Podcast: SciCafe–Why Dinosaurs Matter with Diego Pol

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Close-up of the Titanosaur (Patagotitan Mayorum) head with its large body visible behind it.

The Titanosaur, Patagotitan mayorum, is the largest-known dinosaur to ever walk the Earth—weighing more than 10 African elephants. How did it get so big? How did it dominate the prehistoric landscape for millions of years? And what can this extinct animal teach us about our own future on this planet? Join paleontologist Diego Pol as he explores these questions and recounts his journey leading the team that discovered the Museum’s Titanosaur.

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This SciCafe took place at the Museum on May 1, 2019.