The traveling AMNH exhibit “Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries
” opens Friday at Houston Museum of Natural History. Read an article
featuring Dr. Bob Bakker, curator of paleontology for the HMNS.
"You can proclaim, you can shout down the hall, that dinosaurs are not extinct, because birds are dinosaurs," Bakker said. "They're not cousins, they're not nieces and nephews, they're not relations that crossed the bayou. They are dinosaurs. If you want to understand the essence of Tyrannosaurus rex, you must think big bird, really big bird."