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Re: good science and nature books?

> Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 06:28:34 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Sarah Garrison <msgarrison@sbcglobal.net>
> Hi, Ian here again.  Do you have any ideas for good science and
> nature books I could read?  My interests are dinosaurs and
> pre-dinosaur reptiles, birds, extinct mammals and hominid evolution.

Hi, Ian.  There are some reviews of dinosaur-related books at
and some briefer recommendations at
You may find them useful.

> I also like future animals -- I've designed about fifty of those!

Then you may enjoy Dan Benson's Speculative Dinosaur Project:
(in spite of its disappointingly conservative sauropods).

> Oh, information on good websites and journals where I can find the
> latest news would be great, too.  I get Scientific American and lots
> of kid magazines like "Muse" and "Odyssey," but my mom is not very
> good at finding the best sites for science news and journals -- no
> offense to Mom.

Several good dinosaur-related web-sites are described and linked from

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