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Patagonian Mesozoic Reptiles (Life of the Past) Hardcover – June 26, 2007
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"Field work in the past two decades has made Patagonia one of the world's hotspots for dinosaurian diversity. No onenot even von Huene, could have dreamed of the kinds of things that would be found down there" ―and by all indications, will continue to be found." Kevin Padian, University of California, Berkeley
"... an essential, up―t" ―date collection for any dinosaur buff." New Scientist
"This peer-reviewed compilation of papers is intended to represent the current body of knowledge of reptilian paleontology from the southernmost portion of South America.... The writing is consistently well edited, and there is little variability in quality between the chapters.... Recommended." ―Choice
"... this edited volume provides an excellent overview of the current state of the art as it concerns Mesozoic Patagonian reptiles, and will remain an invaluable resource for anyone interested in Mesozoic reptiles, or vertebrate paleontology in general, for years to come." ―Oliver Rieppel, Geology, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY, Vol. 84, March 2009
From the Author
Zulma Gasparini is a researcher at the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) and professor at the University of La Plata. She is a specialist in Mesozoic marine herpectofaunas.
Rodolfo A. Coria is a researcher at CONICET and director of the Museum "Carmen Funes" in Plaza Huincul (Neuquén, Argentina). An authority on Patagonian dinosaurs, he has co-authored works on dinosaur systematics, paleobiology, and taphonomy.
Leonardo Salgado is a researcher at CONICET and the University of El Comahue (Neuquén, Argentina) and has directed many expeditions to the Neuquén and Río Negro Provinces looking for dinosaur bones and eggs.
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