Curiosities

Wed, 2020-01-08

THE wildfires ravaging Australia could lead to a “mass extinction” of species which could take millions of years to recover from, a scientist has warned.

Tue, 2020-01-07

Small but fearsome dinosaurs once thought to be pygmy kin of Tyrannosaurus rex instead may have been mere...

Tue, 2020-01-07

1877 was a banner year for American dinosaurs: three major finds in the West turned the region into a “paleontologist’s El Dorado.”

Fri, 2020-01-03

When Steven Spielberg made the Hollywood blockbuster, paleontologists didn't know much about the T. rex — only seven or eight skeletons existed in the fossil record. Since then, however, a dozen ...

Fri, 2020-01-03

In the early 2000s, the fossilized skeletons of two small tyrannosaurs were collected from the famous Hell Creek Formation of Carter County, Montana. Nicknamed Jane and Petey, the individuals would have been slightly taller than a draft horse and twice as long....

Fri, 2019-12-27

Fossils of just about everything have been unearthed, from ancient feathers to ...

Thu, 2019-12-26

An international research team led by a Chinese scientis, announced the discovery of a trove of dinosaur tracks in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, and the finding could lead to further discoveries of dinosaur habits and environmental changes, scientists...

Sat, 2019-12-21

The locals sold the fossil to scientists at the Dalian Natural History Museum in Liaoning, China, who published a description (pdf) of the fossil species in Acta Geologica...

Sun, 2019-12-22

Millions of years before the arrival of the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex, another fearsome dinosaur -- the ...

Tue, 2019-12-31

Lush green forests grew on Ellesmere and Axel Heiberg islands of the Canadian High Arctic 56 million years ago (Paleocene-...

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