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sciencealert.com — Over the years, researchers have learned a lot about dinosaur anatomy, but there's one feature that keeps eluding us.  Of all the dinosaur tracks discovered, only a rare few, far less than one percent, show any traces of skin. It's a serious blindspot, especially when the patterns that this organ …
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gizmodo.com — At one of the most important ancient graveyards on Earth in North Dakota, paleontologists unearthed the fossilized remains of fish seemingly killed by the effects of the asteroid that ended the Cretaceous. We know that a large asteroid struck the Earth 66 million years ago, and around the same time…
30.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
nationalgeographic.com — Australian miners uncovered the gem of a find—a dog-size herbivore named Weewarrasaurus pobeni. In a dazzling discovery, fossils brought up from a mine in Wee Warra, near the Australian outback town of Lightning Ridge, belong to the newly named dinosaur species Weewarrasaurus pobeni. The animal, …
05.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
gizmodo.com — They’re calling this newly discovered dinosaur “thorny head,” and it’s changing what we know of North American ankylosaurs, the heavily armored herbivores that had the misfortune of living alongside Tyrannosaurus rex during the Late Cretaceous. Behold Akainacephalus johnsoni, a new species and genus…
20.07.2018 0 comments From Alex
theatlantic.com — Borealopelta, discovered accidentally by Canadian miners, is one of the most spectacular fossil finds of all time.
04.08.2017 1 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — 10-year-old boy spots that the Natural History Museum has incorrectly labeled a protoceratops as an oviraptor.
02.08.2017 0 comments From Alex
sciencealert.com — Jurassic Park's most iconic scenes should have run a little slower, based on new research suggesting our favourite dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus rex, couldn't manage more than a walk.
19.07.2017 0 comments From Alex
news.nationalgeographic.com — The 99-million-year-old hatchling from the Cretaceous Period is the best preserved of its kind.
08.06.2017 0 comments From Alex
nationalgeographic.com — The 110 million-year-old fossil of a nodosaur preserves the animal’s armor, skin, and what may have been its final meal.
12.05.2017 0 comments From Alex