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Wed, 2020-11-25

Global warming triggered the evolution of giant dinosaurs. An international team of paleontologists, including LMU Professor Oliver Rauhut, finds evidence of rapid climate change 180 million years ago as the cause of the spread of the well-known long-necked...

Thu, 2020-11-19

Dinosaurs were doing well and could have continued to dominate Planet Earth if they had not been wiped out by an asteroid, new research has found....

Thu, 2020-11-19

A new analysis of non-avian dinosaur diversity shows they were not in decline and were still capable of generating new species at the time of their extinction by the...

Thu, 2020-11-19

About 67 million years ago, two iconic dinosaurs, a Triceratops horridus and a...

Thu, 2020-11-19

Sauropods were the largest animals to ever walk the Earth.

Mon, 2020-11-16

If the doomsday asteroid that hit the earth was 30 seconds late, we wouldn't have Jurassic Park movies. Here's what else would happen. Scroll down to know more.

Wed, 2020-11-11

Paleontologists seek the secrets of dinosaur sexes. They're making progress figuring out how male and female dinosaurs differed.

Sat, 2020-11-07

Published in the prestigious Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memoir Series, these landmark findings of over 350 fossils, will become a reference point for the origin of the horse, rhino, and tapir.

Sat, 2020-11-07

Long neck, small head and a live weight of several tons—with this description you could have tracked down the Plateosaurus in Central Europe about 220 million years...

Fri, 2020-11-06

The first fossils of a duckbilled dinosaur have been discovered in Africa, suggesting dinosaurs crossed hundreds of kilometres of open water to get there.

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