An azure sky, met at the horizon by turquoise waters, lends a peaceful feel to the island. Just a few days after the last shore bird has left, out in the distance to the west, small white arcs begin to appear above the water. After a time, individual forms can be distinguished, stretched out horizontally above the sea. Eventually, they reveal themselves as a flock of large, winged Pteranodon - handsome, crested pterosaurs, some sporting wingspans of more than twenty-five feet (7.6 meters).
The Mesozoic world was filled with stunning natural wonders. Following an extinction that effectively decimated ninety-five percent of the creatures on earth, life returned with a glorious vengeance. From sharks and dragonflies to tyrannosaurs and pteradactyls, the seas, valleys, forests, and deserts were populated with incredible wildlife that rivals that of our modern world.
From the nesting strategies of mothers to the first steps of their offspring, from males battling for territory to every creature's struggle for survival in shifting landscapes, In the Presence of Dinosaurs immerses you in the realities of prehistoric life.