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Articles Include:

Parade of Life Through the Ages: Records in Rocks Reveal a Strange Procession of Prehistoric Creatures, from Jellyfish to Dinosaurs, Giant Sloths, Saber- toothed Tigers, and Primitive Man (February 1942)
Fossils help scientists piece together the history of dinosaurs, mammoths, early birds, and primitive mammals.

Startling Finds Prompt. .. A New Look at Dinosaurs (August 1978)
They ruled the earth for 140 million years, then disappeared. Were some of them warm- blooded? Did some evolve into birds? Paleontologist John H. Ostrom discusses new ideas about those terrible lizards, brought back to life by artist Roy Andersen.

Dinosaurs (January 1993)
Astonishingly adaptable, they roamed the earth for 165 million years. New evidence reveals that some nested in rookeries and migrated in groups. A supplement map depicts the dinosaur presence in ancient North America.

Dinosaurs Take Wing: The Origin of Birds (July 1998)
New fossil discoveries from China reveal astonishing feathered creatures that lived more than 120 million years ago and appear to confirm what scientists have long theorized: Birds are dinosaurs.

Dinosaurs Come Alive; Flesh and Bone: A New Generation of Scientists Brings Dinosaurs Back to Life (March 2003)
Dinosaurs Come Alive Step aside, bone diggers and fossil hunters, a new generation of scientists is using computer modeling and a better understanding of living animals to bring dinosaurs back to life- virtually.

Big Bad Bizarre Dinosaurs (December 2007)
Fossil finds are revealing how evolution took some dinosaurs in bizarre directions, from domed skulls to sickle- shaped toenails.

 

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  • December 2007

    Bethlehem { Bethlehem 2007 A. D. }
    The birthplace of Jesus is today one of the most contentious places on Earth. Israelis fear Bethlehem's radicalized residents, who seethe at the concrete wall that surrounds them. BY MICHAEL FINKEL PHOTOGRAPHS BY CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON
    Permafrost's Precarious Beauty { Frozen Ground; Permafrost; Cold Scapes}
    Vast reaches of the planet have been locked for millennia in stunning permafrost formations. But perhaps not permanently. ESSAY BY BARRY LOPEZ PHOTOGRAPHS BY BERNHARD EDMAIER
    Big Bad Bizarre Dinosaurs { Extreme Dinosaurs}
    Fossil finds are revealing how evolution took some dinosaurs in bizarre directions, from domed skulls to sickle- shaped toenails. ESSAY BY JOHN UPDIKE PHOTOGRAPHS BY IRA BLOCK ART BY PIXELDUST STUDIOS AND RENEGADE 9 ART TEXT BY PETER GWIN SPECIAL SUPPLEM
    Wings of the Albatross { Albatrosses; On the Wings of the Albatross}
    Carried by the longest wingspans of any bird, they soar for thousands of miles without ever setting webbed foot on land. BY CARL SAFINA PHOTOGRAPHS BY FRANS LANTING
    21st- Century Cowboys: Why the Spirit Endures
    Conditions are tough, the pay is lousy, and there is no quittin'time. So why do cowboys love their job? BY ROBERT DRAPER PHOTOGRAPHS BY ROBB KENDRICK

    Supplement:

    PLANET OF THE DINOSAURS: GONDWANA(31 x 20 inches)
    Contents: Images of selected dinosaurs that inhabited the landmass of Gondwana. ; Included: [ Paralititan] ; [ Spinosaurus] ; [ Afrovenator] ; [ Nigersaurus] ; [ Majungasaurus] ; [ Masiakasaurus] ; [ Leaellynasaura] ; [ Carnotaurus] ; [ Amargasaurus] ; [
    PLANET OF THE DINOSAURS: LAURASIA(31 x 20 inches)
    Contents: Images of selected dinosaurs that inhabited the landmass of Laurasia. ; Included: [ Mamenchisaurus] ; [ Tyrannosaurus] ; [ Gigantoraptor] ; [ Parasaurolophus] ; [ Erketu] ; [ Velociraptor] ; [ Sinosauropteryx] ; Tuojiangosaurus] ; [ Mononykus]

    8 in stock

  • March 2003

    Puerto Rico: The State of the Island { Puerto Rico's Divided Passions; True Colors: Divided Loyalties in Puerto Rico}
    Puerto Rico's Divided Passions As citizens they love their country; they also love their island home. Fifty years after becoming residents of a de facto U. S. colony, Puerto Ricans are rethinking the commonwealth's future. BY ANDREW COCKBURN PHOTOGRAPH
    Dinosaurs: Cracking the Mystery of How They Lived { Dinosaurs Come Alive; Flesh and Bone: A New Generation of Scientists Brings Dinosaurs Back to Life}
    Dinosaurs Come Alive Step aside, bone diggers and fossil hunters, a new generation of scientists is using computer modeling and a better understanding of living animals to bring dinosaurs back to life- virtually. BY JOEL ACHENBACH PHOTOGRAPHS BY ROBERT C
    73106: Lemongrass on the Prairie { Zip USA: 73106; ZipUSA: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma}
    ZipUSA: 73106 You won't find steak houses in this corner of Oklahoma City. In Little Saigon, noodle shops reign. BY FRANK BROWNING PHOTOGRAPHS BY PENNY DE LOS SANTOS
    Sky- High in Wildest Alaska { Wrangell- St. Elias National Park; Alaska's Giant of Ice and Stone: Wrangell- St. Elias National Park}
    Alaska's Giant of Ice and Stone Solitude seems as tangi- ble as the mountains in immense Wrangell- St. Elias National Park. This first in a series on American Landscapes surveys a wilderness of unyielding harshness and unbridled majesty. BY ] OHN G. MIT
    Hotspot: Islands of the Pacific { Pacific Hotspot; Islands of the Pacific}
    Hotspot: Islands of the Pacific Take 1, 400 remote specks of land, colonize them with migrant species, then wait a few millen- nia. That's the recipe for biodiversity in the tropical Pacific. BY MICHAEL PARFIT PHOTOGRAPHS BY TIM LAMAN
    Qatar { Qatar's Move Toward Democracy; Revolution From the Top Down: Qatar}
    Revolution From the Top Down First he overthrew his father. Now the ruler of the rich Persian Gulf nation of Qatar strives to modernize a conservative Islamic society by royal decree. BY MARY ANNE WEAVER PHOTOGRAPHS BY ROBB KENDRICK

    Supplement:

    A TRAVELER' S MAP OF THE WEST INDIES(20 1/8 x 31 1/8 inches)
    Contents: Map of the West Indies; airports, beaches, casinos, cruise ports, historic sites, and protected areas noted; insets with maps, notes, area, population, capital, languages, currency, and government. ; Included: Illustrations: Soper' s Hole, Brit
    WEST INDIES(20 1/8 x 31 1/8 inches)
    Contents: Map of the West Indies with notes; insets with maps and illustrations. ; Included: Paintings of George Town, Havana Bay, and old San Juan. ; Also included: Cayman Islands National Museum; Cayman Trench; name origins of Haiti and hurricane; Tai

    13 in stock

  • July 1998

    Dinosaurs Take Wing: The Origin of Birds { Dinosaurs Take Wing}
    New fossil discoveries from China reveal astonishing feathered creatures that lived more than 120 million years ago and appear to confirm what scientists have long theorized: Birds are dinosaurs.
    Inca Mummies { New Inca Mummies; Research Update: New Inca Mummies}
    High in the Peruvian Andes archaeologists have uncovered the remains of four more human sacrifices, adding new insights
    Civilized Denmark
    A clean and prosperous land with virtually no crime or poverty, the smallest country in Scandinavia is, according to an American humorist, the World's Most Nearly Perfect Nation - - except in winter.
    Lure of the Frogfish
    Thriving in warm water around the globe, the frogfish can change color, walk on its fins, and attract prey with wormlike bait that dangles from a spine on its head.
    Natural Hazards { Living With Natural Hazards}
    Ice storms, tornadoes, floods, wildfires - - all exact a high price, yet more and more people are living where such disasters are most likely to strike.
    Yukon River { The Untamed Yukon River}
    A century ago tens of thousands of prospectors rafted its length dreaming of gold. Today North America's fifth largest river yields a mother lode of empty space to dreamers with an itch for challenge and elbow room.

    15 in stock

  • January 1993

    The Power of Money
    Nearly 3, 000 years after the first coins were minted in Asia Minor, electronic wizardry is steering us to a cashless society. But in some lands, stones and pigs remain mediums of exchange.
    Money From the Sea
    For centuries, dentalium shells served as currency throughout western North America. Now researchers show how Indians of Canada's Vancouver Island harvested money from the depths.
    Roaring Through Colca Canyon { Roaring Through Earth's Deepest Canyon}
    An international crew runs Peru's remote Colca River, challenging the pounding rapids and treacherous currents of a spectacular Andean gorge.
    Dinosaurs
    Astonishingly adaptable, they roamed the earth for 165 million years. New evidence reveals that some nested in rookeries and migrated in groups. A supplement map depicts the dinosaur presence in ancient North America.
    Wide Open Wyoming
    It's got a bounty of mineral riches, but native sons and daughters and wannabe Wyomingites love the state most for its open spaces and frontier spirit.

    3 in stock

  • August 1978

    Spitsbergen, Norway's Arctic Hot Spot { Strategic Spitsbergen; Norway's Strategic Arctic Islands}
    Strategic location, a wealth of coal - - and possibly oil - - focus attention on a top- of- the- world archipelago named Svalbard - - Land With Frozen Shores. Gordon Young and Martin Rogers visit islands once too unimportant for any nation to claim.
    Georgia, Unlimited
    Still rich in peaches, pecans, and peanuts, a forward- looking state is shouldering its way to industrial prosperity as well. Alice J. Hall and Bill Weems find little left of its poor- South past.
    New Zealand's High Country
    Yva Momatiuk and John Eastcott tramp the Southern Alps, where ranchers endure the trails and enjoy the rewards of a rugged, lonely way of life.
    The Magic of Aluminum { Aluminum, the Magic Metal}
    Earth's most plentiful and versatile metal also takes prodigious energy to produce. Thomas Y. Canby and James L. Amos report on a phenomenon of the industrial age.
    New Ideas About Dinosaurs { A New Look at Dinosaurs; Startling New Look at Dinosaurs; Startling Finds Prompt. .. A New Look at Dinosaurs}
    They ruled the earth for 140 million years, then disappeared. Were some of them warm- blooded? Did some evolve into birds? Paleontologist John H. Ostrom discusses new ideas about those terrible lizards, brought back to life by artist Roy Andersen.
    Mountain Goats- -Guardians of the Heights { Mountain Goats: Daring Guardians of the Heights}
    Wildlife biologist Douglas H. Chadwick records the precarious life of regal, surefooted masters of shrinking mountain fastness.

    11 in stock

  • February 1942

    Life with an Indian Prince: As Guests of a Maharaja's Brother, Two Young American Naturalists Study Age- old Methods of Hunting with Trained Falcons and Cheetahs and Savor the Pomp of Royal India
    As guests of an Indian prince who shares their interest in falconry, American twin brothers spend three months learning about falconry and hunting in India.
    Parade of Life Through the Ages: Records in Rocks Reveal a Strange Procession of Prehistoric Creatures, from Jellyfish to Dinosaurs, Giant Sloths, Saber- toothed Tigers, and Primitive Man
    Fossils help scientists piece together the history of dinosaurs, mammoths, early birds, and primitive mammals.
    Taming Flood Dragons Along China's Hwang Ho
    Redirected in 1938 to prevent Japanese advance, the 2, 500- mile course of the Hwang Ho, or Yellow River, has flooded the plains of China, forcing farmers to build dikes to save their crops.
    Facts about the Philippines
    The lush, mineral- rich Philippines, 7, 083 islands in the Pacific with a population of 16 million, were recently invaded by Japan.

    1 in stock

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