National Geographic Live - Nizar IbrahimOctober 3

Meet Spinosaurus, the largest predatory dinosaur yet discovered—larger than T. rex—and hear the incredible story of how this prehistoric giant was almost lost to science, before being uncovered again with the help of paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim.

Originally discovered in Morocco more than half a century ago by German paleontologist Ernst Stromer, Spinosaurus’ fossil remains were lost in the Allied bombing of Germany during World War II. But recent fossil discoveries in the desert, along with Stromer’s own data and drawings, helped Ibrahim and contemporary scientists reconstruct a full skeletal model of Spinosaurus, which has been featured on the National Geographic Channel and presented in the National Geographic Museum.

With amazing video recreating the lost world of the Cretaceous-era Sahara, Ibrahim will tell the story of Spinosaurus’ discovery, loss, and rediscovery, and explain what—other than its size—makes this ancient monster unique.

National Geographic Live 3-Show Package

Experience National Geographic Live in Hartford with this 3-show package. Meet the below National Geographic explorers as they share their behind-the-scenes stories straight from the front lines of exploration — illustrated with stunning images and video — live onstage at The Bushnell!

View the other two shows offered in this package:
> National Geographic Live - Bob Poole
> National Geographic Live - Kara Cooney

To purchase this 3-show package, click here.

Single tickets for the 3 individual shows go on sale on August 9, 2019.

1.5 hours
Maxwell M. & Ruth R. Belding Theater