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Who created it? Chiappe, Luis M.
What's it called? Glorified dinosaurs : the origin and early evolution of birds / Luis M. Chiappe.
Who published it? Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, 2007.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  568 Chi  AVAILABLE
What's it like? ix, 263 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-255) and index.
What's in it? Mesozoic birds and their world -- The ancestry of birds and the origin of flight -- The bizarre Mononykus and its kin : an evolutionary experiment -- Archaeopteryx : the earliest bird -- Rahonavis and other long-tailed birds -- The first short-tailed birds -- The great Mesozoic radiation : the flying Enantiornithes -- Early predecessors of modern birds -- Hesperornis and its relatives : divers of the cretaceous seas -- The beginnings of modern birds.
Helpful subjects! Birds, Fossil.
Birds -- Evolution.
Paleontology -- Mesozoic.
Special numbers! 9780471247234 (cloth)
0471247235 (cloth)
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