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Jack Horner          

Renowned Paleontologist & Consultant on the "Jurassic Park" Series

Jack Horner has served as the technical advisor on Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park, The Lost World, and Jurassic Park III. He is currently the Curator of Paleontology at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana and Regent’s Professor of Paleontology at Montana State University.

Dr. Horner was born June 15, 1946, raised in Shelby Montana, and attended the University of Montana where he majored in geology and zoology. In 1975, he was hired as a research assistant in the Museum of Natural History at Princeton University, where he worked until 1982. From 1982 until the present he has worked at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana, as the Curator of Paleontology. In 1986 he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. He has written 40 professional papers, 25 popular articles, co-authored five popular books, and co-edited one technical book. His work has been featured in numerous magazines and television specials.

Dr. Horner's research covers a wide range of topics about dinosaurs, including their behavior, physiology, ecology and evolution.

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The Real Jurassic Park

Dr. Horner addresses a wide range of topics about dinosaurs, including their behavior, physiology, ecology and evolution.

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Jack Horner: Go ahead and cut into bones to learn dinosaurs' secrets

BOZEMAN — Dinosaur expert Jack Horner says it's time to get past the idea that dinosaur bones are so precious that they should never be cut open.

Rare T.rex sets off from Montana on road trip bound for Smithsonian

... has played a starring role in scientific research at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman since its excavation by paleontologists led by curator Jack Horner.

Dino do-overs: Fixes to paleontology | Fox News

One of the study's authors, renowned paleontologist John "Jack" Horner, suggested that as many as a third of named dinosaur species could be cleared from the ...

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