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‘Jurassic World Dominion’ closes chapter on epic dinosaur series. What it got right, and wrong, about the science.

The final installment in the “Jurassic Park” series hits theaters Thursday, 29 years after the first movie stomped on the big screen.

The films show a world in which several dinosaurs, including Tyrannosaurus rex, Triceratops, Parasaurolophus, Compsognathus and Mosasaurus, have been resurrected and wander freely around an island.

But experts said most of the dinosaurs shown in the movies didn’t coexist during the same timeframe. In fact, they were separated by millions of years. What’s more, many didn’t even live in the same area.

“What they’ve done … is mixed up the dinosaurs as kind of like an alphabet soup of dinosaurs all dumped into a dish, add a little bit of action, stir it up and you have a movie,” Dr. David Burnham, a paleontologist at the University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum, told ABC News. “Well, of course they didn’t all live at the same time, they all didn’t live in the same place.”

Burnham said…

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