Paleontology

The Brontosaurus Never Existed

The Brontosaurus was falsely discovered by eager paleontologists excited at the prospect of a new dinosaur. However, they were mislead by finding a more complete skeleton of a dinosaur that had already been discovered.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The Brontosaurus isn't a real dinosaur. 01:01

  2. Despite it being misnamed, the beloved dinosaur has become a pop culture icon. 03:20

  3. We now know that some dinosaurs had feathers. 04:59

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