Dinosaurs: The Encyclopediaby Donald F. Glut
Pub. Date: 12/11/2007
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
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This reference work is the third supplement to Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia (a 1998 American Library Association Outstanding Reference Book) and follows the intent and format of the encyclopedia and the first two supplements ("superb...the scope is phenomenal"-ARBA; "recommended"-Booklist/RBB).
This continuation of what is now the standard encyclopedia provides up-to-date concepts, based on the latest original research of paleontologists, on such topics as the Mesozoic Era; new discoveries, ideas and studies; ectothermy versus endothermy; dinosaurs and birds; dinosaur extinctions; dinosaurian systematics; dinosaurian genera; nomina nuda and excluded genera; and an appendix discussing dinosaur tracks and eggs.
Donald F. Glut is a prolific book and article writer, and movie producer-director. Among his many works are Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia (1997, $195) and its Supplement 1 (1999, $95) and Supplement 2 (2002, $95), Jurassic Classics: A Collection of Saurian Essays and Mesozoic Musings (2001, $29.95) and Carbon Dates: A Day by Day Almanac of Paleo Anniversaries and Dino Events (1999, $29.95). He lives in Burbank, California.
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