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Separating The Dinosaur Fact From Dinosaur Fiction

Jun 25, 2015

If you’ve ever wanted to get your questions answered about real dinosaurs, you have a chance this Friday night at Fernbank.
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"Jurassic World" has stomped its summer competition, grossing more than a $1 billion at the box office. 

A dinosaur descendant, Australia's southern cassowary can range up to six feet in height.
Credit Anthony Martin

And if you’ve ever wanted to get your questions answered about real dinosaurs, you have a chance this Friday night. That’s when Fernbank Museum of Natural History is screening the original "Jurassic Park," followed by an audience Q-and-A with a real paleontologist.

Paleontologist Dr. Anthony Martin, answered a few of our own burning questions about dinosaur fact-versus-fiction, starting with whether this summer’s smash hit bears much resemblance at all to what scientists now know about Jurassic reality.