ORIGINAL DATE OF PUBLICATION – October 13, 2017
PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLE PUBLISHED AT CULTURE ON THE EDGE
What then does it mean to reconstruct a dinosaur? Or to animate a dinosaur? What do the dinosaurs of the past have to do with us today?
“The first time I remember thinking about what really makes a dinosaur, was watching Steven Spielberg’s academy award-winning picture Jurassic Park (1993), where dinosaurs are brought back to life through the magic of DNA cloning. In the film, the small island of Isla Nublar is the home to a theme park built from the imagination of John Hammond, a billionaire philanthropist who spares no expense…