The Last Resting Place of Decuriasuchus
While making the rounds promoting his new book Boneheads, art dealer and author Richard Polsky stopped by NPR last Sunday to talk about his personal quest to find a Tyrannosaurus rex. The romance of what paleontologist Bob Bakker has called “the big game hunt in Deep Time” drew him in. Having a pet Tyrannosaurus is impossible, but, if you know where to look, you can find the bones of this celebrated dinosaur, and Polsky wanted to do just that.
Polsky’s goal was not to aid science. He doesn’t seem to have cared a whit about it. Books about dinosaurs by paleontologists are “boring”, says Polsky, and the objective of his brief jaunt into the field was to do nothing more