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10-foot dinosaur teaches students about the past

Dan Speicher
| Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, 4:45 p.m.

Anzu wyliei, a 10-foot-tall feathered dinosaur puppet, spent the day at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon, teaching students about dinosaurs and paleontology while employees from the Carnegie Museum of Natural History answered questions and gave an interactive demonstration.

Eighth-grader Amber Lynn Albright (left) volunteers for a demonstration with outreach presenter Rita Dorsch during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu,” featuring a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur, at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu wyliei was a feathered dinosaur  discovered approximately 16 years ago.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Eighth-grader Amber Lynn Albright (left) volunteers for a demonstration with outreach presenter Rita Dorsch during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu,” featuring a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur, at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu wyliei was a feathered dinosaur discovered approximately 16 years ago.
As a reconstructed Anzu skull looks on, outreach presenter Rita Dorsch talks about dinosaurs with seventh- and eighth-grade students during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu,” featuring a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu Wyliei was a feathered dinosaur  discovered approximately 16 years ago.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
As a reconstructed Anzu skull looks on, outreach presenter Rita Dorsch talks about dinosaurs with seventh- and eighth-grade students during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu,” featuring a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu Wyliei was a feathered dinosaur discovered approximately 16 years ago.
Eighth-grader Zack Bender (left) holds a fossilized egg during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu,” featuring a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu Wyliei was a feathered dinosaur  discovered approximately 16 years ago.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Eighth-grader Zack Bender (left) holds a fossilized egg during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu,” featuring a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu Wyliei was a feathered dinosaur discovered approximately 16 years ago.
Outreach presenter Rita Dorsch pets Anzu, a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur, during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu” at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu Wyliei was a feathered dinosaur  discovered approximately 16 years ago.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Outreach presenter Rita Dorsch pets Anzu, a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur, during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu” at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu Wyliei was a feathered dinosaur discovered approximately 16 years ago.
Outreach presenter Rita Dorsch talks about the characteristics of Anzu, a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu” at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu Wyliei was a feathered dinosaur  discovered approximately 16 years ago.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Outreach presenter Rita Dorsch talks about the characteristics of Anzu, a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu” at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu Wyliei was a feathered dinosaur discovered approximately 16 years ago.
Outreach presenter Rita Dorsch talks about the characteristics of Anzu, a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu” at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu Wyliei was a feathered dinosaur  discovered approximately 16 years ago.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Outreach presenter Rita Dorsch talks about the characteristics of Anzu, a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu” at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu Wyliei was a feathered dinosaur discovered approximately 16 years ago.
Outreach presenter Rita Dorsch pets Anzu, a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu” at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu Wyliei was a feathered dinosaur  discovered approximately 16 years ago.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Outreach presenter Rita Dorsch pets Anzu, a 10-foot-tall animated dinosaur during the Carnegie Museum of Natural History presentation “Meet Anzu” at Yough Intermediate Middle School in South Huntingdon on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Anzu Wyliei was a feathered dinosaur discovered approximately 16 years ago.
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