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India's Jurassic Park: Dinosaur egg discovered in Gujarat's Balasinor

Locals discovered the dinosaur egg in Balasinor city of Mahisagar, Gujarat.<p>Here's a good news for dinosaur enthusiasts. Locals in Balasinor city of …

Megalodon Ancestor: Fossil Teeth Link Beast to Earth’s Largest Shark

It took nearly 40 years, but researchers have finally collected enough fossil teeth in Alabama to properly identify a previously unknown species of …

Construction Workers Discover 130-Million-Year-Old Perfectly Preserved Dinosaur Eggs In China

Close<p>An entire nest of about 20 to 30 perfectly preserved dinosaur eggs was accidentally discovered under an excavation site in China.<p>Construction …

The Silky Serikornis Sungei Fossil Gives A Glimpse Into The Evolution Of Feathers

Exquisitely well-preserved feathered dinosaurs from the Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous of north-eastern China have considerably helped …

Research finds lizard inside fossilised dinosaur to be a new species

A new research report has concluded that a lizard whose fossils were found inside a dinosaur skeleton in 1859 is indeed a new species, putting to …

India’s first Jurassic ichthyosaur fossil found in Gujarat

This discovery could change what we know about our planet<p>Gujarat, as we know, is famous for its dinosaur fossils (and no, we don’t mean politicians), …

Meet Junornis: the tiny Cretaceous bird which reveals the earliest form of bounding flight

A 126-million-year-old fossil has demonstrated that birds were capable of a special form of flight much earlier than previously thought. The newly named <i>Junornis</i> <i>huoi</i> (which means “beautiful wing”) is known from a single incredibly preserved specimen with a superb skeleton and extensive preservation …

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Paleoart: the evolution of dinosaur paintings, from watercolours to Soviet visions

Zoë Lescaze's book is a hulking great sauropod.<p>In 1830, an English geologist named Henry Thomas De la Beche painted a watercolour of Dorset. The …

Paleontologists Find Rare African Dinosaur, New Titanosaur Species

Paleontologists have discovered a new extinct species of the world’s biggest dinosaur group in Africa, but the skeleton tells a strange …

Dinosaur trio roosted together like birds

The animals seem to have died while huddling together 70 million years ago.<p>The fossilized remains of three young dinosaurs who seem to have been …

Birds' unique skulls linked to young dinosaur brains

Bird skulls and brains look like those of young dinosaurs, providing clues to their unique evolution and modern success.

New 14-metre long dinosaur species discovered in Spain

Soriatitan golmayensis is thought to have lived between 130 and 138 million years ago.<p>A new species of dinosaur which lived between 130 to 138 …

Here's how researchers at Ohio University discover dinosaurs | The Post

The extent of many people's knowledge of paleontologists comes from what they see in <i>Indiana Jones</i> and <i>Jurassic Park</i>. Here is what the experts from OU …

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North Dakota scientists discover new species of dinosaur

Denver Fowler, paleontologist at the Dickinson Museum Center, along with Liz Freedman-Fowler and their four-person volunteer team, returned to …

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ND scientists discover new species of dinosaur

DICKINSON — Digging up dinosaur fossils means getting into the dirt, often on your knees and under the blazing sun. But seldom has the work ever been …

Giant armored dinosaur may have cloaked itself in camouflage

An armored dinosaur the size of a Honda Civic also wore countershading camouflage, a chemical analysis of its skin suggests.

Largest Ichthyosaurus was pregnant mother

Scientists from the UK and Germany have discovered the largest <i>Ichthyosaurus</i> on record and found it was pregnant at the time of death.<p>The new specimen …

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How did dinosaur eggs survive in the Arctic?

During their Mesozoic reign, dinosaurs occupied just about every corner of the planet, from the northern reaches of Alaska and Siberia all the way …

Paleo Profile: The Elephant Bird Mimic

We haven't found all the dinosaurs yet. Not even close. Even at the current breakneck rate of discovery - a new species announced every two weeks ago …

Utahraptor Project aims to draw real picture of ancient creature

SALT LAKE CITY — Only a handful of bones prove the Utahraptor ever existed.<p>In 1991, paleontologists identified the new dinosaur using fragments of a …

A 66-million-year-old skull could unlock secrets about triceratops

There's more excitement than usual at Marco's Pizza in Thornton, Colo., since news spread Tuesday that a rare dinosaur fossil was unearthed at a construction site up the street.<p>General Manager Daniel Perez, 24, who's lived in the Denver suburbs all his life, called the discovery “one of the …

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Scientists find fossils of rare dinosaur in Tanzania

In Summary<p>Scientists who dug the fossil named it Shingopana Songwensis, derived from the Kiswahili term <i>shingo pana</i> (wide neck), and the region where …

Here's What We Used to Think Dinosaurs Looked Like

These forgotten works of paleoart mingled scientific fact and fantasy.<p>Since the first dinosaur fossils were discovered, the public has relied on artists to imagine what the prehistoric world looked like. Today many of the first “paleoart” masterpieces lie gathering dust in museum storage rooms, …

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66 Million Years Ago, Bird-Like Dinosaurs Laid Blue-Green Eggs

A type of bird-like dinosaur that lived in what is now China during the Cretaceous period — about 145.5 million to 65.5 million years ago — laid eggs …

This herbivorous creature could be the missing link in the dinosaur family tree, changing everything we think we know about their evolution<p>Chilesaurus doesn’t look like the kind of dinosaur that would kick up much of a fuss. The Jurassic saurian – named for the country, not the tasty peppers – was …

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Was the “Sleeping Dragon” Dinosaur a Red Head?

In May, the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta debuted a stunning fossil, a life-like “mummy” of a 110-million-year old armored nodosaur that some …

Analysis of organic material from the 110m-year-old nodosaur suggests it had red and white camouflage, indicating its spikes alone did not put off predators<p>It was built like a tank, covered in armour, and weighed about the same as a caravan – but this beefy dinosaur was still at risk of being …

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Weird 'Rocks' at Robotics Test Site Turn Out to Be Dinosaur Fossils

What began as a search by university students for a Mars-like landscape in a Canadian park took an unexpected detour into paleontology, when they …

Meet Corythoraptor: Newly found dinosaur resembles ostrich gone bad

From enormous feet to scrawny neck and wicked claws, a newly discovered species of dinosaur resembles an ostrich gone bad. But no ostrich ever had this dinosaur’s fancy headgear: a towering “helmet” of bone and tissue probably functioning like some kind of beckoning billboard.<p>Many dinosaur species …