We live in a golden age of archaeological discovery—the perfect time to dig into the spectacular world of dinosaurs. FromAardonyx
, a lumbering beast that formed a link between two and fourlegged dinosaurs, toZuniceratops
, who boasted a deadly pair of horns,Dinosaurs—The Grand Tour, Second Edition
details everything worth knowing about more than 300 dinosaurs. The important discoveries and gory details touch on topics from geology, anatomy, and evolution to astronomy and even Native American and Chinese myth. Fascinating facts abound:
- Giganotosaurus was longer, two tons heavier, and had bigger jaws thanT. Rex.
- The poisonspittingDilophosaurus fromJurassic Park wasn’t actually venomous at all.
- Because of its bizarre singleclawed hands, scientists now believeMononykus was a prehistoric ancestor of the anteater!
Illustrations on virtually every page, true to the latest findings, bring these prehistoric creatures to life in all their razorsharp, longnecked, spiny, scaly glory.