The Dinosaur Hunters


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The Dinosaur Hunters Author: Editor: Mark Norell Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Carlton Books Ltd Pages: 64 Language: English ISBN: 9781780971292 Categories: ,

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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Author Biography

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. Dr 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.