Dinosaur
Dinosaurs are a diverse group of animals of the clade Dinosauria. They first appeared during the Triassic period, 231.4 million years ago, and were the dominant terrestrial vertebrates for 135...
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Tyrannosaurus rex was a cool-headed killer thanks to 'air conditioner' in its head - Mirror Online
The king of the dinosaurs had two large holes in the roof of its skull to discharge heat
The Evolution of the Tyrannosaurus Rex
How did the T. Rex evolve to be the ultimate predator? https://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/t-rex-the-ultimate-predator
New employee at the BBC
There's a giant, animatronic dinosaur roaming around BBC HQ right now thanks to The One Show... 🦖
Chinese 'rainbow dinosaur' had iridescent feathers like hummingbirds
Chinese 'rainbow dinosaur' had iridescent feathers like hummingbirds Scientists on Monday announced the discovery of a crow-sized, bird-like dinosaur with colorful feathers from northeastern China th...
Miners in Canada came across what is considered to be the best preserved fossil of its kind
One of our favorite stories of the year: Miners in Canada came across what is considered to be the best preserved fossil of its kind. Meet the nodosaur, a plant-eating armored dinosaur....
If there had been no asteroid collision 65 million years ago, would the human species even exist?
If there had been no asteroid collision 65 million years ago, would the human species even exist?
Discovery of fossil “voice box” of Antarctic bird suggests dinosaurs couldn't sing
Researchers have found the oldest known fossil vocal organ of a bird … in Antarctica. The voice box is from a species related to ducks and geese that lived d...
Largest-Ever Carnivorous Dinosaur Footprint Discovered In Bolivia
A tour guide in Bolivia recently stumbled on a giant fossilized footprint measuring more than a meter wide, left some 80 million years ago by a meat-eating dinosaur.
Massive, Ancient Asteroid Crater may Provide Clues to Dinosaur Extinction
Scientists digging deep into the Gulf of Mexico say they have cracked into a crater, formed some 65 million years ago after a massive asteroid struck the earth. The 33-member team of scientists from a...
7 Historical Hoaxes
Throughout history, sometimes discoveries that at first seemed significant later turned out to be hoaxes. From Drake’s Plate of Brass, a practical joke that got out of hand and wound up in school text...
Dinosaur-killing asteroid to be drilled by scientists
Scientists plan to drill into the impact crater where an asteroid struck Earth 66 million years ago and killed the dinosaurs.
First dinosaurs walked the earth 10 million years earlier than believed
The first dinosaurs might have evolved even earlier than we thought: Paleontologists now think that the transition from pre-dinosaurs to true dinosaurs happened 10 million years prior to the ...
Did 'Dark Matter' Or A Star Called Nemesis Kill The Dinosaurs?
The dinosaur extinction 66m years ago was most likely caused by a comet or big asteroid hitting the Earth. But given that asteroids don't actually hit our planet very often, could this really be the w...
Tribute to Spinosaurids
A tribute to Tribute to Spinosaurids by Tyrannotitan, this video features Angaturama, Baryonyx, Irritator, Spinosaurus, Suchomimus and introducing Cristatusaurus, Siamosaurus/Sinopliosaurus and Suchos...
Birds-of-Paradise Project
This fall, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Geographic are bringing the Birds-of-Paradise Project to the public. Get an advance look now...and witness diverse strategies of evolution at wor...
Evolution of dinosaurs
Dinosaurs evolved within a single lineage of archosaurs 232-234 Ma (million years ago) in the Ladinian age, the latter part of the middle Triassic. Dinosauria is a well-supported clade, present i...
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Dinosaur classification
Dinosaur classification began in 1842 when Sir Richard Owen placed Iguanodon, Megalosaurus, and Hylaeosaurus in "a distinct tribe or suborder of Saurian Reptiles, for which I would propose the name of...
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Dinosaur size
Size has been one of the most interesting aspects of dinosaur science to the general public. This article lists the largest and smallest dinosaurs from various groups, sorted in order of weight and le...
Dinosaur size - Wikipedia
Physiology of dinosaurs
The physiology of dinosaurs has historically been a controversial subject, particularly thermoregulation. Recently, many new lines of evidence have been brought to bear on dinosaur physiology generall...
Physiology of dinosaurs - Wikipedia
Dinosaur brains and intelligence
Dinosaur intelligence has been a point of contention for paleontologists. Dinosaurs were once regarded as being unintelligent animals but have largely been appraised more generously since the dinosaur...
Dinosaur brains and intelligence - Wikipedia
Age determination in dinosaurs
Age determination in dinosaurs is mainly used to determine the approximate age of a dinosaur when the animal died.
Early attempts to estimate the longevity of dinosaurs used allometric scaling pri...
Dinosaur egg
Dinosaur eggs are eggs laid by dinosaurs. When the first scientifically documented remains of dinosaurs were being described in England during the 1820s, it was presumed that dinosaurs had laid eggs b...
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Origin of birds
The origin of birds refers to the initial stages in the evolution of birds. The scientific consensus is that birds are a group of theropod dinosaurs that evolved during the Mesozoic Era.A close relati...
Origin of birds - Wikipedia
Protobird
"Protobird" is an informal term that has been used by some paleontologists when discussing animals that, while technically classified as non-avian dinosaurs, possess many features normally associated ...
Feathered dinosaur
Although growing evidence of the relationship of non-avian dinosaurs to birds raised the possibility of feathered dinosaurs over the twentieth century, it was not until the mid-1990s that clearly non-...
Feathered dinosaur - Wikipedia
Carnegie collection
The Carnegie Collection is a series of authentic replicas based on dinosaurs and other extinct prehistoric creatures, using fossils featured at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History as references. T...
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Dinosaurs of New Zealand
Although the evidence is rare, fossils reveal that there were dinosaurs in New Zealand. Possibly because it lacks the right conditions for fossilisation, only fragments of bone and a few vertebrae hav...
Dinosaurs of New Zealand - Wikipedia
Paleocene dinosaurs
The term Paleocene dinosaurs describe families or genera of non-avian dinosaurs that may have survived the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event 66 million years ago. Although almost all evidence ind...
List of dinosaurs
This list of dinosaurs is a comprehensive listing of all genera that have ever been included in the superorder Dinosauria, excluding class Aves (birds, both living and those known only from fossils) a...
List of dinosaurs - Wikipedia