Researcher Who Disovered Cat-Like Dinosaur First Saw Specimen 30 Years Ago

Was a grad student at Harvard, didn't get around the identifying the new species till this year


Not every dinosaur grew up to be a mighty predator like Tyrannosaurus rex or a hulking vegan like Apatosaurus. A few stayed small, and some of the smallest dinosaurs that ever lived — tiny enough to nip at your heels — were among the first to spread across the planet more than 200 million years ago.