Q & A

Thu, 2016-12-08

When paleontologist Mary Schweitzer found soft tissue in a Tyrannosaurus rex...

Wed, 2016-12-07

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.

Wed, 2016-12-07

One of the things that makes dinosaurs so appealing is their sheer size: plant eaters like Diplodocus and...

Were Dinosaurs Warm-Blooded or Cold-Blooded?
Wed, 2016-12-07

Because dinosaurs are classified as reptiles, one might assume that they are cold blooded, but some scientists suggest that dinosaurs may have been somewhere between cold and warm blooded.

Wed, 2016-12-07

Other factors were involved in dinosaurs’ extinction, but the resounding death knell was the impact of a 6-mile-wide...

Wed, 2016-12-07

Gondwana was an ancient supercontinent that broke up about 180 million years ago. The continent eventually split into landmasses we recognize today: Africa, South America, Australia, Antarctica, the Indian subcontinent and the Arabian...

Tue, 2016-12-06

Research on the rare Wyoming discovery has determined that the tyrannosaur was traveling roughly 2.8 to 5 miles per hour, slower than an average human runs.

Sun, 2016-12-04

A species is often defined as the largest group of organisms in which two individuals can produce fertile offspring, typically by sexual reproduction.

Sat, 2016-12-03

Carcharodontosaurids were a group of carnivorous theropod dinosaurs. In 1931 Ernst Stromer named Carcharodontosauridae as a family, in modern paleontology this name indicates a clade within Carnosauria.

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