Dinosaur of the day Dracopelta, an ankylosaur with sides covered in overlapping armor.
Interview with Brian Switek, a science writer who’s written for Smithsonian, National Geographic, Nature, Slate, and Jurassic World, to name a few, he has a blog, Laelaps, on Scientific American, and he’s written numerous books, including My Beloved Brontosaurus, Prehistoric Predators, and Written in Stone.
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