Subject: Nature / Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures

Subject: Nature / Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures

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Bone Wars

|9780822958468|The Excavation Of Andrew Carnegie’s Dinosaur| Winner of the 2002 Spur Award for Best Western Nonfiction – Contemporary Less than one hundred years ago, Diplodocus carnegii—named after industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie—was the most famous dinosaur on the planet. The most complete fossil skeleton unearthed to date, and one of the largest dinosaurs ever discovered, Diplodocus was displayed in a dozen museums around the world and viewed by millions of people. Bone Wars explains how a fossil unearthed in the badlands of Wyoming in 1899 helped give birth to the public’s fascination with prehistoric beasts. Rea also traces the evolution…

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