Curiosities

Sun, 2019-07-07

Angola's Namibe Province is among world's best places to carry out studies of fossils of mosasaurs, dinosaurs and other extinct animals, Portuguese paleontologist Octavio Mateus told the press.

Tue, 2019-07-02

One question that remains about Jurassic Park is why the dinosaurs don't have feathers in any of the movies. The original sci-fi thriller directed by...

Tue, 2019-07-02

Five-year-old Kessler Burdt, a kindergartner at Altoona Elementary School, is wild about dinosaurs. So much so that upon meeting him with his new Mohawk haircut for summer, one could almost see him take on the persona of a dinosaur, curling up his forelimbs and...

Tue, 2019-07-02

Sixty-six million years ago, a 6-mile-wide asteroid smashed into what is now the Gulf of Mexico. Red-hot debris blasted into the atmosphere...

Thu, 2019-07-04

“We’ve named more new dinosaurs in the last 20 years than in the previous 150,” says one researcher.

Sat, 2019-06-29

Mass extinctions hurt land plants, but DNA shows that some fungus/plant combo organisms rose up.

Sat, 2019-06-29

A giant ostrich-like bird that lived about two million years ago (Pleistocene epoch) has been identified from a fossilized femur found in...

Wed, 2019-06-26

The frilled dragon exhibits a distinctive large erectile ruff. This lizard usually keeps the frill folded back against its body but can spread it as a spectacular display to scare off predators.

Wed, 2019-06-26

Examining fossilised pigments, scientists from the University of Bristol have uncovered new insights into blue colour tones in prehistoric birds.

Wed, 2019-06-26

Montana is full of rich history, but we’re really diving into our artifacts as we’re discussing how Malta, Montana and the Judith River Formation is playing such a vital role in preserving dinosaur history.

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