Dinosaurs – Species Encycolpedia

Thu, 2020-04-09

A newly discovered reptile that lived 250 million years ago even before the dinosaurs has been named after a Lord of the Rings character.

Sat, 2020-04-04

There’s been an ongoing dispute over what was the world’s largest carnivorous dinosaur.

Sat, 2020-03-28

A new species of dromaeosaurid dinosaur being named Dineobellator notohesperus has been discovered by a team of U.S. paleontologists.

Sat, 2020-03-28

While huge dinosaur skeletons sure look impressive towering over us in museums, there’s only so much we can learn from dusty old bones. But occasionally more striking specimens turn up bearing skin or feathers, encased in gemstones, and even preserving traces of...

Mon, 2020-03-16

Last week scientists discovered the first Stegosaurus footprints in Scotland. Which other prehistoric...

Sat, 2020-03-14

The footprints of stegosaurs, carnivorous theropods and huge herbivorous ornithopod dinosaurs that date back to 170 million years ago (Middle Jurassic period)...

Fri, 2020-03-13

Paleontologists have found an exceptionally well-preserved and diminutive skull of a previously unknown bird-like dinosaur species in a piece of Cretaceous-period...

Tue, 2020-03-10

Paleontologists have long determined that modern-day birds evolved from smaller members of the two-legged, meat-eating theropods, such as velociraptors. However, for many years, the only transitional fossil linking the two had been that of the...

Sun, 2020-03-08

This stereotypical portrayal of a dinosaur is the dinosaur of our imaginations. It is not an accurate portrayal of what a dinosaur really was like.

Tue, 2020-03-03

With our deepest regrets to the Jurassic Park franchise, DNA does not preserve well, and no genetic data has ever been recovered for dinosaurs...