Book ‘How Fast Did T. rex Run?’ by David Hone

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Unsolved Questions from the Frontiers of Dinosaur Science

The revolution in science that is transforming our understanding of dinosaurs. In just the past twenty years, we have learned more about dinosaurs than we did in the previous two centuries. This book describes the extraordinary advances in palaeontology that are beginning to solve many of the mysteries surrounding these marvelous prehistoric creatures, from their ways of communicating to their mating habits, the color of their skin, their migration patterns and extinction. How did dinosaurs rear their young? What did they eat? What did T. rex actually do with those tiny arms? David Hone draws on his own discoveries at the forefront of dinosaur science to illuminate these and other questions. Each chapter in this lively and informative book covers a key topic in dinosaur science, such as origins, diversity…

Publisher: Princeton University Press (August 2, 2022); Pages: 280 pages; ISBN-10: 0691242518; ISBN-13: 978-0691242514;

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Author’s biography: David Hone is Chief Climate Change Advisor at Shell International Ltd. He joined Shell in 1980 after graduating as a Chemical Engineer from the University of Adelaide in Australia, and previously held positions in refinery technology, oil trading and shipping areas for Shell. David has been the principal climate change adviser for Shell since 2001 and has represented the company in that capacity in a wide variety of forums. He is a board member of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), was Chairman of IETA from 2011-2013 and is a board member of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) in Washington.