Brian Switek

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Writing under the name Brian Switek, Riley Black is a collection of 206-some odd bones and associated soft tissues. She's the author of several books, including My Beloved Brontosaurus and Written In Stone, and she writes for the Scientific American blog, Laelaps. A fossil fanatic since the time she was knee-high to a Stegosaurus, she is the resident palaeontologist for

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