The Tonya Harding of the Dinosaur Kingdom

By Carl Zimmer | June 24, 2010 12:53 pm

Here’s the best paleontology routine I’ve heard in the last…well, I’m not sure I’ve ever heard a paleontology routine before. This guy knows his dinosaurs, cold! Just look at his contempt when an audience member shouts out “Pterosaur.” Warning: f-bombs away!

Thanks to Boing Boing

Update: Dan Telfer explains why the mistakes are part of the joke. Nota bene, fact checkers!

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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.

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