The Tyrannosaur Chronicles: The Biology of the Tyrant Dinosaurs

The Tyrannosaur Chronicles: The Biology of the Tyrant Dinosaurs

by David Hone

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472911285
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 06/20/2017
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 345,299
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

David Hone is a dinosaur expert who has published more than fifty academic papers on dinosaur biology and behavior, with a particular focus on tyrannosaurs. His fieldwork has included time spent working on the famous feathered dinosaur deposits of China. He is based at Queen Mary University of London and his writing credits include the BBC's Walking with Dinosaurs and articles in New Scientist and the New York Times. He lives in London.

Table of Contents

Preface 7

Note From The Illustrator 9

The Game of The Name 11

A Brief Primer on Tyrannosaur Bony Anatomy 17

Part 1 Introduction

Chapter 1 Introducing the Dinosaurs 23

Chapter 2 What is a Tyrannosaur? 35

Chapter 3 Tyrannosaur Species 51

Chapter 4 Tyrannosaur Relationships 63

Chapter 5 Tyrants in Time and Space 73

Part 2 Morphology

Chapter 6 Skull 87

Chapter 7 Body 99

Chapter 8 Limbs 111

Chapter 9 Outside 123

Chapter 10 Physiology 133

Chapter 11 Changes 147

Part 3 Ecology

Chapter 12 Reproduction and Growth 161

Chapter 13 Prey 177

Chapter 14 Competitors 199

Chapter 15 Obtaining Food 219

Chapter 16 Behaviour and Ecology 237

Part 4 Moving Forwards

Chapter 17 Tyrannosaurus Fact and Fiction 251

Chapter 18 The Future 261

Chapter 19 Conclusions 273

References 281

Further Reading 290

Museums and Online Sources 296

Acknowledgements 299

Index 300

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