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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.
“In popular culture, we imagine dinosaurs as more ferocious-looking, but that is not the case”
Newly discovered dinosaur fossils, plus a new assessment of dino size, have led to a revised list of the top 10 largest dinosaurs to date.
This group is also known as the duck-billed dinosaurs, for the flat, duck-bill appearance of the bones in their snouts.
How did the dinosaurs become so diverse?
When paleontologist Mary Schweitzer found soft tissue in a Tyrannosaurus rex...
While many paleontologists work in museums and college research labs, some help recover fossils in the coal and oil industries. Paleontologists earn salaries averaging over $100,000 annually.
One of the things that makes dinosaurs so appealing is their sheer size: plant eaters like Diplodocus and...
Because dinosaurs are classified as reptiles, one might assume that they are cold blooded, but some scientists suggest that dinosaurs may have been somewhere between cold and warm blooded.
Other factors were involved in dinosaurs’ extinction, but the resounding death knell was the impact of a 6-mile-wide...