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Dinosaurs is a simplified reference guide to the main types of dinosaurs and how and when they evolved to become the dominant land animal on Earth for over 100 million years. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 40 familiar species and includes a map on the world's dinosaur-finding hotspots. Also includes detailed information on familiar postcretaceous species including saber-toothed cats and mammoths, how fossils are preserved and where and how to hunt for them. This convenient guide is an ideal, portable source of practical information for naturalists of all ages. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.