The Griffin and the Dinosaur

The Griffin and the Dinosaur

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Could Griffins have been real? When Adrienne Mayor carefully read the ancient Greek and Roman descriptions, this mythic hybrid of a lion and an eagle sounded like something people had actually seen. What could explain that evidence? After a decade of hunting through myths, poring over old maps, and tracing the discoveries of modern dinosaur hunters, she found the answer: awesome dinosaur fossils observed by ancient gold-hunters in the Gobi desert. Here is the story of one insightful, curious, and determined woman who solved the mystery of the Griffin, and invented a new science. Now she and others travel the world matching myths and fossils.
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ISBN: 9781426311086

Published Date: April 8, 2014

Publisher: National Geographic

Language: English

Page Count: 48

Size: 11.16" l x 9.47" w x 0.39" h