Curiosities

Tue, 2017-04-25

The richness of paleontological sites in Neuquén province turns it into “the center of paleontology”.

Wed, 2017-04-19
Sue

“Sue” is the nickname given to FMNH PR 2081, which is the largest, most extensive and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex specimen ever found...

Sun, 2017-04-09

The roots come from other languages like Greek and Latin and, when combined, form common English words.

Tue, 2017-03-14

It’s easy to forget that dinosaurs were real animals. They were born (or hatched), grew from juveniles into adults, wandered around the landscape, ate, slept, pooped, and had sex (just like most of us).

Fri, 2017-03-10

During the Early Cretaceous, new dinosaurs evolved to replace the old ones....

Sun, 2017-03-05

The first thing to notice on this evogram is that hippos are the closest living relatives of whales, but they are not the ancestors of whales.

Mon, 2017-02-27

The tyrant lizard, also known as Tyrannosaurus rex, had the strongest bite of any known land animal, new...

Sat, 2017-02-25

A more subtle difference is the shape of the lacrimal bone, which made up the front part of the eye socket and was also part of the dinosaur’s skull ornamentation.

Fri, 2017-02-24

Abelisaurus is a genus of predatory abelisaurid theropod dinosaur during the Late Cretaceous Period of what is now South America....

Thu, 2017-02-09

The skeleton of Stan the Tyrannosaurus rex (T.rex) was excavated by the Black Hills Institute in 1992, after its discovery by an amateur palaeontologist, Stan Sacrison.

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