Framing Science With Spectacle In 'T. Rex Autopsy'
National Geographic's "T. rex Autopsy" aims to both educate and entertain, even if the trailers make it appear as though it caters more to the latter.By Sebastian Martinez | June 4, 2015
You'd be forgiven for thinking the trailer for National Geographic's "T. rex Autopsy," with its CGI and secret military bases, seems a little over the top. (Video via National Geographic)
Steve Brusatte, a paleontologist who consulted for and appears on the show, had similar concerns ahead of the project.
"You see these reality shows sometimes now, 'Finding Bigfoot' and mermaid autopsy and all this kind of nonsense," Brusatte said. (Video via Animal Planet)