Dinosaurs http://wunc.org en [VIDEO] Dinosaur Theft Suspects Turn Themselves In, Authorities Say http://wunc.org/post/video-dinosaur-theft-suspects-turn-themselves-authorities-say <p>Two suspects in the Monday theft of an expensive dinosaur model from the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences voluntarily turned themselves in Thursday morning, officials say. The stolen property has been recovered.&nbsp;</p><p>Logan Todd Ritchey, 21, of&nbsp; Raleigh, and&nbsp; Alyssa Ann Lavacca, 21, of&nbsp;Holly Springs are charged with two counts of theft or destruction of property of public libraries, museums, etc.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:14:49 +0000 Carol Jackson 39099 at http://wunc.org [VIDEO] Dinosaur Theft Suspects Turn Themselves In, Authorities Say NC Scientist Helps Discover New Dinosaur http://wunc.org/post/nc-scientist-helps-discover-new-dinosaur <p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: normal;">The&nbsp;</span><font face="Arial,sans-serif" style="font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: normal;"><span lang="en"><i>Tyrannosaurus</i></span></font><font face="Arial,sans-serif" style="font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</font><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: normal;">Rex is the indisputable king of the dinosaurs, but it wasn’t always that way. <a href="http://naturalsciences.org/nature-research-center/directors/lindsay-zanno">Lindsay Zanno</a>&nbsp;--&nbsp;director of paleontology and geology research at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and assistant research professor in the department of biology at North Carolina State University -- helped discover a new dinosaur in North America. It is called Siats meekerorum, and it was one of the top three predators ever discovered in North America. In fact, it ruled over the early ancestors of the T-Rex.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:39:03 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 26235 at http://wunc.org NC Scientist Helps Discover New Dinosaur