Dr. Paul Olsen compared a bunch of plastic toys to what scientists really know about dinosaurs.

In case you ever wondered how accurate your childhood dinosaur toys were, here's your answer. They're total crap. That doesn't mean they're bad toys or anything – they're just miseducating multiple generations about the history of life on our planet.

The good people at Mashable Watercooler brought a collection of dino toys to Dr. Paul Olsen, a professor at Columbia University and an expert on dinosaurs. His criticisms run the gamut from obvious (no feathers) to esoteric (wrong number of toes).

Dr. Olsen acts pretty snobby about these toys, but you know he started playing with them as soon as the camera turned off. Dino geeks are all the same.

Sources: The Watercooler