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Dinosaurs Pterosaurs

What’s the Difference Between Pterosaurs and Dinosaurs?

Nothing bothers paleontologists more than calling pterosaurs dinosaurs. Why?

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Museum Reviews

A Review of the Royal Ontario Museum’s Dawn of Life Exhibit

After four years, the wait is finally over. Check out my thoughts about the Royal Ontario Museum’s latest exhibit, the Dawn of Life Gallery

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Dinosaurs Max's Random Ramblings The History of Paleontology

The Many Faces of Megalosaurus

Just how many dinosaurs have been named Megalosaurus? If you ask me, far too many.

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Dinosaurs Max's Random Ramblings The History of Paleontology

The First Dinosaur was Named What now?

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…

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Documentary reviews

Dino Docs: Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park is far and away the most famous dinosaur movie made. But does its groundbreaking effects and storytelling hold up to the critique of science?

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Documentary reviews

Dino Docs: Walking With Dinosaurs (1999)

In 1999, the BBC released one of the most commercially and critically successful dinosaur documentaries of all time. But has it stood the test of time? A review of the BBC classic Walking With Dinosaurs.

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Documentary reviews

Dino Docs: Prehistoric Park

In 2006, my grandfather recorded Prehistoric Park on VCR. I still watch it to this day. A review of my favourite docuseries, BBC’s Prehistoric Park.

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Dinosaurs

Tyrannosaurus vs Giganotosaurus: Who is the Superior Killing Machine?

While Tyrannosaurus has long been hailed as the king of the dinosaurs, its crown has come under scrutiny. The challenger? Giganotosaurus, an animal even larger than T-rex.