T. rex is the most recognizable dinosaur that ever walked the earth, says the author of the new book, The Rise And Fall Of The Dinosaurs.
Why Today is the Golden Age for Dinosaur Discoveries
As more countries open their borders to paleontology, a new generation of dino hunters is uncovering almost one new species a week.
Illinois-born Stephen Brusatte is one of the stars of modern paleontology. A former National Geographic grantee, he has discovered 10 new dinosaur species. He has also led groundbreaking scientific studies that have rewritten the history of these magnificent creatures which, thanks to Hollywood and countless children stories, haunt our imaginations today like never before.
In his new book, The Rise And Fall Of The Dinosaurs, Brusatte tells the epic tale of the dinosaurs’ rise to dominance and extinction, taking us on a thrilling journey back in time to the Mesozoic Era, and across the world to the far-flung places he has hunted for fossils, from Argentina, to China, to the American Southwest.
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