Today on Far Future Horizons we explore this alternative evolutionary history with the BBC Horizon documentary – My Pet Dinosaur.
It's a palaeontologist's dream: the chance to live in a world where dinosaurs are not something to be dug out of the ground but are living among us. It may sound far-fetched but dinosaurs were actually rather unlucky. The meteorite impact that doomed them to extinction was an event with a probability of millions to one. What if the meteorite had missed?
|In the early 1980s, paleontologist Dale Russell, curator of vertebrate fossils at the National Museums of Canada, in Ottowa, explored this possibility of Intelligent Dinosaurs.|
|Evolution of Intelligent Dinosaurs|
|How Dinosaurs Could Have Evolved|
A satirical news report featuring dinosaurs nosing through rubbish bins on a residential London street. Great short video from BBC show Horizon - My Pet Dinosaur. Watch more high quality videos on the BBC Worldwide YouTube channel here: BBC World Wide On YouTube.
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