The word ‘dinosaur’ conjures images of a massive T. rex or a stoic Stegosaurus, both members of a group that died out around 66 million years ago. But what if that wasn’t the case? The new book Flying Dinosaurs: How fearsome reptiles became birds challenges the widely held belief that there are no more dinosaurs … [Read more…]
Anzu wyliei – United States, Late Cretaceous (66 million years ago), described 2014 From the Hell Creek formation of the Dakotas, Anzu has been described by the Smithsonian Institution and Carnegie Museum scientists who found it as the ‘chicken from hell’ and a cross between an emu and a lizard. Only the second feathered … [Read more…]
I stopped by for a chat last night about Flying Dinosaurs with Scott Bevan and Laetitia Lemke on ABC News 24.
This afternoon I had a good chat to Rebecca McLaren on ABC Queensland about Flying Dinosaurs and the dinosaur-bird link. A lot has changed in the world of dinosaurs since Jurassic Park was released in 1993. The original film would look – and sound – very different if it were made today. Would Tyrannosaurus rex … [Read more…]