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Newly identified softshell turtle lived alongside T. rex and Triceratops

A newly described softshell turtle that lived in North Dakota 66.5 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous Period, just before the...

Giant impact crater in Greenland occurred a few million years after...

Danish and Swedish researchers have dated the enormous Hiawatha impact crater, a 31 km-wide meteorite crater buried under a kilometer of Greenlandic ice. The...

The reign of the dinosaurs ended in spring

The asteroid which killed nearly all of the dinosaurs struck Earth during springtime. This conclusion was drawn by an international team of researchers after...

First evidence indicating dinosaur respiratory infection

A group of researchers from around the country, including University of New Mexico Research Assistant Professor Ewan Wolff, discovered the first evidence of a...

Large new titanosaurian dinosaur from the Pyrenees

Researchers from the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP), the Conca Dellà Museum (MCD), the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), the University of...

Sauropod dinosaurs were restricted to warmer regions of Earth

Giant, long-necked sauropods, thought to include the largest land animals ever to have existed, preferred to live in warmer, more tropical regions on Earth,...

Exquisitely preserved embryo found inside fossilized dinosaur egg

A 72 to 66-million-year-old embryo found inside a fossilised dinosaur egg sheds new light on the link between the behaviour of modern birds and...

‘Cold bone’: Researchers discover first dinosaur species that lived on Greenland...

The two-legged dinosaur Issi saaneq lived about 214 million years ago in what is now Greenland. It was a medium-sized, long-necked herbivore and a...

Tooth Fast, Tooth Curious?

How did the largest animals to ever walk the Earth dominate their environments? By doing something totally revolutionary: keeping it simple. Published in BMC...

New species of iguanodontian dinosaur discovered from Isle of Wight

Scientists from the Natural History Museum and University of Portsmouth have described a new genus and species of dinosaur from a specimen found on...

Muscular wing-body junction improved Pterosaur flight performance

The flying reptiles known as pterosaurs are the closest relatives of dinosaurs and were the first vertebrates to evolve powered flight. However, many details...

Four dinosaurs discovered in Montana

A team of paleontologists from the University of Washington and its Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture excavated four dinosaurs in northeastern Montana...

First dinosaur era crab fully preserved in amber discovered

Fossils trapped in amber provide a unique snapshot of the anatomy, biology, and ecology of extinct organisms. The most common fossils found in amber,...

Two new species of large predatory dinosaur discovered on Isle of...

A new study led by palaeontologists at the University of Southampton suggests that bones found on the Isle of Wight belong to two new...

‘Raptor-like’ dinosaur discovered in Australian mine, actually uncovered as a timid...

Fossil footprints found in an Australian coal mine around 50 years ago have long been thought to be that of a large 'raptor-like' predatory...

Early dinosaurs may have lived in social herds as early as...

To borrow a line from the movie "Jurassic Park:" Dinosaurs do move in herds. And a new study shows that the prehistoric creatures lived...

Dinosaurs’ ascent driven by volcanoes powering climate change

The rise of dinosaurs coincided with environmental changes driven by major volcanic eruptions over 230 million years ago, a new study reveals. The Late Triassic...

Modern snakes evolved from a few survivors of dino-killing asteroid

A new study suggests that all living snakes evolved from a handful of species that survived the giant asteroid impact that wiped out the...

Who was king before Tyrannosaurus? Uzbek fossil reveals new top dino

Iconic tyrannosauroids like T. rex famously dominated the top of the food web at the end of the reign of the dinosaurs. But they...

Mammals in the time of dinosaurs held each other back

A new study led by researchers from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, University of Oxford and the University of Birmingham for Current...

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