it hot|
|The flowering of the Mesozoic|
|A history of paleontology through ideas|
|Dinosaurs: in the beginning|
|The Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction: the frill is gone|
|Index of subjects|
|Index of genera|
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