From Abelisaurus to Zigongosaurus, this encyclopedia provides students, teachers, and general interest readers a comprehensive look at dinosaurs and ancient creatures that roamed the Earth more than 65 million years ago. Each entry includes key information either in chart or picture form that lists the name, pronunciation, and its meaning, as well as scientific classification, location of the fossil on a map of the world, estimated size in comparison to an average human, and the time period in which the animal existed.
The book combines hard facts with interesting and intriguing feature spreads detailing dinosaur lifestyle, behavior, families, and habitat, from how life on earth began and how animals evolved to the catastrophic events that brought about the end of the dinosaurs.
For 150 million years, dinosaurs were the undisputed rulers of the Earth. This book profiles the creatures who lived during the great Age of Reptiles, the real-life giants and monsters such as the Tyrannosaurus rex and Stegosaurus who once dominated our planet.
Profiles of more than 140 dinosaurs, from Stegosaurus to Tyrannosaurus. Color illustrations of the dinosaurs. Historical information, including "dinosaurs' link to birds" and "what caused the death of the dinosaur." New discoveries, including the famous Sue, the most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur skeleton ever found.