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This is "A Statue for Father" (1959) by Isaac Asimov. From Wikipedia: A theoretical physicist and his son work on the theory of time travel, and experiment with a method of reaching back into time and retrieving objects More by serendipity than design, they manage to retrieve a nest of dinosaur eggs which in due course hatch. They keep on working ...


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It's Poor Little Warrior!, by Brian W Aldiss. Claude Ford shoots the brontosaurus without the slightest difficulty, but forgets that when it died its parasites would leave it, and they would be far more dangerous. They pick his carcass loving clean. So you pause, and as you pause, something lands socko on your back, pitching you face forward into ...


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It is at least speculated by the narrator that the great grand-daddy of them all, The Time Machine by HG Wells (first published in 1895), may be an answer to your question. At the end of the book the Time Traveller disappears with his machine, and the narrator muses thus: It may be that he swept back into the past, and fell among the blood-drinking, ...


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In Universe Because the 3rd movie is on a different part of the island from the second. From the script of The Lost world: (showing that some of the dinosaurs gathered in different parts of the island) LUDLOW (cont'd) Our infrareds show their nesting sites are concentrated in the island interior. That's why we planned on ...


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@user14111 made a suggestion in a comment: 'John Russell Fearn's "Liners of Time" was published as a 4-part serial in Amazing Stories for May, June, July, and August of 1935.' I picked up a DVD with a bunch of Amazing Stories scans on eBay here, which included the May and August 1935 issues, and it turned out that the section with the characters traveling ...


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Bloodfang, published in British comic Eagle, issues 116–127 and 129–158 (1983–84). The first series (12 episodes, 38 pages) begins with Bloodfang hatching from his egg, 100 million years ago. He promptly kills his siblings, and is raised by his mother, Karka, until she is killed in a fight with the tyrannosaur pack leader, Blackheart, who happens to be ...


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Dinotopia The description sounds like elements of both the book series and the filmed version Society of sentient dinosaurs Dinotopia is a fictional utopia created by the artist and writer James Gurney. It is the setting for his illustrated book series about an island inhabited by humans and sentient dinosaurs who have formed a complex, ...


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Maybe the story "The Beetle in the Amber" by Joseph W. Skidmore, Amazing Stories, November 1933. It's summarized on p. 384 of the reference book Science Fiction: The Gernsback Years which can be read on google books here: Donald Cromwell and his wife Joane are experiencing marital strain as a result of Joane's fixation on an amber bead containing a large ...


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Not sure how long "many years ago" is. But, this sounds a lot like the S.M. Stirling novel The Sky People. It is the first of the Lords of Creation Series. Points that match: ...about a planet with dinosaurs and Stone Age man on it. Check: In this alternate universe, life exists on Venus and Mars. In 1962 the USSR drops planetary probes on Venus ...


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I found the answer. It was The Adventures of T. Rex. Thank you for everyone's help.


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1952: A Sound of Thunder, by Ray Bradbury, is about a man who hunts dinosaurs, carefully chosen by the business that takes him back in time. It's a very good story, I encourage you to read it.


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According to the Dinosaur Protection Group website created as part of the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom promotional campaign, Masrani Global Corporation secretly developed new dinosaurs on Isla Sorna between TLW:JP and JP3. The site explicitly lists every new dinosaur from the question except for the Brachiosaurus, which might simply have been elsewhere on ...


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Okay, I think I found it. The design definitely rings a bell, the dates are good, and even if I can't find the rainbow episode, I know it's this one. It's Dino Babies (Dino Junior in french), a cartoon produced in 1993 and broadcast in 1997 in France. On wikipedia.fr, I see Ireland for the origin country, but on .en it's Canada/UK. Anyways, it's the story ...


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The series is the Stone Dance of the Chameleon, by Richard Pinto Carnelian is the hero, and he's romantically involved with the heir to the throne - the two of them start the second book in exile, and Carnelian's lover has plans to win his way back to power. This involves, as you say, upsetting the status quo and creating an army from among the relatively ...


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I found it. I was correct, it was not Day of the Dragonstar. HOWEVER, at the time I wrote the question, I was not aware that it was the first in a trilogy. The book I was seeking is the 2nd in the trilogy; The Night of the Dragonstar.


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Attack of the Tyrannosaurus by Rex Stone. The Google Books summary says: Tom and Jamie can't believe their luck when they find a secret entrance to a prehistoric world filled with dinosaurs! The first dinosaur they meet is a friendly wannanosaurus. It eats the fruit from super-stinky ginkgo trees. But soon, Tom and Jamie meet a much less friendly dino: ...


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A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder (1888) by James De Mille In the novel many dinosaurs are mentioned as it is your typical trapped in a "lost world" type story as described on Wikipedia. The main story of the novel is the narrative of the adventures of Adam More, a British sailor shipwrecked on a homeward voyage from Tasmania. After ...


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1882: "The Iguanodon's Egg" and "The Hatching of the Iguanodon", a two-part story by Robert Duncan Milne, published in the April 1, 1882 and April 8, 1882 issues of The Argonaut, available at the Internet Archive. An ancient egg is unearthed in New Guinea. Warmed by the sun and a man who uses it as a throne, after a while it hatches a real live iguanodon.


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Possibly The Dinosaur Four by Geoff Jones, apparently an independently published novel. The Goodreads description mentions a cafe: They came for the coffee and wound up in the Cretaceous. A ticking sound fills the air as Tim MacGregor enters The Daily Edition Café, hoping to meet his new girlfriend for coffee. Moments later, a chunk of building is ...


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Building on Frank's answer, there was a book series based on "A Sound of Thunder", "Ray Bradbury presents Dinosaur World" (actually written by Stephen Leigh). The plot continued the story, and the first one did indeed have the main characters being captured by intelligent dinosaurs, although they were ornithiomimids rather than raptors. There were several ...


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I know you said it's not The Land Before Time, but it did have a TV series and episode 24, "Search for the Sky Color Stones" involved a rainbow: When the gang sees the sky colors in the sky disappear (a rainbow), the gang splits up to find sky color stones (geodes). The group does include a triceratops (Cera). I don't believe there was a Diplodocus ...


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I finally tracked it down. The book I was after is by Miroslav Zamboch and titled Predators (Predátoři); it was published in 2007. Summary from the link and translated courtesy of my browser so there may be mistakes. People have long ruled their planet and want more, to control the universe - and time. The opportunity to look back in the past is so ...


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Adventures in Time and Space 1946 by Raymond Healy and J. Francis McComas contains the story "The Sands of Time" (1937) by P. Schuyler Miller. The hero travels back in time to the age of dinosaurs and encounters space aliens, If I remember correctly. At one point narrating his story he tells a paelenotologist of glimpsing what looked like a brontosaur in ...


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The one-page poem is "Reward of Virtue" by L. Sprague de Camp. It was published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, September 1970, available at the Internet Archive. He prayed all the night and he prayed all the day That God would provide him a dragon to slay; [. . . .] And in the Cretaceous, Sir Gilbert de Vere Discovered a fifty-...


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It looks like "End of an Era" by Robert J. Sawyer. Archaeologist Brandon Thackery and his rival Miles 'Klicks' Jordan fulfill a dinosaur lover's dream with history's first time-travel jaunt to the late Mesozoic. Hoping to solve the extinction mystery, they find Earth's gravity is only half its 21st century value and dinosaurs that behave very ...


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This is the 3rd Armada Monster Book. The story with the dinosaur and the crane is one I remember fondly, it's called The Machine Monster (Daphne Froome). The one with the hot and cold dragons is Prince Prigio and the Firedrake (Andrew Lang).


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There are two scale maps in the The World of Kong: A Natural History of Skull Island factbook, based on the film. The first advises us that it's 1:50000 (e.g. 1cm = 500 meters). Later in the same book we have a simplified topographical map set to the same scale with a scale in cm below it. Skull Island is shown to be approximately 14.5km x 19km giving it a ...


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Does the name Dinosaur King ring a bell? It has a group of kids finding a series of tablets in the woods, and it also involves time travel using what are referred to as Element Stones.


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(It looks like someone beat me to the punch with this answer while I was writing it! Sorry about that, I'll leave mine here for extra information!) There are a lot of dinosaur cartoons, but from your description you may be referring to the cartoon Dinosaur King which aired between 2007 to 2008, and focused on a trio of kids who each had their own pet ...


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The Shadow Out of Time is a novella by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written between November 1934 and February 1935, it was first published in the June 1936 issue of Astounding Stories. - Wikipedia. The protagonist is forced to switch bodies with an eldritch abomination living in Earth's Paleogean past (actually a member of Earth's fauna ...


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