Curiosities

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.

Fri, 2017-02-03

Until quite recently, finds of dinosaurs in Australia have been few and far between. The first find of an Australian dinosaur was a partial skeleton found on Cape York.

Thu, 2017-01-19

Between 230 million and 66 million years ago, dinosaurs plodded across the supercontinent Pangea, and migrated from Europe to other parts of the world.

Thu, 2017-01-19

“In popular culture, we imagine dinosaurs as more ferocious-looking, but that is not the case”

Sun, 2016-01-17

From Aardonyx to Spinosaurus, These Dinosaurs Ruled Mesozoic Africa...

Sun, 2016-01-17

For nearly 300 million years, these ancient mariners dotted our ocean floors—surviving, thriving, and fossilizing beneath the waves.

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