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Sun, 2017-05-21

Though its jaws and beak seem custom-made for handling veggies, plants weren’t Deinocheirus’ only option: some m...

Sun, 2017-05-21

Sean Connery? Jim Carrey! It could have been so very different.

Sat, 2017-05-20

12 dinosaur hunters, from all around the world, who have made outsized contributions to our knowledge about these ancient beasts.

Thu, 2017-05-18

Lemurs and all other primates did not co-exist with dinosaurs, but first appeared millions of years after the dinosaur era.

Thu, 2017-05-18

There are actually a number of films that feature dinosaurs in one way or another, and now is as good a time as any to revisit those classics.

Thu, 2017-05-18

This English predator was among the first dinosaurs ever discovered—and, back in those early days of paleontology, its fearsome jaws must have fueled countless Victorian nightmares.

Wed, 2017-05-17

The geological time scale (GTS) is a system of chronological measurement that relates stratigraphy to time.

Wed, 2017-05-17

Basically, scientists have learned that rocks are stacked in layers containing fossils with the oldest fossils at the deepest layers, and the youngest, or most recent fossils, near the top.

Wed, 2017-05-17

Ah ah ah, you didn’t say the magic word.

Sun, 2017-05-14

Miragaia is a genus of herbivorous stegosaurid dinosaur. Its fossils have been found in Upper Jurassic ro...

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