John Pickrell is an award-winning freelance journalist, the author of Flying Dinosaurs and Weird Dinosaurs, and a former editor of Australian Geographic magazine. He has worked for publications including New Scientist, Science, Science News and Cosmos. John's articles can be found online and in print at Nature, National Geographic, Scientific American, Focus, BBC Future, The Guardian and the ABC. He has been a finalist in the Australian Museum's Eureka prizes three times, won an Earth Journalism Award and has frequently featured in The Best Australian Science Writing anthology. Find him on Twitter @john_pickrell.