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The immobilized prey were then swarmed by predators, who in turn became trapped in the bog and died. —Randall L. Milstein See also: Carnivores; Dinosaurs; Fossils; Paleontology; Predation; Prehistoric animals; Reptiles; Tyrannosaurus. Bibliography DeCourten, Frank. Dinosaurs of Utah. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1998. A beautifully illustrated book detailing the dinosaur remains discovered and identi- 18 • Allosaurus fied in Utah. The book details the discoveries, including allosaurs, unearthed in the famous Cleveland-Lloyd Quarry.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. A good basic book on dinosaurology. The book reads easily and is a fine reference for both the general reader and the more serious researcher. , Peter Dodson, and Halszka Osmólska, eds. The Dinosauria. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990. The first comprehensive, critical, and authoritative review of dinosaur taxonomy, phylogeny, biogeography, paleobiology, and stratigraphic distribution of all known dinosaurs. Provides a very detailed overview of dinosaur anatomy.
Studying Adaptive Radiation Not all scientific information is gained by experimentation: Aconsiderable portion of science is descriptive and is based upon observation. In determining that adaptive radiation has occurred and is indeed taking place among living species, much supporting evidence has come from the study of fossils and from observations of the structural, physiological, and behavioral adaptations of current animals. Clearly, wide-scale experimentation would be out of the question. No matter how well Adaptive radiation • 11 an experiment may be designed to test the concept of adaptive radiation, the scientist could not be around thousands or millions of years from now to gather the data.