Dinosaur Tracks of Western North America

Dinosaur Tracks of Western North America

By: Martin G. Lockley (author), Adrian P. Hunt (author), Paul Koroshetz (foreword_author)Paperback

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Offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of fossil footprints, for both dinosaurs and other vertebrates, in the western United States, Dinosaur Tracks covers the fossil record from the Paleozoic through the Cenozoic era. A series of illustrations depict dinosaurs in the their natural habitat, and an appendix lists museums and other major repositories of tracks and replicas, and gives details on tracksites open to the public. Includes annotated references and detailed descriptions of important specimens, describing how these trackways can help interpret behavior.

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About Author

Martin Lockley is the associate professor of geology at the University of Colorado, Denver, and author of more than two hundred books, most recently, Tracking Dinosaurs: A New Look at the Ancient World and Dinosaur Tracks and Traces, which he co-authored with David Gillette. Adrian P. Hunt is a former co-curator of the University of Colorado, Denver, Dinosaur Tracks Collection and is director of the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum, Mesa College, Tucumari, New Mexico. He is the author of more than two hundred papers and other publications on various topics in paleontology and has coedited the book Dawn of the Age of Dinosaurs in the American Southwest.

Contents

An Introduction to Fossil FootprintsAncient Tracks: The Paleozoic EraArchosaur Ascendancy: The TriassicDays of Dinosaur Dominance I: The JurassicDays of Dinosaur Dominance II: The CretaceousThe Age of Birds and Mammals: The Cenozoic EraTracks Galore, and What They Can Tell Us

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/04/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780231079273
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780231079273
  • weight: 610
  • ISBN10: 0231079273

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