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Fri, 2020-01-03

When Steven Spielberg made the Hollywood blockbuster, paleontologists didn't know much about the T. rex — only seven or eight skeletons existed in the fossil record. Since then, however, a dozen ...

Fri, 2020-01-03

In the early 2000s, the fossilized skeletons of two small tyrannosaurs were collected from the famous Hell Creek Formation of Carter County, Montana. Nicknamed Jane and Petey, the individuals would have been slightly taller than a draf...

Sat, 2019-12-28

Discovered in 1866 in a New Jersey marl pit, Dryptosaurus was the first partial...

Thu, 2019-12-26

Australia’s oldest angiosperms (flowering plants) are approximately 126 million years old, and they resembled modern magnolias, buttercups and laurels, according to ...

Thu, 2019-12-26

An international research team led by a Chinese scientis, announced the discovery of a trove of dinosaur tracks in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, and the finding could lead to further discoveries of dinosaur habits and enviro...

Wed, 2019-12-25

A Carboniferous-period fossil found in Nova Scotia, Canada, shows an ancient creature called a varanopid...

Tue, 2019-12-24

A new genus and species of lungfish that lived approximately 365 million years ago (Famennian stage of the Late...

Sat, 2019-12-21

The locals sold the fossil to scientists at the Dalian Natural History Museum in Liaoning, China, who published a description (pdf) of the fossil sp...

Sun, 2019-12-22

Millions of years before the arrival of the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex, another fearsome dinosaur -- the ...

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