Author(s): Darren Naish; Paul M. Barrett
Fully illustrated and immersive guide to the latest research in these incredible animals. Discover the groundbreaking developments in dinosaur research with this state-of-the-art guide to dinosaur biology. Written by experts from a leading dinosaur research centre, this book begins by tracing the evolution of the dinosaur from 225 million years ago through to the end of the Cretaceous Period, exploring how they lived and what happened during the great extinction event. Research on these fantastic animals is proceeding at a faster pace than ever before. Dinosaurs explores the most recent global discoveries and the major role that new technologies play in revealing previously inaccessible and unknown details about how dinosaurs lived, such as the use of CT-scanning we can now look inside a dinosaur skull and gain new information on brains and sense organs. This engaging book reveals the latest findings about dinosaur anatomy and behaviour, evolution, diversity and lifestyle, and is lavishly illustrated with artwork, photographs and artistic reconstructions that bring these iconic creatures to life.