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Steve Brusatte, PhD, is an American paleontologist who teaches at the University of Edinburgh. He is the internationally bestselling author of The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs.

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NF book written by a working paleontologist, pop science in tone and style but geared toward an adult audience.

The number of advances in the field of paleontology in the past twenty years, i.e., readily accessible & more sophisticated technology, discoveries in China and new mathematical/statistical modeling have opened up a lot of “secrets” and corrected a lot of mistakes about the studies into the Mesozoic Era. From the end of the Permian Era (before dinosaurs) to the violent end of the Cretaceous period, the author brings color and life to a time of great geological upheavals and an incredibly diverse set of dinosaurs and their cousins.… (lisätietoja)
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Tanya-dogearedcopy | 59 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 11, 2024 |
An easy to read book about how dinosaurs became a dominant kind of animal in their time, and how changes in their environment eventually killed them off, apart from the lines that developed into modern birds.
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queen_ypolita | 59 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 31, 2023 |
Much more scientific than I expected. Definitely written for scientists; thick paragraphs of evolutionary biology terms and species names made it feel like a slog at times.

All said, the history and narrative of inferences made through evolutionary biology was great.
 
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ohheybrian | 59 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 29, 2023 |
Just as good as Brusatte's first book. I'm glad he took an interest in mammals so I could enjoy more of his writing without having to hear about dinosaurs again. Highly recommended.
 
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fionaanne | 12 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Nov 11, 2023 |

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2,433
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