A pair of fierce but beautiful eyes look out from the undergrowth of conifers. She is an intelligent killer...
So begins one of the most extraordinary novels you will ever read. The time is 120 million years ago, the place is the plains of prehistoric Utah, and the eyes belong to an unforgettable heroine. Her name is Raptor Red, and she is a female Raptor dinosaur.
Painting a rich and colorful picture of a lush prehistoric world, leading paleontologist Robert T. Bakker tells his story from within Raptor Red's extraordinary mind, dramatizing his revolutionary theories in this exciting tale. From a tragic loss to the fierce struggle for survival to a daring migration to the Pacific Ocean to escape a deadly new predator, Raptor Red combines fact an fiction to capture for the first time the thoughts, emotions, and behaviors of the most magnificent, enigmatic creatures ever to walk the face of the earth.
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Simply THE BEST of its (very small and exclusive) genre. Anytime you see a Science or Discovery Channel production about dinosaurs the chances are very high that Bakker will be an on-camera spokesperson. Dr. Bakker is an informative, creative and lively paleontologist. I bought the harcover.