Instead of an in-depth analysis of the latest paper about Spinosaurus, it’s time to examine why this dinosaur is such a controversial subject for paleontologists.
Category: The History of Paleontology
Stories from the early days of paleontology
Despite being a scientific field, paleontology often finds itself victim to clickbait of Gigantic proportions.
Just how many dinosaurs have been named Megalosaurus? If you ask me, far too many.
While today we recognize fossils as the remains of extinct animals, our ancestors weren’t so observant. This led to a few… peculiar name choices, including that of the first known dinosaur fossil…