The Scientist Is In: Dinosaur Ancestors

Part of The Scientist Is In

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Visitor views the full-length fossil skeleton of the Apatosaurus. Apatosaurus mount in the Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs.
C. Chesek/© AMNH
Where did the largest dinosaurs come from? 

Museum researcher Kimberley Chapelle explores this and many other questions in the Division of Paleontology. Learn about the great-great-great-grandparents of beloved species like Diplodocus, see the oldest dinosaur eggs ever found, and explore the relationship between giant sauropod species such as Apatosaurus and modern-day birds and reptiles in this family-friendly presentation.

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