A Field Guide to the Dinosaurs of North America: and Prehistoric Megafauna

A Field Guide to the Dinosaurs of North America: and Prehistoric Megafauna

by Bob Strauss

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Overview

A field guide to 60 dinosaurs and prehistoric animals that once lived in what is now North America. Featuring stunning illustrations of each animal by world-famous artist Sergey Krosovskiy and based on the latest paleontogical research, this book provides information about the where and when the animals lived, what they ate, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493009251
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 07/30/2015
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Bob Strauss is the author of two best-selling question-and-answer books that range across the expanse of science, biology, history and culture: The Big Book of What, How and Why (Main Street, 2005) and Who Knew? Hundreds & Hundreds of Questions & Answers for Curious Minds (Sterling Innovation, 2007). Over the past two decades, he has written and edited for various scientific, medical and general-interest publications, including Entertainment Weekly, Family Circle, Cardiovascular Medicine, FamilyPC, News of the American Physical Society, and ConsumerSearch.

Table of Contents

Before You Head into the Field 1

Acrocanthosaurus 42

Agujaceratops 45

Albertosaurus 48

Allosaurus 51

Anchisaurus 54

Ankylosaurus 57

Apatosaurus 60

Appalachiosaurus 63

Bambiraptor 66

Bistahieversor 69

Brachiosaurus 72

Camarasaurus 75

Camptosaurus 78

Castoroides (Giant Beaver) 81

Centrosaurus 84

Chasmosaurus 87

Chirostenotes 90

Coahuilaceratops 92

Coelophysis 95

Deinonychus 97

Dilophosaurus 99

Dimetrodon 102

Diplodocus 105

Dire Wolf 108

Edmontosaurus 111

Euoplocephalus 113

Hadrosaurus 116

Hyracotherium 119

Kronosaurus 122

Lambeosaurus 125

Maiasaura 128

Medusaceratops 131

Megalonyx 134

Megapnosaurus 137

Nanotyrannus 139

Nothronychus 142

Ojoceratops 145

Ophthalmosaurus 148

Ornithomimus 151

Pachycephalosaurus 154

Pachyrhinosaurus 157

Parasaurolophus 160

Pentaceratops 163

Platypterygius 165

Plotosaurus 168

Postosuchus 170

Prognathodon 173

Pteranodon 176

Quetzalcoatlus 179

Sauroposeidon 181

Shonisaurus 184

Smilodon 187

Stegoceras 190

Stegosaurus 193

Styracosaurus 196

Triceratops 199

Troodon 202

Tyrannosaurus Rex 205

Utahraptor 209

Woolly Mammoth 212

About the Author 215

About the Illustrator 216

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