Brian Switek

Brian Switek is the author of My Beloved Brontosaurus and Written in Stone. He blogs at Laelaps on National Geographic's Phenomena.

Wild Things
Nov. 8 2013 10:47 AMThe Most Horrifying Real-Life Creatures That Ought to Be Movie Stars
Science
April 16 2013 1:19 PMWhat Happened to My Brontosaurus?The scaly, dimwitted monsters of our childhood have been killed off by fluffy, feathered, sprightly dinosaurs.
Animal Forecast
Feb. 28 2013 5:13 PMDid We Doom the Mammoths?The end times of saber-toothed cats, giant wombats, and carnivorous koalas.
Science
Jan. 9 2013 4:45 AMThe Million-Dollar Dinosaur ScandalMeet the crooks, smugglers, and counterfeiters who run the most brazen fossil scams.
Science
Nov. 21 2012 10:02 AMEnjoy a Delicious Dinosaur on ThanksgivingWhat, beside humans, ate dinosaurs? Sharks!
Wild Things
Oct. 28 2013 12:05 PMThe Most Adorable Animals Engage in the Most Reprehensible Behavior
Science
April 5 2013 11:26 AMThe Most Ridiculous Scene in Jurassic ParkIt’s not the “bringing dinosaurs back to life” bit that makes paleontologists snort.
Animal Forecast
Feb. 7 2013 1:11 PMWhat Really Killed the Dinosaurs?“An asteroid 65 million years ago” is no longer enough.
Science
Nov. 23 2012 10:00 AMWhy Are Bigfoot Rumors So Persistent?Inside the search for North American’s supposed Sasquatch man-ape.
Science
Sept. 19 2012 3:45 AMFeathered Dinosaurs Drive Creationists CrazyBiblical literalists are on a campaign to “take dinosaurs back.”