Darla Zelenitsky is a Canadian paleontologist specialising in dinosaur reproductive biology and dinosaur egg fossils.
She received bachelor's degree in Geoscience from the University of Manitoba, and her Master's and PhD from the University of Calgary in Alberta, both in Canada. She currently a professor in the Geoscience Department at the University of Calgary, and is the university's principal dinosaur researcher.
She is known for her extensive work with identifying dinosaur egg fossils, and has been called on in the past to identify the origin of stolen egg fossils to return them to their home nations.
She is also part of the team of researchers that discovered the first evidence of feathered dinosaurs in North America.