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February 26, 2017

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February 26, 2017

Nov. 7, 2016 — Kaikaifilu is a new species of giant sea lizard (mosasaur) discovered in 66-million-year-old rocks of Antarctica. At about 10 meters long, it is the largest known top marine predator from this ... read more

Nov. 4, 2016 — Herbivorous mammals have bigger bellies than their usually slim carnivorous counterparts, an international study based on 3D reconstructions of animal skeletons reveals for the first time. In ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — Researchers have identified the first known example of fossilized brain tissue in a dinosaur from Sussex. The tissues resemble those seen in modern crocodiles and ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — A new publication on the bird-like dinosaur Avimimus, from the late-Cretaceous suggests they were gregarious, social animals -- evidence that flies in the face of the long-held mysticism surrounding ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — Researchers have announced the naming of Savannasaurus elliottorum, a new genus and species of dinosaur from western Queensland, Australia. The bones come from the Winton Formation, a geological ... read more

Oct. 18, 2016 — Paleontologists have found the first dinosaur bones in Denali National Park. They also discovered several new dinosaur trackways, which are fossilized impressions left by ancient animals walking ... read more

Oct. 13, 2016 — An impression fossil with the surface of the skin of a dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous, a period right before their extinction, has been discovered in Barcelona, Spain. Its characteristics make it ... read more

Oct. 12, 2016 — The tiny arms on the otherwise mighty Tyrannosaurus rex are one of the biggest and most enduring mysteries in ... read more

Oct. 12, 2016 — The oldest known vocal organ of a bird has been found in an Antarctic fossil of a relative of ducks and geese that lived more than 66 million years ago during the age of ... read more

Sep. 29, 2016 — Newly recovered fossils confirm that Drepanosaurus, a prehistoric cross between a chameleon and an anteater, was a small reptile with a fearsome finger. The second digit of its forelimb sported a ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — Theropod dinosaur species with bony crests, horns and knobs evolved to giant body sizes 20 times faster than those species lacking such embellishments, new research has ... read more

Sep. 22, 2016 — Iconic dinosaur shapes were present for at least a hundred million years on our planet in animals before those dinosaurs themselves actually ... read more

Sep. 16, 2016 — After reconstructing the color patterns of a well-preserved dinosaur from China, researchers have found that the long-lost species Psittacosaurus (meaning "parrot lizard," a reference to ... read more

Paleontology: A Monster Put in Its Place

Sep. 1, 2016 — An analysis of the fossil known as the Minden Monster has enabled paleontologists to assign the largest predatory dinosaur ever found in Germany to a previously unknown genus, among a group that ... read more

Aug. 25, 2016 — Imagine how much dental care you'd need if you had 300 or more teeth packed together on each side of your ... read more

Aug. 24, 2016 — The Caribbean islands form a natural laboratory for the study of evolution due to their unique biological and geological features. There has been heated discussion since the early 20th century on how ... read more

Aug. 18, 2016 — Paleontologists have discovered a Tyrannosaurus rex, including a very complete skull. The find, which paleontologists estimate to be about 20 percent of the animal, includes vertebrae, ribs, hips and ... read more

Aug. 10, 2016 — What really came first -- the chicken or the egg? Birds' reproductive biology is dramatically different from that of any other living vertebrates, and scientists have long wondered how and when ... read more

July 20, 2016 — A new species of megaraptorid dinosaur discovered in Patagonia may help discern the evolutionary origins of the megaraptorid ... read more

July 15, 2016 — A new hypothesis on the extinction of dinosaurs and ammonites at the end of the Cretaceous Period has been proposed by a research ... read more

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