Join Australian Geographic editor, John Pickrell, as he discusses how dinosaurs became the birds in our backyards.

His book Flying Dinosaurs: How fearsome reptiles became birds delves into the latest discoveries in China, the US, Europe and uncovers a thriving black market in fossils and infighting between dinosaur hunters, plus the controversial plan to use a chicken to bring dinosaurs back from the dead.

This free event is part of the Brisbane Writers Festival Visiting Author Program.

Event details

Date: Thursday 4th September 2014

Venue: GHD Auditorium, Advanced Engineering Building #49, The University of Queensland, St Lucia

Cost: Free.

Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm

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