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Pterosaur : What Is a Pterosaur?

Pterosaur Pterosaurs were flying reptiles of the extinct clade or order Pterosauria. For most of the Mesozoic, they persisted: from the early Triassic to the...

Feathers came first, then birds

New research, led by the University of Bristol, suggests that feathers arose 100 million years before birds -- changing how we look at dinosaurs,...

In hot pursuit of dinosaurs: Tracking extinct species on ancient Earth...

One researcher at the University of Tokyo is in hot pursuit of dinosaurs, tracking extinct species around ancient Earth. Identifying the movements of extinct...

Thai dinosaur is a cousin of T. rex

Scientists from the University of Bonn and the Sirindhorn Museum in Thailand have identified two new dinosaur species. They analyzed fossil finds that were...

A high-heeled dinosaur?

A 24-tonne dinosaur may have walked in a 'high-heeled' fashion, according to University of Queensland research. UQ Ph.D. candidate Andréas Jannel and colleagues from UQ's...

New Jurassic non-avian theropod dinosaur sheds light on origin of flight...

A new Jurassic non-avian theropod dinosaur from 163 million-year-old fossil deposits in northeastern China provides new information regarding the incredible richness of evolutionary experimentation...

New 3-foot-tall relative of Tyrannosaurus rex

A new relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex -- much smaller than the huge, ferocious dinosaur made famous in countless books and films, including, yes,...

The fossilization process of dinosaur remains

A study conducted between the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country and the University of Zaragoza has conducted an in-depth analysis of the dinosaur fossils...

Running may have made dinosaurs’ wings flap before they evolved to...

Before they evolved the ability to fly, two-legged dinosaurs may have begun to flap their wings as a passive effect of running along the...

Chewing versus sex in duck-billed dinosaurs

The duck-billed hadrosaurs walked the Earth over 90-million years ago and were one of the most successful groups of dinosaurs. But why were these...

Gobihadros, a new species of Mongolian hadrosaur

The complete skeletal remains of a new species of Mongolian dinosaur fill in a gap in the evolution of hadrosaurs, according to a study...

Perfectly preserved dinosaur skin found in Korea

Paleontologists are used to finding dinosaur bones and tracks. But remnants of soft tissue, like muscles or skin, are rare and often not well...

First-confirmed occurrence of a lambeosaurine dinosaur found on Alaska’s North Slope

Paleontologists from Hokkaido University in Japan, in cooperation with paleontologists from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas, have discovered the...

66-million-year-old deathbed linked to dinosaur-killing meteor

The beginning of the end started with violent shaking that raised giant waves in the waters of an inland sea in what is now...

World’s Biggest Tyrannosaurus rex

University of Alberta paleontologists have just reported the world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex and the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada. The 13-metre-long T....

Mammals’ unique arms started evolving before the dinosaurs existed

Bats fly, whales swim, gibbons swing from tree to tree, horses gallop, and humans swipe on their phones -- the different habitats and lifestyles...

Alligator study reveals insight into dinosaur hearing

To determine where a sound is coming from, animal brains analyze the minute difference in time it takes a sound to reach each ear...

What the world’s oldest eggs reveal about dinosaur evolution

A study of the world's earliest known dinosaur eggs reveals new information about the evolution of dinosaur reproduction. An international team of researchers led by...

Teenage T. rex was already chomping on prey

New research from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh indicates that even as a teenager the Tyrannosaurus rex showed signs that it would grow up...

New wallaby-sized dinosaur from the ancient Australian-Antarctic rift valley

A new, wallaby-sized herbivorous dinosaur has been identified from five fossilized upper jaws in 125 million year old rocks from the Cretaceous period of...

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