A Brontosaurus on a Polish postage stamp.

A Brontosaurus on a Polish postage stamp.

Last week, kids of all ages cheered the news that the Brontosaurus is back. A new study says the long-necked animal — for a century thought to be essentially the same as the Apatosaurus — is in fact a distinct genus of dinosaur. We learn about the research changing how dinosaurs are classified and get an update on the five-year project under way at the Smithsonian to take apart and study the fossils there.


  • Matthew Carrano Curator of Dinosauria, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History


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