The abundance of allosaur fossils in the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry has puzzled palaeontologists for decades, but a new study may have found the cause.
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.
12 dinosaur hunters, from all around the world, who have made outsized contributions to our knowledge about these ancient beasts.
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.
Between 230 million and 66 million years ago, dinosaurs plodded across the supercontinent Pangea, and migrated from Europe to other parts of the world.
The team concluded that the extinct Pikaia gracilens is the most primitive known member of the chordate family.
While many paleontologists work in museums and college research labs, some help recover fossils in the coal and oil industries. Paleontologists earn salaries averaging over $100,000 annually.
A species is often defined as the largest group of organisms in which two individuals can produce fertile offspring, typically by sexual reproduction.
Ceratopians are also known as ceratopsians, and it means ‘horned eye’. They are very interesting dinosaurs and a lot different than the sauropods and theropods.