Curiosities

Thu, 2021-01-28

The exquisite preservation of a new, partial skull of Parasaurolophus cyrtocristatus, a species of duck-billed dinosaur that lived during the...

Tue, 2021-01-26

First discovered in 1922 and best known for its distinctive crest, Parasaurolophus is one of the most recognizable dinosaurs -- a staple of childhood books and a...

Thu, 2021-01-21

A bizarre new genus and species of mosasaur with teeth unlike those of any known reptile has been identified from fossils found in Morocco.

Thu, 2021-01-21

Found in a piece of mid-Cretaceous amber from northern Myanmar, the wonderfully-preserved male of Cretophengodes azari has a light organ on...

Sat, 2021-02-06

Bones from giant reptiles were flung into space when the extinction-event asteroid smashed into the Earth 66 million years ago, scientists claim.

Fri, 2021-01-22

Although paleontologists know now much about dinosaurs and their appearance, they have not known anything about how their cloacal region — the all-purpose opening used for defecation, urination and breeding — appears. Paleontologists from the United Kingdom and...

Wed, 2021-01-27

An international team of paleontologists has examined the fossilized remains of baby tyrannosaurid dinosaurs found in Alberta, Canada, and Montana,...

Wed, 2021-01-27

New research from Queen Mary University of London and the University of Maryland, has reignited the debate around the behaviour of the giant dinosaur...

Tue, 2021-01-19

Titanosaur in Patagonia ‘probably exceeds’ largest known land animal, paleontologists say.

Mon, 2021-01-18

Jurassic Park is a movie that has inspired fans for years, spawning a hugely lucrative franchise that is going strong to this day. Released in 1993, Jurassic Park is based on the novel by science fiction writer Michael...

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