Instant Genius: Dinosaurs

Everything you need to know about dinosaurs, from how they thought, to what Jurassic Park got wrong.

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Steve Brusatte The truth about dinosaurs

The image of dinosaurs as drab, slow-witted reptilians is slowly being overturned - we talk to palaeontologist Steve Brusatte to find out how.