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Ancient tick preserved in amber found on a dinosaur feather

A chunk of amber dating back about 99 million years has been found containing perfectly preserved ticks, shedding light on how these tiny pests …

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Biopic to highlight life of Mary Anning

The fossil hunter made numerous important contributions to science, arising from her lifelong exploration of the Jurassic Coast in Dorset.<p>Many of her …

Fossil bones of human-sized penguin found in New Zealand

Scientists have unearthed in New Zealand fossil bones of what might be the heavyweight champion of the penguin world, a bird 177 centimetres tall …

Trump faces ferocious fossil fight

Strategic Professor in Palaeontology John Long, a Past President of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology in the US.<p>Flinders palaeontologist …

Over 200 fossilized flying reptile eggs found in China

Scientists working at a site in northern China have found 215 rare fossil eggs of pterosaurs – flying reptiles that lived alongside the dinosaurs.<p>The …

A Psychological Explanation for Kids’ Love of Dinosaurs

Susan Alloway’s daughter Erin was very specific about her Halloween costume. It couldn’t be just any dinosaur: Erin, 6, wanted to be an <i>Ozraptor</i>.<p>For …

New species of extinct marsupial lion discovered in Australia

A team of Australian scientists has discovered a new species of marsupial lion which has been extinct for at least 19 million years. The findings, …

Sinister sound of Tyrannosaurus Rex heard for first time in 66 million years

The fearsome roar of Tyrannosaurus Rex as portrayed in film has left many a cinema-goer quaking in their seat.<p>But new research suggests the king of …

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Duckwalking Mongolian Dinosaur Rescued From Black Market - Transitions Online

Duckwalking Mongolian Dinosaur Rescued From Black Market<p>11 December 2017<p>The specimen was so bizarre that scientists at first thought the fossil was a …

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