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Dinosaurs at the Table

John R. Horner

in The Paleobiological Revolution

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780226748610
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226748597 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226748597.003.0007
Dinosaurs at the Table

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This chapter examines dinosaur paleobiology and the interpretations of dinosaur evolution. It argues that dinosaur paleontologists were among the first to reach the evolutionary high table and provides a summary of the many exciting discoveries made in recent decades. This chapter also highlights the importance of the works of several paleontologists including Edwin Colbert, John Ostrom, and Robert Bakker in revolutionizing the thinking about dinosaurs.

Keywords: dinosaur paleobiology; dinosaur evolution; dinosaur paleontologists; Edwin Colbert; John Ostrom; Robert Bakker

Chapter.  4295 words. 

Subjects: Palaeontology

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