Curiosities

Sun, 2017-11-19

These days, if we want to see evidence of dinosaurs, we can go for a walk with a pair of binoculars aimed at the trees, or just spend some time scoping out a bird feeder.

Wed, 2017-11-15

“Most bones, tusks, and teeth from mammoths and other Ice Age animals haven’t survived,” said senior author Dr. Love Dalen, from the Swedish Museum of Natural History.

Wed, 2017-11-15

Fossil remains of two rat-like creatures understood to be the oldest known ancestors of humans have been discovered in Dorset.

Wed, 2017-11-15

With enormous predators like Tyrannosaurus rex skulking around in the daytime it is not surprising that the first mammals chose to live...

Sat, 2017-11-11

After the supercontinent Pangaea separated into the smaller supercontinents of Laurasia and ...

Sat, 2017-11-11

A paleontologist believes that the T. rex’s short forearms may have had more vicious purposes than previously thought. More than just grasping prey or mating, it’s possible the T. rex used the sharp claws to viciously slash its prey.

Sat, 2017-11-11

More than 70 million years ago, the world’s fourth-largest island separated from Gondwana.

Sat, 2017-11-11

The results helped the team determine the skull’s sinus and cranial structure.

Sat, 2017-11-11

It should be made clear that the skeletons of these avian progenitors were still typically dinosaur-like.

Sat, 2017-11-11

‘As a big-gutted ankylosaur, you have lots of big digestive chambers that fill up with the rotting gasses’

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