Darwin misquote at the Oregon Zoo

Dinosaurs have returned to the Oregon Zoo for the summer. Patrick and I checked them out back in May (photos):

Dinosaurs at Oregon Zoo

Toward the end of the prehistoric trail we saw this sign about dinosaur extinction:

Dinosaurs at Oregon Zoo

Continents moving, ecosystems breaking down, meteor, volcanic activity. Standard fare. And a quote from Charles Darwin:

Dinosaurs at Oregon Zoo

But, of course, it’s not from Darwin at all. Less of a mistake I guess than the one at the California Academy of Sciences!

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