Clouds over Miami She and the dinosaur exited the doomed plane at the same time, when it exploded. The law of falling bodies states they fall at the same speed but the dinosaur already closed in on earth, its scales not enough like heat shields on spacecraft. She wore her show tutu which caught the drafts and rang her gently in the clouds instead of the straight-on plunge of the brachiosaur. What remained of her parachute formed an umbrella of petals. She splashed down and swam to shore. The dinosaur had eaten its parachute shortly after take-off, which is another reason they’re extinct.