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Thu, 2016-12-08

It’s no surprise that one of the most popular dinosaurs in the world is the Velociraptor. Their rise in populari...

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

Triceratops is a genus of herbivorous ceratopsid dinosaur that first appeared during the late Maastrichtian stage of the late...

Wed, 2016-12-07

Riojasaurus (meaning “Rioja lizard”) was a herbivorous sauropodomorph dinosaur named after La Rioja Province in Argentina where it was found by José Bonaparte.

Wed, 2016-12-07

Qantassaurus is a genus of two-legged, plant-eating ornithischian dinosaur that lived in Australia about 115 million years ago, when the continent was still partly south of the Antarctic Circle....

Wed, 2016-12-07

Psittacosaurus was discovered in Outer Mongolia in 1922, in the early stages of the famous expeditions undertaken by the...

Wed, 2016-12-07

Plateosaurus is a genus of plateosaurid dinosaur that lived during the Late Triassic period, around 214 to...

Wed, 2016-12-07

Protoceratops (meaning “First Horned Face”) is a genus of sheep-sized (1.8 m long) herbivorous ceratopsian...

Wed, 2016-12-07

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

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