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This New Species Of Horned Dinosaur Provides Hints About Its Evolution

A spectacular new horned dinosaur fossil has been excavated from its 79 million-year-old resting place in the Cretaceous rocks of Alberta, Canada and described today in a new paper in PLOS ONE by paleontologists David Evans and Michael Ryan. It has been a good year so far for Canadian horned …

Paleontology

This homemade shot-for-shot version of the Jurassic World trailer by a Korean fan is simply awesome

As homages to Jurassic World go, this might be one of our favourites so far.<p>Because not content with simply recreating the raptor scene or crying …

10 Bony Facts About Amargasaurus

Many long-necked dinosaurs, or sauropods, had pretty bizarre features: The armor-plating on <i>Saltasaurus</i>, the club-tail on <i>Shunosaurus</i>, and the weird, …

How Dinosaurs Came to Rule the Earth

More than 200 million years ago, as North Africa was ripping away from North America, opening up the Atlantic Ocean, hot lava poured out from Earth's …

Dinosaurs

8 Dinosaurs That Had Feathers

Contrary to the vision of dinosaurs we saw in <i>Jurassic Park</i>, most dinosaurs were covered in a layer of Downy-soft feathers. It’s quite possible that …

Dinosaurs

Cooper, Australia's largest dinosaur, is waiting for his real name

Around 93 million years ago in the Cretaceous period, a titanosaur nicknamed Cooper was wandering what's now known as southwest Queensland, …

Paleontology

Why Were Dinosaurs So Big?

<i>Why were dinosaurs so big?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Marc Srour, Invertebrate Paleontologist</i><p><i>Image by …

Dinosaurs

New Aardonyx celestae dinosaur discovered in South Africa

Scientists in South Africa have hailed the discovery of a huge new dinosaur, Aardonyx celestae, that predates the giants of the Jurassic period.<p>Aardonyx celestae, discovered on a farm near Bethlehem in the Free State, is estimated to be 195 million years old, and gives clues as to how the enormous …

PIctures and Profiles of Prosauropod Dinosaurs

01<p>of 32<p>Meet the Prosauropod Dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era<p>Prosauropods were the small, ancient, bipedal progenitors of the giant, four-legged …

Aardonyx

<i>Aardonyx</i> (Afrikaans <i>aard</i>, "earth" + Greek <i>onux</i>, "nail, claw") is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur. It is known from the type species <i>Aardonyx celestae</i> …