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Wed, 2016-12-07

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

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Protoceratops  is a genus of sheep-sized (1.8 m long) herbivorous ceratopsian dinosaur, from the Up...

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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?
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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.

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The period, which spans from about 252 million years ago to about 66 million years ago, was also known as the age of reptiles or the age of dinosaurs.

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Other factors were involved in dinosaurs’ extinction, but the resounding death knell was the...

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During the new DC Comics Universe series “Flashpoint,” in which a time-traveling supervillain alters the past to warp the present, Life’s Little Mysteries presents a 10-part series that examines what would happen if a major event in th...

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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 sub...

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The earliest creatures to crawl out of the water onto land may have concocted antacids out of their own bones, a clever innovation that would’ve let the animals breathe, researchers now find.

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Trilobites are distant relatives of lobsters, spiders and insects that died off more than 250 million years ago, before the dinosaurs even came into existence.

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