Curiosities

Sat, 2017-12-02

A controversial three-meter high, 10-meter long dinosaur statue, which had greeted Ankara residents at a main road intersection from 2015, was quietly removed on the morning of Nov. 27 upon the instructions of new Ankara Mayor Mustafa Tuna.

Sat, 2017-12-02

A geologist in India found “prokaryotic” microfossils that are considered to be 2 billion years old. Microfossils are a group of small fossil remains that can only be studied microscopically.

Sat, 2017-12-02

A $6.5 million dinosaur theme park is expected to open next year in southern Kansas.

Sat, 2017-12-02

A multitude of different manufacturing towns have sprouted up over the years in China, each with its own speciality, helpfully providing the world with most of its socks, fake shoes, Christmas decorations, denim, buttons, and bras. Apparently,...

Fri, 2017-12-01

The first two skeletons of the ancient reptiles were unearthed near Kotelnich in 1933

Fri, 2017-12-01

Cub from extinct specie was found ‘perfectly preserved’ in freezing conditions in Siberia.

Thu, 2017-11-30

A semi-desert savanna has been inferred for the center of the Iberian Peninsula in the middle Miocene. This ecosystem was characterized by a very arid tropical climatic regime with up to ten...

Thu, 2017-11-30

The dinosaur tracksite is located less a mile (1 km) west of the village of Plagne in the Department of the Ain, southern French Jura Mountains.

Thu, 2017-11-30

It might sound like something straight out of Jurassic Park but there’s a growing scientific movement trying to bring back extinct...

Thu, 2017-11-30

When the dinosaur-killing asteroid struck the Earth many millions of years ago it spelled doom for countless species, while allowing many others (like mammals) the chance to come out of hiding and gain dominance.

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