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By Robert Mash. 2020
'Who could resist a handbook about potential pets that has a little symbol for "likes children" and a separate one…for "likes children to eat"... wonderful' GUARDIANHollywood and the popular press would have us believe that all dinosaurs are gigantic, hostile and untameable. In fact, there are many species that make charming and even useful companions: Velociraptor - a splendid, loyal, fierce, friendDeinonychus - will not eat dog food (dogs are another matter)Tyrannosaurus - least suitable to keep; will need special licenceOrnithomimus - an appealing first dinosaur for the child anxious for her first rideThis book advises you which dinosaur is right for you and your home, from the city apartment dweller looking for a lap pet, to the country estate owner looking to tighten up on security. HOW TO KEEP DINOSAURS is a bestselling guide, packed with the sort of information keen dinosaur keepers crave - from feeding and housing to curing common ailments, breeding and showing your animal. The author, a zoologist with extensive experience of dinosaurs, has provided a timely and much-needed source book for all those who keep dinosaurs and for the huge numbers who are contemplating getting one. It is as essential to every dinosaur keeper as a stout shovel and a tranquilliser rifle.
By Kay Frydenborg. 2016
We know dogs are our best animal friends, but have you ever thought about what that might mean? Fossils show…we’ve shared our work and homes with dogs for tens of thousands of years. Now there’s growing evidence that we influenced dogs’ evolution—and they, in turn, changed ours. Even more than our closest relatives, the apes, dogs are the species with whom we communicate best. Combining history, paleontology, biology, and cutting-edge medical science, Kay Frydenborg paints a picture of how two different species became deeply entwined—and how we coevolved into the species we are today.
By Warren Elsmore. 2017
From a master LEGO builder comes seventeen easy-to-build dinosaur projects using nothing but LEGO bricks!What's better than dinosaurs or building…with LEGO bricks? Building amazing dinosaur projects out of your LEGO bricks, of course! Brick by Brick Dinosaurs provides more than fifteen amazing projects to build with your LEGO bricks. Follow the easy step-by-step instructions to create favorites like the triceratops, stegosaurus, and brachiosaurus, as well as the super cool sarcosuchus, archaeopteryx, pteranodon, and more. Scattered throughout are fun and fascinating facts about dinosaurs and prehistoric times. This is a must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs or LEGO.