Prehistoric reptiles
The term prehistoric reptile covers a broad category that is intended to help distinguish the dinosaurs from other prehistoric reptiles. As the dinosaurs, because of their long and successful reign fo...
Cryodrakon Boreas: Enormous, Dinosaur-eating Reptile Is One of the Biggest Flying Creatures Ever Discovered
The pterosaur, discovered in Alberta, Canada, had a wingspan of up to 32 feet.
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....
List of Prehistoric Crocodiles - Crocodile Facts
A list of some of prehistoric crocodile genera the ancient beasts that hunted and killed dinosaurs.
Prehistoric Crocodiles, meet these ancient beasts - Crocodile Facts
Find all about the prehistoric crocodiles, these ancient beasts that feasted on dinosaurs.
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...
Gigantophis - Snake Facts
The Gigantophis garstini was a giant prehistoric snake found in the northern Sahara that measured more than 10 metres or 33 ft.
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.
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 ...
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...
Asteroid Impact, Volcanism Were One-Two Punch For Dinosaurs
For 35 years, paleontologists and geologists have debated the role these two global events played in the last mass extinction, with one side claiming the eruptions were irrelevant, and the other side ...
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...
Dinosaur - Wikipedia
Ichthyosaur
Ichthyosaurs (Greek for "fish lizard" - ιχθυς or ichthys meaning "fish" and σαυρος or sauros meaning "lizard") were large marine reptiles. Ichthyosaurs belong to the order known as Ichthyosauria or I...
Ichthyosaur - Wikipedia
Plesiosaur
The Plesiosauria (/ˌpliːsi.ɵˈsɔriə/; Greek: πλησίος, plesios, meaning "near to" and Sauria) or plesiosaurs are an order or clade of Mesozoic marine reptiles (marine Sauropsida), belonging to the Sauro...
Plesiosaur - Wikipedia
Pterosaur
Pterosaurs (/ˈtɛrɵsɔr/; meaning "winged lizard") were flying reptiles of the clade or order Pterosauria. They existed from the late Triassic to the end of the Cretaceous Period (228 to 66 million year...
Pterosaur - Wikipedia
Choristodera
Choristodera is an order of semi-aquatic diapsid reptiles which ranged from the Middle Jurassic, or possibly Late Triassic, to at least the early Miocene. Choristoderes have been found in North Americ...
Choristodera - Wikipedia
Pareiasaurs
Pareiasaurs (meaning "cheek lizards") are an extinct group of anapsid reptiles classified in the family Pareiasauridae. They were large herbivores that flourished during the Permian period.
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Pareiasaurs - Wikipedia
Plesiosauria
The Plesiosauria (/ˌpliːsi.ɵˈsɔriə/; Greek: πλησίος, plesios, meaning "near to" and Sauria) or plesiosaurs are an order or clade of Mesozoic marine reptiles (marine Sauropsida), belonging to the Sauro...
Plesiosauria - Wikipedia
Sauropterygia
Sauropterygia ("lizard flippers") is an extinct, diverse taxon of aquatic reptiles that developed from terrestrial ancestors soon after the end-Permian extinction and flourished during the Mesozoic be...
Sauropterygia - Wikipedia
Cryodrakon Boreas: Enormous, Dinosaur-eating Reptile Is One of the Biggest Flying Creatures Ever Discovered
The pterosaur, discovered in Alberta, Canada, had a wingspan of up to 32 feet.