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        What Tiny Fossils Explain about Big Dinosaur Ecosystems | Smithsonian Science How

        Figure out how to piece together the evidence of ecosystems that dinosaurs lived in. Meet Dr. Matthew Carrano, a paleontologist at the National Museum of Natural History. Why does he sort through drawers upon drawers of tiny fossils? Learn what tiny fossils reveal that complete, large dinosaur skeletons may not. Get a glimpse into technologies such as cathode ray luminescence for detailed analysis of tiny fossils. Understand how paleontologists are collaborating to map worldwide dinosaur distributions.

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