The New Dinosaurs

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R. turn once again to the animal kingdom for the first passengers of their new, manned moon ship. Accounts stated that griffins guarded gold in Scythia. Although some species have separate male and female flowers, most have both male and female gametophytes in each flower. Ornithischians were dinosaurs that had bird-like hips and other features that you can find in modern birds. The above tables provided information on dinosaurs that were named according to some of their physical features or behavior.

Pages: 192

Publisher: iBooks (November 1, 2000)

ISBN: 0743407245

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