Jack Horner (paleontologist)

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Jack Horner
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Born (1946-06-15) June 15, 1946 (age 72)
Shelby, Montana, USA
Residence Bozeman, Montana
Citizenship United States of America
Alma mater University of Montana
Spouse(s) Vanessa Shiann Weaver
Awards Romer-Simpson Medal (2013)
Scientific career
Fields Paleontology
Institutions Museum of the Rockies

John R. "Jack" Horner is an American paleontologist. He discovered and named Maiasaura. He also showed for the first time that some dinosaurs cared for their young. Horner also served as the technical advisor for all of the Jurassic Park films.[1][2] He served in the Vietnam War.

References[change | change source]

  1. Sogard, Melissa (2007). "John R. "Jack" Horner, Paleontologist". Fact Monster Database. Pearson Education, Inc. Retrieved February 22, 2015. 
  2. "Digging for Dino Eggs With Famed Paleontologist Jack Horner". Wired Magazine. 2011. Retrieved February 22, 2015.