The Dinosaur Heresies: New Theories Unlocking the Mystery of the Dinosaurs and Their Extinction
Publish date: July 1st 2001
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
, Natural History
Interesting. Well written and engaging. The book was first published in 1986 so might be a bit outdated, but still provides some fascinating details about dinosaurs that weren't in the general dinosaur books.
Bakker was really the skunk at the garden party when his book suggested, among other things, that dinosaurs were not the cold-blooded reptiles we've always believed them to be but rather warm-blooded creatures from which our modern day birds descended. This theory is now widely considered to be the...