Life's Little Mysteries

Live Science podcast "Life's Little Mysteries" 8: Mysterious dinosaurs

A T. rex skull displays the dinosaur's powerful jaws and teeth.
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In this episode of Life's Little Mysteries, we'll take a closer look at a mysterious group of animals that included some of the heaviest, tallest and fiercest creatures to ever walk the planet — dinosaurs.

Are modern birds really living dinosaurs? What were the biggest and the smallest dinosaurs that ever lived? And could it be possible to clone a dinosaur? Listen to Life's Little Mysteries 8: Mysterious Dinosaurs, to find out! 

We'll also hear about why a newly-discovered T. rex cousin was given the terrifying name "the reaper of death," and how paleontologists learned that what they thought were two pygmy tyrannosaurs turned out to be a pair of T. rex teenagers.

Co-hosts: Jeanna Bryner and Mindy Weisberger

Guests: Holly Woodward, a paleontologist and an associate professor of anatomy with the Center for Health Sciences at Ohio State University; Laura Geggel, associate editor at Live Science.

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Originally published on Live Science.

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