Science the Enemy of Dinosaur Toys?

Lisa over at Collector’s Weekly did a fun piece that looks at our favorite Dinos and how Science has changed the field so much that everything we learned about these thunder lizards was wrong. Lisa says it better of course…

Well, information unearthed during the past two decades proves that everything we thought we knew about the Big Three was wrong. Thanks, science! Here’s how all those books and playthings you cherished as a kid—your educational toys—are completely outdated.

To find out why what you learned about Dinosaurs was wrong, drop by Collector’s Weekly and read, How Science Made Your Dino Toys Extinct.

Phil Tippett’s Prehistoric Beast

This stop motion short film, made in a garage in 1984, was the catalyst that launched the wild idea of creating an independent business whose sole purpose was to create animation for movies. And so began Tippett Studio. Phil sort of had an inkling that Dinosaurs might be once again popular as PB preceded a wave of popular interest in dinosaurs spurred on in 1990 with the publishing of Michael Crichton’s book, Jurassic Park and the subsequent blockbuster movie by Steven Spielberg in 1993.


Head over to YouTube to watch the full short [via] MeFi