Curiosities

Tue, 2017-07-25

If you want to know the secret behind the success of Tyrannosaurus rex and its meat-eating dinosaur cousins, look no further than their teeth.

Thu, 2017-07-20

The closest living relatives of Tyrannosaurus rex are birds such as chickens and ostriches, according to research published...

Tue, 2017-06-20

Therapsida is a group of synapsids that includes mammals and their ancestors.

Tue, 2017-06-20

Ordovician-Silurian extinctionglobal extinction event occurring during the Hirnantian Age (445.2 million to 443.8 million years ago) of the...

Sun, 2017-06-18

Chinese villagers used to consume dinosaur fossils as medicine believing the fossils to be “flying dragon bone.”

Sat, 2017-06-17

The smartest dinosaur was probably the Troodon (“tooth that wounds”). It had a brain the size of a mammal or bird today. It also had...

Sat, 2017-06-10

Spinosaurus is one mysterious critter. Why don’t we know more about it? Blame the British (seriously). Here are 10 remarkable factoids about this...

Fri, 2017-06-09

The abundance of allosaur fossils in the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry has puzzled palaeontologists for decades, but a new study may have found the cause.

Thu, 2017-05-25

Tyrannosaurus rex is by far the most popular dinosaur, spawning a huge number of books, movies, TV shows, and even video games....

Wed, 2017-05-24

Given the ferocious dinosaurs that roamed the planet during the Jurassic and...

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