Get a behind-the-scenes look at the fascinating work of Dr. Lindsay Zanno, who recently made international news with her discovery of a giant carnivorous dinosaur, Siats meekerorum, that turned out to be one of the three largest dinosaurs ever found in North America. Siats (pronounced see-atch) was the apex predator of its time, and kept tyrannosaurs from assuming top predator roles for millions of years. Zanno is an NC State University paleontologist with a joint appointment at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. [Expedition Live! blog Siats meekerorum
; Colossal New Predatory Dino Terrorized Early Tyrranosaurs
Leave hotel at 3:30, tour 4-5pm, return at your own pace.
Transportation: Walking – The museum is about 6 blocks from the hotel.Register for the NC Museum of Natural Sciences lab tour here.