Dale Russell

Paleontologist, Author

1937 –

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Who is Dale Russell?

Dale A. Russell is a Canadian geologist/palaeontologist, currently Research Professor at The Department of Marine Earth and Atmospheric Sciences of North Carolina State University. Dinosaurs he has described include Daspletosaurus and he was amongst first paleontologists to consider an extraterrestrial cause for the extinction of the dinosaurs . He is also credited with inventing the controversial dinosauroid thought experiment. Russell's dinosauroid was criticized as being too anthropomorphic.

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Born
Dec 27, 1937
United States of America
Also known as
  • Dale A. Russel
  • Dr. Dale A. Russell
  • Dale A. Russell
Ethnicity
  • Caucasian race
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Employment
  • North Carolina State University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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