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The Dinosaur Hunters: The Extraordinary Story of the Men and Women who Discovered Prehistoric Life

By: Lowell Dingus and Mark Norell

64 pages, 200 colour & b/w illustrations, 7 maps

Carlton Books Ltd

Paperback | Jul 2012 | #198191 | ISBN-13: 9781780971292
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NHBS Price: £24.99 $30/€28 approx

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The "Dinosaur Hunters" tells the story of our discovery of dinosaurs, from the eighteenth-century interest in sea dragons to present day work with DNA, through the men and women who dedicated their lives to furthering our knowledge. Through the inclusion of 15 facsimile documents, rare photographs and maps, you can travel the world and the centuries. You will relive the discovery of the first confirmed dinosaur relic, uncover feathers from an Archaeopteryx with Christian Erich Hermann von Meyer, go on an expedition to the Gobi Desert with Roy Chapman Andrews, and analyze the Sinornithosaurus with Ji Qiang and Ju Shu-An.

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Dr Lowell Dingus is a Research Associate in Paleontology at the AMNH. He has participated in many expeditions and co-led the team that discovered the first sauropod dinosaur embryos.

Mark Norell is a curator at the AMNH and chairperson of the Division of Paleontology. He is famed for his part in discovering of feathered dinosaurs.

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