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World’s Largest Dinosaur Tracks Were Discovered in the Jura Mountains

In 2009, the world's largest dinosaur tracks were discovered in the French village of Plagne, in the Jura Mountains. Since then, a series of...

Mammals switched to daytime activity after dinosaur extinction

Mammals only started being active in the daytime after non-avian dinosaurs were wiped out about 66 million years ago (mya), finds a new study...

Time to rewrite the dinosaur textbooks? Not quite yet!

The classification of the dinosaurs might seem to be too obscure to excite anyone but the specialists. However, this is not at all the case....

Dinosaur-killing asteroid impact cooled Earth’s climate more than previously thought

The Chicxulub asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs likely released far more climate-altering sulfur gas into the atmosphere than originally thought, according to...

‘Bandit-masked’ feathered dinosaur hid from predators using multiple types of camouflage

Researchers from the University of Bristol have revealed how a small feathered dinosaur used its colour patterning, including a bandit mask-like stripe across its...

A new Late Cretaceous Rhabdodontid dinosaur from Southern France

Rhabdodontidae is a successful clade of ornithopod dinosaurs, characteristic of Late Cretaceous continental faunas in Europe. A new rhabdodontid from the late Campanian, of southern...

‘Mega-carnivore’ dinosaur roamed southern Africa 200 million years ago

An international team of scientists has discovered the first evidence that a huge carnivorous dinosaur roamed southern Africa 200 million year ago. The team, which...

First Jurassic ichthyosaur fossil found in India

A new near-complete fossilized skeleton is thought to represent the first Jurassic ichthyosaur found in India, according to a study published October 25, 2017...

Alvarezsaurid dinosaur from the late Cretaceous found in Uzbekistan

Bones from an Alvarezsaurid dinosaur were discovered in Uzbekistan and could shed light on the evolution and origin of the species, according to a...

New tyrannosaur fossil is most complete found in Southwestern US

A remarkable new fossilized skeleton of a tyrannosaur discovered in the Bureau of Land Management's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM) in southern Utah was...

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