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Jurassic World Dominion: a palaeontologist on what the film gets wrong about dinosaurs

By Ben Igielman, PhD student palaeontology , University of Oxford
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Almost 30 years after Jurassic Park first screened, the beloved franchise is back with its latest film Jurassic World Dominion, released in the UK on Friday. Our favourite characters, such as the Tyrannosaurus-rex and Velociraptor, return and we meet some new ones, like the giant predator Giganotosaurus.

But how accurate is the film’s portrayal of dinosaurs?

In the opening scenes, we are reintroduced to world-renowned palaeontologist Alan Grant, who charmed millions of viewers in the first film. Once again, he is on a dig in Utah, unearthing fossils.…The Conversation


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