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How dinosaurs were first discovered

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Many of us loved them as a kid and still secretly love them today. I am talking about dinosaurs. What’s much less known is how they were first discovered, what consequences this huge discovery had for science and how dinosaurs inspired the myth of dragons. Let’s go back in time to answer these questions.

Lachlan is a PhD student at UNSW Sydney and fascinated by extinct creatures.

In this episode your hosts Dom and Cat chat with guest Lachlan Hart, a PhD student in Paleobiology at the University of New South Wales in Sydney. Lachlan studies all things dead, mostly extinct amphibians. We talked about his research a few months ago. This time, he is here as our expert on dinosaurs and how they were first discovered.

Listen in to the interview: https://soundcloud.com/user-982894834/how-dinosaurs-were-first?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing

Today we know that many dinosaurs had feathers and dinosaurs likely perpetuated the myth of dragons in many different cultures.