Paleontologists as Detectives
Lecture no. 4 from the course: A New History of Life
Taught by Professor Stuart Sutherland | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Learn how paleontologists interpret fossils to reconstruct the traits and environments of extinct life forms. Examine some of the pitfalls of the field, including cultural biases that can lead to doubtful conclusions, such as that Tyrannosaurus rex was as terrible as depicted in the movies.