Curiosities

Tue, 2020-05-26

Dinosaurs are a diverse group of mostly land-based animals that are related to today's reptiles and birds. 

Sat, 2020-05-16

In the age of giant reptiles, sauropods were the biggest of all. Long-tailed, long-necked species like Diplodocus and...

Fri, 2020-05-15

Non-avian theropod dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus rex relied less on speed, more on energy-saving, according to a...

Wed, 2020-05-13

Scientists worldwide have long debated our ability to identify male and female dinosaurs. Now, research led by Queen Mary University of London has shown that despite previous claims of success, it's very difficult to spot differences between the sexes....

Fri, 2020-05-08

An international team of paleontologists from the University of Plymouth, the University of Kansas and the Forge Fossils has found a specimen of the squid-like cephalopod Clarkeiteuthis montefiorei...

Fri, 2020-05-08

An analysis of the fossilized teeth of Deinonychus antirrhopus, a species of wolf-sized dromaeosaurid dinosaur that lived between 115 and 108...

Sun, 2020-05-03

Their passion as geologists helped them discover the remains of a very distant past.

Sat, 2020-05-02

A real-world paleontological discovery leads to Animal Crossing: New Horizons players talking about the now-...

Fri, 2020-05-01

One of the biggest, meanest dinosaurs to ever walk the earth was also a swimming terror in the freshwater rivers of prehistoric Africa, according to new research based on a...

Fri, 2020-05-01

A species of carnivorous dinosaur called Spinosaurus aegyptiacus used tail-propelled swimming locomotion to hunt for prey in rivers, according to a ...

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