Browse Sites By Tag: dinosaur
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
cnet.com — Who will win in the epic battle between Jedi Knights and T-Rex? This geeky Epic Battle Simulator video pits Star Wars against dinosaurs. Considering the number of Star Wars and Jurassic Park movies, it's a bit surprising we haven't seen both franchises combine into the ultimate geek dream of a film…
10.12.2018 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
theatlantic.com — Scientists have finally confirmed that a weird ribbed oval called Dickinsonia is an animal. Around 558 million years ago, a strange … something dies on the floor of an ancient ocean. Its body, if you could call it that, is a two-inch-long oval with symmetric ribs running from its midline to its fri…
21.09.2018 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
news.nationalgeographic.com — The tracks shed light on dinosaur life in the Middle Jurassic, a period from which few fossils have survived.
03.04.2018 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Modeling of the aftermath of the asteroid that killed the non-avian dinosaurs suggests it was dark for at least a year, possibly with 99 percent of light...
28.08.2017 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
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