TITLE

METHODS OF DEFENCE

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Dangerous Dinosaurs;2008, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents questions and answers related to dinosaur defenses, including whether a sauropod has the capability to crush an attacker, which dinosaur had a thumb spike, and a description of dinosaur armour.
ACCESSION #
43827284

 

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