In his amusing new book “My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, And Our Favorite Dinosaurs”, writer Brian Switek shatters myths and childhood memories with the latest in dinosaur science.  Lots of renaming and reimagining gets reported but one idea in particular caught my attention.  Switek takes the creatures that we call dinosaurs (T.rex & Friends) and calls  them “non-avian” dinosaurs.  Meaning, today’s birds are not just related to the stars of Jurassic Park, they’re bona fide dinos themselves!  Stay tuned for more details in a future post but…hey, why the duck is my coffee cup jiggling so badly?!  What is that loud, thumping…what the…arrrrrghhhhhhh…….


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