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October 1, 2016

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October 1, 2016

Paleontologists Discover 250-Million-Year-Old New Species of Reptile in Brazil

Mar. 11, 2016 — A new fossil reptile that lived 250 million years ago in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southernmost Brazil has been discovered by an international team of researchers. The species has been ... read more

Feb. 18, 2016 — Palaeontologists have shed new light on some unusual dinosaur tracks from northern China. The tracks appear to have been made by four-legged sauropod dinosaurs yet only two of their feet have left ... read more

Feb. 12, 2016 — A team of paleontologists has identified several new types of dinosaurs from fossil evidence discovered in eastern Idaho, demonstrating the presence of a much more diverse group of theropods in the ... read more

Feb. 12, 2016 — Like people, ants have often fought over food and territory. But ants began fighting long before humans: at least 99 million years ago, according to a fossil insect ... read more

Jan. 20, 2016 — A newly discovered juvenile theropod is possibly oldest known Jurassic dinosaur from ... read more

Jan. 16, 2016 — Just outside the tiny town of Glenrock, Wyo., the footprints of a 66-million-year-old monster are cemented in stone. This fossil trackway was brought to light with the help of a Canadian ... read more

Dec. 9, 2015 — Researchers have described a new species of plant-eating dinosaur, Hualianceratops wucaiwanensis, that stood on its hind feet and was about the size of a spaniel. It is similar in age to the ... read more

Dec. 8, 2015 — The discovery also reveals the unique binocular vision of the first ancient marine reptile of its kind to be found in ... read more

Nov. 30, 2015 — A rare fossil from eastern North America of a dog-sized horned dinosaur has been identified by a scientist. The fossil provides evidence of an east-west divide in North American dinosaur ... read more

Nov. 24, 2015 — A 'dinosaur' fossil originally discovered on Prince Edward Island, Canada, has been shown to have steak knife-like teeth, and researchers have changed its name to Dimetrodon borealis -- ... read more

Nov. 3, 2015 — Just how bad was T. rex's bite? New research has found that the feeding style and dietary preferences of dinosaurs was closely linked to how wide they could open their ... read more

Oct. 29, 2015 — A nasty little 66-million-year-old family secret has been leaked by a recently unearthed tyrannosaur bone. The bone has peculiar teeth marks that strongly suggest it was gnawed by another ... read more

Adolescent T. Rex Unraveling Controversy About Growth Changes in Tyrannosaurus

Oct. 29, 2015 — A much-anticipated study of an adolescent Tyrannosaurus rex is poised to help resolve long-standing controversies over the growth of tyrannosaurid ... read more

Dinosaurs Used Nasal Passages to Keep Brains Cool

Oct. 29, 2015 — Dinosaur nasal passages were certainly nothing to sneeze at. Possessing among the largest and most complex nasal passages seen in animals, their function has puzzled paleontologists. New research ... read more

Oct. 13, 2015 — Were dinosaurs really fast, aggressive hunters like the ones depicted in the movie 'Jurassic World'? Or did they have lower metabolic rates that made them move more like today's ... read more

Oct. 5, 2015 — How do we know that the melanosomes found in the fossils are actually melanosomes and not something else, like leftover impressions from the microbes (some of which also make melanin) that coated the ... read more

Aug. 7, 2015 — Researchers have examined one of the smallest parts of the fossil record -- theropod teeth -- to shed light on the evolution of dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous. Findings have effectively ... read more

July 28, 2015 — The Tyrannosaurus rex and its fellow theropod dinosaurs that rampage across the screen in movies like Jurassic World were successful predators partly due to a unique, deeply serrated tooth structure ... read more

July 16, 2015 — A newly identified species of feathered dinosaur is the largest ever discovered to have a well-preserved set of bird-like wings, research suggests. Palaeontologists working in China unearthed the ... read more

June 1, 2015 — Experts have identified Britain's oldest sauropod dinosaur from a fossil bone discovered on the Yorkshire coast. The vertebra (backbone) originates from a group of dinosaurs that includes the ... read more

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