Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Barnum uncovered more dinosaur skeletons than anyone had before him, and he was responsible for the discovery of the Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Read more about the book at author Tracey Fern's website.
Here's a picture of Barnum uncovering the T. Rex skeleton:
NPR video about how T. Rex moved.)
And here's a great video about Barnum and his discoveries, including many pictures of Barnum on his archaeological digs, as well as pictures of the dinosaur skeletons he discovered:
And, if you enjoyed Barnum's Bones, you might also like Buffalo Music, also by Tracey Fern, which tells the story of Mary Ann Goodnight, the woman who was responsible for forming one of the first herds of buffaloes to live in captivity. Check it out at our library!