Curiosities

Thu, 2018-11-01

The sounds made by duck-billed dinosaurs are less of a mystery now.

Mon, 2018-10-29

U of T researcher involved in study that uncovered rare diplodocid skull remains.

Wed, 2018-10-31

The Tyrannosaurus rex was a nightmarish lizard, a menacing meat-eater that chomped down on other dinosaurs like the...

Sat, 2018-10-27

Some 310 million years ago, a reptile-like creature with an unusual gait roamed the sandy expanses of the Grand Canyon, leaving a trail of 28 footprints that can still be seen today.

Sat, 2018-10-27

Archaeopteryx was first described as the ‘missing link’ between reptiles and birds in 1861 — and is now regarded as the ...

Fri, 2018-10-26

It is hard to imagine billions of tonnes of rock suddenly start to splosh about like a liquid - but that is what happened when an asteroid struck the Earth 66 million years...

Fri, 2018-10-26

At the end of a street of newly built high-rises in the northern Chinese city of Yanji stands an exposed cliff face, where paleontologists scrape away 100 million-year-old rock in search of prehistoric bones.

Thu, 2018-10-25

Sauropods are known for their characteristics like long neck, similarly long tails, thick bodies, and powerful tree trunk-like legs. Some...

Thu, 2018-10-25

Some 66 million years ago, an enormous asteroid struck Earth with the ferocity of millions of atomic bombs. Up to 10 miles wide, the space rock had a...

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