By Kenneth Carpenter
This evaluate of dinosaur discoveries in Mexico synthesizes present information regarding the geography and setting of the quarter through the Mesozoic while it was once the western margin of the traditional continent of Pangea. The booklet summarizes learn on numerous teams, together with turtles, lepidosauromorphs, plesiosaurs, crocodyliforms, pterosaurs, and final yet now not least, dinosaurs. additionally, chapters specialize in trackways and different hint fossils and on K/P boundary (the Chicxulub crater, underneath the Gulf of Mexico, has been hypothesized because the web site of the boloid effect that killed off the dinosaurs). Dinosaurs and different Reptiles from the Mesozoic of Mexico is an up to date, informative quantity on a space that has no longer been comprehensively defined until eventually now.
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