Buddy’s Lost World

When new dinosaur documentaries and feature films come out, lots of dino-fans debate the accuracy of the re-created beasts. How the dinosaurs held their hands, what size they were, whether they were covered with feathers or not; it’s all grist for the mill among those who have carefully studied paleontology.

Every now and then, though, it’s fun to just watch something outlandish that makes no pretensions to scientific accuracy. A good example of this is “Buddy’s Lost World,” a 1935 cartoon about a dinosaur-ridden hidden island that paleontologist Michael Ryan recently shared on his blog, Palaeoblog.

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