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Dino-Birds: From Dinosaurs to Birds

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: Angela Milner

64 pages, Col photos, illus, maps

London Natural History Museum

Hardback | Jan 2002 | #133433 | ISBN: 0565091743
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Explores the ever-growing evidence supporting the evolution of dinosaurs to birds. Milner looks at the astounding fossil `feathery' dinosaurs from China and the bird fossils from other sites around the world, comparing them to today's birds. The debates and personalities involved enliven the story.


Introduction; Ancient wing; Enter the 'raptors'; Feathers from China; Plumes, fans, feathers and fluffy coats; Feathers and flight paths; Early birds; Time and place Author biography = Dr Angela Milner is Deputy Keeper of the Department of Palaeontology, Head of the Fossil Vertebrates Division, and dinosaur researcher at The Natural History Museum, London. She has written several books on dinosaurs including co-authoring 'The Natural History Museum Book of Dinosaurs', and has collected fossils from as far away as China and the Sahara Desert.

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