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Robert T. Bakker Biography

  • Full name: Robert Thomas Bakker
  • Known as Bob Bakker
  • March 24, 1945 in Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
  • Robert T. Bakker is an American paleontologist who helped reshape modern theories about dinosaurs, especially because he added evidence to the theory that some dinosaurs were warm-blooded.
  • Bakker is a major proponent of the theory that dinosaurs had warm blood. And they were smart fast and adaptable. Bakker published his first paper on dinosaur warmblooded ness (endothermy) in 1968. His seminal work, The Dinosaur Heresies, was published in 1986. He uncovered the first evidence of parental care at nest sites for the theropod dinosaur Allosaurus

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Dinosaurs are the jumper cables to the human mind. Kids can’t curb their enthusiasm when they’re in a hall of dinosaurs and mammoths and mammoth hunters and trilobites and giant fish that could chomp up a shark. These natural objects in motion and context make kids want to read; you can’t stop them from reading and thinking.

— Robert T. Bakker

It’s very simple why kids are crazy about dinosaurs — dinosaurs are nature’s Special Effects. They are the only real dragons. Kids love dragons. It’s not just being weirdly shaped and being able to eat Buicks. It’s that they are real.

— Robert T. Bakker

The public image of dinosaurs is tainted by extinction. It’s hard to accept dinosaurs as a success when they are all dead. But the fact of ultimate extinction should not make us overlook the absolutely unsurpassed role dinosaurs played in the history of life.

— Robert T. Bakker

If we measured success by longevity, then dinosaurs must rank as the number one success story in the history of land life.

— Robert T. Bakker

Dinosaurs are the jumper cables to the human mind. Kids can’t curb their enthusiasm when they’re in a hall of dinosaurs and mammoths and mammoth hunters and trilobites and giant fish that could chomp up a shark. These natural objects in motion and context make kids want to read; you can’t stop them from reading and thinking.

— Robert T. Bakker
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