Fearsome Continent: New Discoveries Reveal the Lost Cretaceous Worlds of North America
Despite over a century of expeditions to the American West, entire dinosaur ecosystems remain hidden from scientists and the public alike. Join Dr. Lindsay Zanno as she discusses her team’s newest dinosaur finds and explores their struggle for survival at the dawn of the Late Cretaceous. Be among the first to hear about several undescribed dinosaur species and the first nest of eggs from an Oviraptor from the North American continent.
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Dr. Lindsay Zanno is Head of Paleontology at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University. Zanno received a B.S. in Biological Anthropology (summa cum laude) from the University of New Mexico, followed by a M.S. and a Ph.D. in Geology from the University of Utah. She was subsequently awarded the John Caldwell-Meeker and Bucksbaum Young Scientist Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Field Museum in Chicago, IL.
Despite over 20 years of global expedition experience, Zanno has a soft spot for the American West from where she has discovered many new species, including Siats, one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs on the continent, and Moros, North America’s tiniest tyrannosaur.
Zanno’s research garners worldwide media attention and has been featured by notables such as the Science Channel, History Channel, National Geographic, CBC, PBS, NPR, NHK and the BBC, among others.