Curiosities

Wed, 2016-11-30

Ceratopians are also known as ceratopsians, and it means ‘horned eye’. They are very interesting dinosaurs and a lot different than the sauropods and theropods.

Wed, 2016-11-30

The Protoceratops skeleton was first discovered by Roy Chapman Andrews. Andrews was a renowned paleontologist of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, United States.

Wed, 2016-11-30

Was there any real proof that dinosaurs really did exist? To begin with, the fossils are the only source, clue and remains of the prehistoric animals and plants that lived millions of years ago.

Sun, 2016-11-20

Bony skull ornaments appeared in most rapidly growing species, new research suggests.

Sat, 2016-11-19

Paleontologists use fossils to try to figure out three main things about fossils: Identity and origin of the fossil, the fossil’s environment, and what the fossil can tell us about the history of the earth.

Sat, 2016-11-19

People have been very interested in fossil bones for a very long time. The ancient Chinese thought fossil bones were the bones of magical dragons.

Sat, 2016-11-19

A group of paleontologists visited the northern Arizona wilderness site nicknamed a “dinosaur dance floor” and concluded there were no dinosaur tracks there, only a dense collection of unusual potholes eroded in the sandstone.

Sat, 2016-11-19

Paleontology may be one of the coolest careers to break into, but it’s far from the easiest.

Sat, 2016-11-19

The Cretaceous–Paleogene (K–Pg) extinction event, also known as the Cretaceous–Tertiary (K–T) extinction, was a mass extinction of some three-quarters of the plant and animal species on Earth that occurred over a geologically...

Sat, 2016-11-19

The Snowball Earth hypothesis proposes that Earth’s surface became entirely or nearly entirely frozen at least once, sometime earlier than 650 Mya (million years ago).

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