Curiosities

Wed, 2017-05-24

The Pleistocene Epoch is typically defined as the time period that began about 1.8 million years ago and lasted until about 11,700 years ago.

Mon, 2017-05-22

Evolutionary biology is the study of the origin, development, and changes (evolution) in species over time. Other scientists that contribute to evolutionary biology are geologists and geneticists.

Mon, 2017-05-22

Sauropoda or the sauropods had very long necks, long tails, small heads (relative to the rest of their body), and four thick, pillar-like legs.

Sat, 2017-05-20

12 dinosaur hunters, from all around the world, who have made outsized contributions to our knowledge about these ancient beasts.

Thu, 2017-05-18

This English predator was among the first dinosaurs ever discovered—and, back in those early days of paleontology, its fearsome jaws must have fueled countless Victorian nightmares.

Wed, 2017-05-17

The geological time scale (GTS) is a system of chronological measurement that relates stratigraphy to time.

Wed, 2017-05-17

Basically, scientists have learned that rocks are stacked in layers containing fossils with the oldest fossils at the deepest layers, and the youngest, or most recent fossils, near the top.

Sat, 2017-05-13

A newly unveiled 110 million-year-old fossil, described as “the best preserved armored dinosaur ever found,” is providing researchers with invaluable information about the recently discovered species.

Fri, 2017-05-12

From Philly to Ontario to western Kansas, Corythosaurus appears in dozens of museums across North America.

Thu, 2017-05-11

Tyrannosauroids lived on the Laurasian supercontinent beginning in the Jurassic Period.

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