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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.

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Triceratops is a genus of herbivorous ceratopsid dinosaur that first appeared during the late Maastrichtian stage of the late...

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Riojasaurus (meaning “Rioja lizard”) was a herbivorous sauropodomorph dinosaur named after La Rioja Province in Argentina where it was found by José Bonaparte.

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Qantassaurus is a genus of two-legged, plant-eating ornithischian dinosaur that lived in Australia about 115 million years ago, when the continent was still partly south of the Antarctic Circle....

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Psittacosaurus was discovered in Outer Mongolia in 1922, in the early stages of the famous expeditions undertaken by the...

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Plateosaurus is a genus of plateosaurid dinosaur that lived during the Late Triassic period, around 214 to...

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Protoceratops (meaning “First Horned Face”) is a genus of sheep-sized (1.8 m long) herbivorous ceratopsian...

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One of the things that makes dinosaurs so appealing is their sheer size: plant eaters like Diplodocus and...

Were Dinosaurs Warm-Blooded or Cold-Blooded?
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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.

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The period, which spans from about 252 million years ago to about 66 million years ago, was also known as the age of reptiles or the age of dinosaurs.

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