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Saturday, September 18, 2021

dinosaur fossils


'Big John', the largest known triceratops, to go under the hammer

September 01, 2021 1:44 pm

"I imagine there are about 10 buyers worldwide for this kind of piece," said Alexandre Giquello, who is leading the sale

Fossils seized in police raid demystify a prehistoric flying reptile

August 30, 2021 4:34 pm

The pterosaur had a giant, mohawk-style crest, a birdlike beak and a body covered in something resembling but not quite fur.

Newly-hatched pterosaurs may have been able to fly, says study

July 23, 2021 6:42 pm

The authors speculate that these flying skills may have helped the hatchlings quickly escape predators, chase agile prey and fly amongst dense vegetation.

New dinosaur species identified in Spain

July 14, 2021 5:00 pm

It lived during the early Cretaceous period or about 130 million years ago.

Fossils discovered in Antrim turn out to be only dinosaur bones found in Ireland

November 25, 2020 10:11 am

Initially, it was speculated that the fossils were of just one dinosaur but further analysis revealed that they were of two different dinosaurs.

This was the ‘most dangerous place in the history of planet Earth’

April 29, 2020 2:30 pm

“This was arguably the most dangerous place in the history of planet Earth, a place where a human time-traveller would not last very long,” study author Ibrahim said.

Tiny bird-like dinosaur's skull and DNA found in 99-million-year-old amber

March 12, 2020 4:13 pm

The bird-like creature is the smallest known dinosaur with 100 sharp teeth. It's been named as Oculudentavis khaungraae.

New species of meat-eating Allosaurus dinosaur discovered in Utah

January 28, 2020 2:58 pm

The species belongs to the allosauroids, a group of small to large-bodied, two-legged carnivorous dinosaurs that lived during the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.

A Science teacher explains: Fascinating facts about dinosaurs

May 01, 2019 5:41 pm

The oldest known dinosaur is Eoraptor, a meat-eater that lived 228 million years ago. Most palaeontologists believe that birds are the only surviving dinosaurs. So dinosaurs aren’t really extinct because their descendants are still living.

Did you know about Indian dinosaurs? Meet the Rajasaurus

August 12, 2018 11:19 am

I get wide-eyed, astonished looks from most people when I tell them that India has some of the world’s largest fossil excavation sites and hatcheries!