The Bone War dinosaurs are some of the most well known dinosaurs today.
Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope had an infamous rivalry. During the 1870s through the 1890s, these two paleontologists with a bone to pick dug for dinosaurs in the Wild West of the United States.
For years they rushed to name new species, and in the process even went so far as to bribe, steal, and destroy bones to prevent each other from “winning.”
If you want all the details, listen to our episode “Sabrina Ricci’s Hardcore Bone Wars.”
How many Bone War dinosaurs do you know?
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