Sinosauropteryx prima was also countershaded, meaning that its body was darker on top and lighter underneath.
It may have been a cute plant-eater, but it certainly had big teeth.
Theory suggests that large animals are disproportionately important to the spread of fertility across the planet
Total darkness lasted two years, and in the absence of sunlight, plants wither when photosynthesis cannot occur.
Predatory sea worms just aren’t as spiny as they used to be.
Paleontologists estimate that more than three-quarters of all species on Earth, including all non-avian dinosaurs, disappeared about 65 million years ago
Dinosaurs are more than just scary monsters featured in Hollywood blockbuster movies.
The order under which Elephants are classified is the Proboscidea.