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Jurassic Park...Not just Fiction

 Jack Horner is developing a way to create a dinosaur. Yes, a real live dinosaur. His newest book, How to Build a Dinosaur: Extinction Doesn't Have to be Forever, explains to readers how he and his staff are working to construct a dinosaur without the use of dino DNA. He plans to use bird DNA.

Jack as well as many paleontologists believe dinosaurs are not extinct but have evolved into birds. In Wired Magazine, he is quoted as saying, "Dinosaurs are not extinct; they're still with us in this sense. Birds look different, but it's all cosmetic. By tweaking some genes, we can bring out the underlying similarities." 

Interested in learning more about dinosaurs, birds, and Jack Horner? Click on these links.

How to Build a Dinosaur: Extinction Doesn't Have to be Forever by Jack Horner

The Natural History Museum book of Dinosaurs by Time Gordom

Jack Horner-Museum of the Rockies

Jack Horner Knows his Dinosaurs

Jurassic Park 





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