Tell us Jack, where are they? Palaeontologist Jack Horner discovered the first dinosaur eggs in the Western hemisphere, and has discovered wide-ranging evidence for colonial nesting, parental care, and even the first dinosaur embryos. But, I bet you didn’t know that he was the inspiration for the character of Alan Grant in Jurassic Park.

 

What TED say:

“In a spellbinding talk, paleontologist Jack Horner tells the story of how iconoclastic thinking revealed a shocking secret about some of our most beloved dinosaurs.”

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