Meet a paleontologist

What does a scientist do all day? The Smithsonian's Matthew Carrano explains his job as a paleontologist, what he hopes to discover, and why he made a career out of dinosaurs.


  1. I was at the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, and after making contact with one of the Paleontologists who work there, got a full tour, even in the back where they clean and replicate fossils.

  2. reminds me of this lovely song, “i am a paleontologist” by they might be giants:

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