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10 Things Jurassic Park Gets Completely Wrong About Dinosaurs

When Jurassic Park came out in 1993, much of the “science” it based its premise on was an amalgamation of fictitious concepts rooted in factual Paleontological research. It’s what made the book it was based on by Michael Crichton so hard to put down; so much of it seemed actually plausible. Could dinosaur DNA actually be combined with the frog DNA of today to create new life? Did Brachiosauruses move in herds? Did Velociraptors hunt in packs?

Some leniency must be given to a film that deals with genetic experimentation. It can easily explain away many of its inaccuracies with the premise that Jp scientists tweaked their dinosaurs to have certain desirable traits, not found in their normal genetic makeup (Jurassic Park III and Jurassic World showcase this prominently). Jurassic Park answered a lot of our burning Dino questions, but its hybrid science was like its dinosaurs; flashy and cool,

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