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Get to Know a Dino: Gastornis gigantea

Get to Know a Dino: Gastornis gigantea

Decades ago, this extinct flightless species would have been called a bird, full stop. Today, this not-so-distant relative of Velociraptor is recognized as one more fascinating fossil organism in the unbroken line between one group of dinosaurs and modern birds.

Tags: Birds, Dinosaurs Among Us

Primordial Predators

Primordial Predators

The new exhibition Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World brings a variety of live crocodiles and their relatives, including alligators and dwarf crocodiles, to the Museum.

Tags: crocodiles

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