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Tyrannosaurus Sue by Steve Fiffer

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Published by Paperback Nova Audio Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Paleontology,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures,
  • Nature,
  • Audio - Nonfiction,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJim Bond (Reader)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12323470M
ISBN 101587882922
ISBN 109781587882920

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Discovered by Sue Hendrickson and Peter Larson (president of the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research) in the wastelands of South Dakota, the largest T-Rex had survived millions of years, Sues last meal was some kind of platypus. She was also the subject of multiple lawsuits and a Sotherbys auction/5. Discovered by Sue Hendrickson and Peter Larson (president of the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research) in the wastelands of South Dakota, the largest T-Rex had survived millions of years, Sue's last meal was some kind of platypus. She was also the subject of multiple lawsuits and a Sotherby's auction.4/5(26). Buy Tyrannosaurus Sue on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Tyrannosaurus Sue: Steve Fiffer, Jim Bond: : Books Skip to main content/5(25).   The Paperback of the Tyrannosaurus Sue: The Extraordinary Saga of Largest, Most Fought Over T. Rex Ever Found by Steve Fiffer at Barnes & : Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.

When Sue Found Sue: Sue Hendrickson Discovers Her T. Rex is a children's picture book written by Toni Buzzeo and illustrated by Diana Sudyka, which is a biography about Sue Hendrickson, an explorer and fossil collector, who found the biggest and most complete skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Susan Hendrickson is an American explorer and fossil collector.4/5.   While Steven Fiffer's account of events in Tyrannosaurus Sue is more objective and comprehensive, Larson and Donnan's book provides the personal, behind-the-scenes drama that only someone who lived it could provide. Highly recommended for most libraries. Gloria Maxwell, Penn Valley Community Coll. Lib., Kansas City, MO/5(28). Get to know the dinosaur known as Specimen FMNH PR You may know SUE as the hilarious, pun-loving dinosaur turning Twitter into a personal smorgasbord. Or you might treasure that selfie you snapped with this fearsome fossil looming overhead. But there’s a lot more to SUE’s story than characters or a passing glance might offer. “Witty, clear-eyed and down-to-earth I recommend highly that you read [Tyrannosaurus Sue] as the opening act to the museum extravaganza. It will help you understand how the museum (and its corporate partners, McDonald's and Disney) came to pay $ million for a pile of rocks.”Cited by: 3.

  Tyrannosaurus Sue is the definitive insider's look at how this dramatic discovery, and the ensuing legal struggle, played out. In his book The Complete T. Rex, paleontologist Jack Horner, curator of the Museum of the Rockies, based in Bozeman, Montana, provides the following "recipe" for making a fossil: "An animal dies. Soon after death Author: Steve Fiffer.   In enchanting picture book ‘When Sue Found Sue,’ T. rex takes a back seat to its discoverer As Smithsonian debuts a dinosaur, young readers get to learn about Sue .   This hot-button question is just one of many permeating Tyrannosaurus Sue, the true story of the most impressive, most complete, and most litigated T. rex skeleton yet unearthed. But Tyrannosaurus Sue is about much more than big government and lawyers in fact, it's mainly about the impact on a scientific and societal level of a very big dinosaur. Over 65 million years ago in what is now South Dakota, a battle-scarred Tyrannosaurus rex matriarch—perhaps mortally wounded in a ferocious fight—fell into the riverbed and died. In her skeleton was found, virtually complete, in what many have called the most spectacular dinosaur fossil discovery to then another battle began - a "survival of the fittest" free-for-all 5/5(3).