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TOMORROW! The Burke is hosting "The Dinosaur in Your Backyard," a lecture with Dr. Luis Chiappe.

For the third year in a row, the Burke Museum is bringing a world-renowned expert on dinosaur paleontology to Seattle for a free public lecture. This year’s lecture features Dr. Luis Chiappe, who will discuss new research that shows that birds are the living descendants of theropod dinosaurs, and how fossils discovered over the past 20 years have shed light on the origin of avian flight.

Dr. Luis M. Chiappe, Ph.D. is the Director of the Dinosaur Institute and Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

This lecture is FREE and open to the public. Advance registration is required —space is limited.

More information and registration information here.

And coming March 3rd at the Burke: their annual kid-friendly Dino Day!!!

And finally: What's a dinosaur bite feel like? Scientists in Sydney study modern alligators to get an idea.