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Encyclopedia of Evolution

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences, Social sciences, Anthropology
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3,672 words
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Dinosauria was first recognized as a group and named in 1842 by the great British anatomist Sir Richard Owen. ...

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Magic Universe: A Grand Tour of Modern Science

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Science and technology, History of Science
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1,828 words

Why small was beautiful in the end ...

When reptiles ruled the earth, the great survival strategies were to

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The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
314 words

The first dinosaur bones in Canada were reported from southern Saskatchewan in 1874. By 1910, the rich dinosaur ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
123 words

Any of a large number of reptiles that lived during the Mesozoic era, between 225 and 65 million years ago. ...

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The Oxford Companion to the Earth

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography
Length:
1,821 words
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The name ‘dinosaur’ (‘terrible reptile’) was first coined by Sir Richard Owen, a British anatomist, in 1841. He ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
a fossil reptile of the Mesozoic era, often reaching an enormous size; in extended usage, a person or thing that is outdated or has become obsolete because of failure to adapt to changing ... More

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