Paleontologists

Mon, 2018-05-21

Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the “Jurassic Park” movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to...

Thu, 2018-05-24

In 2006 a team of paleontologists in Utah were examining the fossils of a large dinosaur when they discovered beneath its foot a tiny skull unlike anything they had seen in the area.

 

Wed, 2018-05-23

A new study of how ligaments restrict joint movement suggests that pterosaurs and 'four-winged' dinosaurs couldn't have flown in the same way that bats do. 

Thu, 2018-05-24

If you visit the Hall of Vertebrate Origins at the American Museum of Natural History, you'll find a mounted skeleton of Rutiodon carolinensis, a member of the superficially crocodile-like order Phytosauria. 

Fri, 2018-05-18

A new study, led by scientists at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) in Beijing, China, including University of Bristol PhD student Zhang Hanwen, examined the feeding habits of ancient elephant relatives that inhabited Central...

Sun, 2018-05-20

Many individuals are fascinated that dinosaurs truly roamed the earth as much as 100 million years in the past. These creatures had been larger than nearly something that exists immediately, have by no means been seen alive by man, and have given us clues into the...

Thu, 2018-05-17

They’re not recreating Jurassic Park, but students at Olathe North High School are getting some hands-on time with real dinosaur bones and other...

Thu, 2018-05-17

A species of fish that lived 350 million years ago has been discovered in Nova Scotia, casting new light on a little-understood time period.

Wed, 2018-05-16

Imagine a hummingbird sitting on a tiny nest filled with even teenier eggs. Adorable, right? Now picture a dinosaur the size of a fully grown hippopotamus settling onto its eggs—sounds like a recipe for a dinosaur omelet.

Tue, 2018-05-15

Here are a few of the best dig sites across the country that welcome newcomers who want to learn about paleontology.

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