Global Warming and the Dinosaurs

Global Warming and the Dinosaurs

Fossil Discoveries at the Poles

Book - 2009
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Dinosaurs are usually pictured in warm, tropical environments, but fossils found at the poles are filling in the gap of knowledge about how and where these creatures lived. Evidence from bones and teeth to trackways and skin impressions raises important questions: How did dinosaurs cope with three months of total darkness in winter? What plants grew in the polar regions? How cold was it? What are the implications for today, as glaciers retreat, ice shelves melt, and permafrost thaws? The polar regions are a unique "library" of the past, and Caroline Arnold introduces readers to the gigantic prehistoric creatures that inhabited them.
Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9780618803385
0618803386
Call Number: 567.9 ARNOLD
Characteristics: 40 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Subjects: Paleoclimatology -- Juvenile literature.
Dinosaurs -- Juvenile literature.
Paleontology -- Mesozoic -- Juvenile literature.
Paleoclimatology -- South Pole -- Juvenile literature.
Paleoclimatology -- North Pole -- Juvenile literature.
Dinosaurs -- South Pole -- Juvenile literature.
Dinosaurs -- North Pole -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Caple, Laurie A.

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