6 edition of The hot-blooded dinosaurs found in the catalog.
The hot-blooded dinosaurs
Adrian J. Desmond
|Statement||Adrian J. Desmond.|
|LC Classifications||QE862.D5 D45 1976|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||238 p. :|
|Number of Pages||238|
|LC Control Number||76000190|
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Get this from a library! The hot-blooded dinosaurs: a revolution in palaeontology. [Adrian J Desmond]. In a new book titled The Hot-Blooded Dinosaurs (Dial Press; $), he contends that some dinosaurs and their kin were warm-blooded, complex and far more intelligent To continue reading: or Log-In.
A fun book on the history of dinosaur discoveries, the famous finds and the various theories of the extinction of the dinosaurs (was in the Yucatan comet or other reasons?). This was fun to go into the first discoveries, the discoveries from different regions and the discoveries of the social makeup of dinosaurs.4/5. The Dinosaur Heresies: New Theories Unlocking the Mystery of the Dinosaurs and Their Extinction is a book written by Robert T. Bakker.. The book sums up the extant evidence that indicates that dinosaurs, rather than being cold-blooded and wholly lizard-like, were warm-blooded, agile creatures more similar to modern birds than to lizards or other : Robert T. Bakker.
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The hot-blooded hypothesis is a wide-ranging net sweeping in an impressive array of otherwise disconnected facts. It can explain the overriding dominance of the dinosaurs; their size; their posture; the unremitting suppression of mammals; the origin of feathers and birds; the air supremacy of pterosaurs; and so by: Ground breaking book on dinosaur physiology, opening the flood gates for readers interested in the biggest of all birds and land dwelling animals.
While the picture is now known to be more complicated, the basic materials that Desmond presents, largely based on the work of Riqueles and Ostrom shows us hot blooded, fast moving and moderately intelligent, agile dinosaurs/5(6).
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The Hot Blooded Dinosaurs was one of my favorite books growing up. Desmond brings history, physiology and other sciences together in an easy to understand book, challenging the old idea that dinosaurs were slow, dull creatures/5(6).
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The hot-blooded dinosaurs a revolution in palaeontology by Adrian J. Desmond Published by Blond and Briggs in : Draws upon recent discoveries and research to recount the rise and fall of the dinosaurs, as dominant, warm-blooded animals, and to reassess 5/5(1).
Adrian Desmond, in his book The Hot-Blooded Dinosaurs, has a good deal to say about some of the problems the Pteranodon faced at just to pounds. Scientists once thought this pterosaur was the largest creature that ever flew. The bird's great size and negligible weight must have made for a rather fragile creature.
Dinosaurs were once thought to be the cold-blooded kings of the Mesozoic era. But new research on their growth rates suggests the prehistoric beasts grew just as fast as mammals, indicating they.
Scientists have conflicting opinions on this subject. Some paleontologists think that all dinosaurs were 'warm-blooded' in the same sense that modern birds and mammals are: that is, they had rapid metabolic rates.
Other scientists think it unlikely that any dinosaur could have had a rapid metabolic rate. Some scientists think that very big dinosaurs could have had warm bodies.
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Title: THE HOT-BLOODED DINOSAURS A Revolution inPaleontology (The Dial Press, ). Contents: The crown of creation The tyrant find its feet The race is to the swift, the battle to the strong The Dark Ages The stranding of the titans A griffin rescues evolution Phantoms from hell The coming of Armageddon: a cosmic cataclysm?.Seller Rating: % positive.
The Hot Blooded Dinosaurs was one of my favorite books growing up. Desmond brings history, physiology and other sciences together in an easy to understand book, challenging the old idea that dinosaurs were slow, dull creatures/5(5).
Discusses recent discoveries that have shed light on the mystery of how dinosaurs lived. Argues that dinosaurs did not die out, but evolved into modern-day. This information is a tad dated but the book "the hot-blooded dinosaurs" by Adrian J. Desmond was one of those books that changed our understanding and was a revolution in paleontology.
The premise of this book is the theory that dinosaurs were warm-blooded creatures. It sets out methodically to show why this was so/5(5). The Hot-Blooded Dinosaurs: A revolution in palaeontology by Adrian J Desmond () Hardcover – Jan.
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Argues that dinosaurs did not die out, but evolved into modern-day birds.Dinosaurs, the big dumb oafs of the past, are getting a new image from contemporary paleontologists. Adrian Desmond, an English expert now at Harvard, and colleagues on both sides of the Atlantic have done surface-to-volume measurements, comparative studies of limb anatomy, facial structure and brain size.
Their conclusion is that dinosaurs truly belong to a .