Curiosities

Tue, 2019-07-16

Have you seen the movies Jurassic Park and Jurassic World? The first one came out in 1993, when your parents were probably kids. The second one came out much later in 2015, when they were already grownups.

Sat, 2019-07-13

Paleontologists in China have uncovered a nearly complete, fully articulated skeleton of Microraptor zhaoianus...

Thu, 2019-07-11

When a Tyrannosaurus rex or other carnivorous dinosaur is depicted on screen, it roars like a carnivorous mammal. But birds developed from dinosaurs, so...

Thu, 2019-07-11

Dinosaurs were reptiles that lived between 230 million and 65 million years ago. If humans weren’t around then, how do we know they really existed?

Wed, 2019-07-10

Salmon have permeated First Nations mythology and have been prized as an important food source for thousands of years. 

Tue, 2019-07-09

Researchers have captured the mysterious bluntnose sixgill shark on film, a creature that has been on Earth since before the dinosaurs.

Sun, 2019-07-07

Angola's Namibe Province is among world's best places to carry out studies of fossils of mosasaurs, dinosaurs and other extinct animals, Portuguese paleontologist Octavio Mateus told the press.

Tue, 2019-07-02

One question that remains about Jurassic Park is why the dinosaurs don't have feathers in any of the movies. The original sci-fi thriller directed by...

Tue, 2019-07-02

Five-year-old Kessler Burdt, a kindergartner at Altoona Elementary School, is wild about dinosaurs. So much so that upon meeting him with his new Mohawk haircut for summer, one could almost see him take on the persona of a dinosaur, curling up his forelimbs and...

Tue, 2019-07-02

Sixty-six million years ago, a 6-mile-wide asteroid smashed into what is now the Gulf of Mexico. Red-hot debris blasted into the atmosphere...

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