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Dinosaur Hunters

Author : Lisa Murphy-Lamb
ISBN : 1551539829
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A collection of stories about dinosaur hunters and their incredible finds.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Dinosaur Hunters

Author : David A E Spalding
ISBN : 1559585900
Genre : Nature
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Journeying from the beginnings of the scientific search for fossils in the 1800s to today's latest discoveries, a history of dinosaur paleontology presents lively anecdotes about some of the colorful characters dedicated to the pursuit of the ancient rept
Category: Nature

King Of The Dinosaur Hunters The Life Of John Bell Hatcher And The Discoveries That Shaped Paleontology

Author : Lowell Dingus
ISBN : 9781681779300
Genre : Nature
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The story of the extraordinary adventures behind the man who has discovered some of the amazing wonders of natural history. Every year millions of museum visitors marvel at the skeletons of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures discovered by John Bell Hatcher. The life of the “King of Collectors” is every bit as fascinating as the mighty bones and fossils he unearthed. Hatcher helped discover and mount much of the Carnegie Museum's world famous, 150 million-year-old skeleton of Diplodocus, a slender-necked, long-tailed, plant-eater whose skeleton has captivated our collective imaginations for more than a century. But that wasn’t all Hatcher discovered. During a now legendary collecting campaign in Wyoming between 1889 and 1892, Hatcher discovered a 66 million-year-old horned dinosaur, Torosaurus, as well as the first scientifically significant set of skeletons from its evolutionary cousin, Triceratops. Refusing to restrict his talents to enormous dinosaurs, he also discovered the first significant sample of mammal teeth from our relatives that lived 66 million years ago. The teeth might have been minute, but this extraordinary discovery filled a key gap in humanity’s own evolutionary history. Hatcher’s discoveries form the bases of some of the most beloved and well-known collections and institutions in the world—Yale, The Peabody Museum, Princeton University, the Carnegie Museum, and more. Nearly one hundred and twenty-five years after Hatcher’s monumental “hunts” ended, acclaimed paleontologist Lowell Dingus invites us to revisit Hatcher’s captivating expeditions and marvel at this real-life Indiana Jones and the vital role he played in our understanding of paleontology.
Category: Nature

The Great Dinosaur Hunters And Their Discoveries

Author : Edwin Harris Colbert
ISBN : 0486247015
Genre : Nature
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A survey of the noted paleontologists who have uncovered and studied dinosaur fossils including information on their findings
Category: Nature

The Dinosaur Hunter

Author : Homer Hickam
ISBN : 1429950048
Genre : Fiction
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"A fascinating thriller, well crafted and relentless ... A cross between Tony Hillerman and Larry McMurtry, this is one hell of a good read."--Douglas Preston, author of Tyrannosaur Canyon and Blasphemy The cowboys who work on the ranchlands of Montana expect more than their fair share of trouble. One of them is Mike Wire, a former homicide detective. Mike is about to learn murder and mayhem can happen under Motnana's big skies, too. Beneath the earth lie enough dinosaur fossils to fill several museum collections---and make a fortune for whoever claims them first. Soon he will have to combine everything he learned as a cop with everything he knows as a cowboy to protect the people and the land he could never live without.
Category: Fiction

Dinosaur Hunters

Author : Edward Close
ISBN : 9781477715109
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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It has been nearly 200 years since the first dinosaur remains were found in southern England, and in that time these fascinating creatures from long ago have lost none of their hold on our imagination. This book explores the history of dinosaurs and their time on earth. A detailed timeline traces the archaeological discoveries that inform today’s study of prehistoric life, and clear, informative illustrations and diagrams explore different kinds of dinosaurs, their appearance and scale, habitats and intellect, and the fossils they left behind.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dinosaur Hunters

Author : Catherine Chambers
ISBN : 9780241188576
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Short stories designed to help kids learn how to read and learn to love reading - now available in ePub format. Dinosaur Hunters is a "Reading Alone" reader, perfect for children who are proficient readers. These short stories develop the habit of reading widely for both pleasure and information. DK Reads proves that good reads build great readers. Slip back to the Wild West with our intrepid time travellers, who are caught up in the rivalry between the dinosaur bone hunters Othniel Marsh and Edward Cope. Should they interfere with scientific discovery or leave well alone? An adventure of Wild West cowboys and Indians, steam trains and dinosaurs! Dinosaur Hunters is part of the new DK Reads series, a three-level reading scheme of short stories that helps children become confident readers, featuring engaging and illustrated topics. Interactive aspects such as diaries and games provide an element of fun while supporting the national curriculum. DK Reads is created in consultation with literacy experts and adheres to levelled reading scheme guidelines so the grammar, vocabulary, and content are absolutely right. Now available with text that lights up as you read-along and playful images and sounds.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Dinosaur Hunters

Author : Lowell Dingus
ISBN : 178097129X
Genre : Nature
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From the 18th-century fascination with sea dragons, to Barnum Brown's 1902 excavation of the most complete T. rex skeleton 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!
Category: Nature

The Dinosaur Hunters

Author : Rob Alcraft
ISBN : 019830823X
Genre : Dinosaurs
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In The Dinosaur Hunters, the search is on to find the next dinosaur fossil. Will it be a sea reptile bone or the tooth of a huge predator? Find out more about these amazing creatures. Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does.
Category: Dinosaurs