In an exciting story of search and discovery, two of the country’s top paleontologists describe their recent expedition to the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. Readers travel along with the scientists as they make a spectacular find, then travel back to the museum to learn how a dinosaur skeleton is preserved and studied. The scientific process and the elusive Velociraptor come to life in this bold photo essay.
1996 ‘Pick of the Lists’ (ABA)
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1997 (NSTA/CBC)
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Both Lowell Dingus , Ph.D. and Mark Norell, Ph.D. are dinosaur paleontologists affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, which houses the largest collection of dinosaur and other fossil vertebrates in the world. They have each spent many years traveling the world in search of fossils. Dr. Norell has been the leader or co-leader on international expeditions in Chilean Patagonia, Central Chilean Andes, West African Sahel, Mongolia and Cuba. Dr. Dingus recently served as the Director of the Museum's stunning Fossil Hall Renovation.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1996. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060258942