Curiosities

Fri, 2019-10-18

Different groups of gigantic dinosaurs had different thermoregulatory strategies to help moderate brain temperatures in the face of high heat...

Mon, 2019-10-14

China’s leading paleontologist on why the country has emerged as a dinosaur hub and how the discipline can help us navigate the climate crisis.

Sat, 2019-10-12

The 76-million-year-old species, known as Saurornitholestes langstoni, was long thought to be so closely related to ...

Mon, 2019-10-07

A fossil of a prehistoric sea marine reptile, the Ichthyosaurus, has finally been revealed after staying hidden for 170 years by God-fearing individuals who didn’t want to make any...

Sat, 2019-10-05

Karen Chin didn't plan on becoming an expert on dinosaur droppings. She studied the fossilized dinosaur poop, called coprolites, as a graduate student, but she figured she'd branch out afterwards to pursue any one of her many interests. Plus, she adds with a...

Sat, 2019-10-05

Humans never walked the Earth alongside dinosaurs -- but if we had, undoubtedly we would have tried to barbeque a Velociraptor. Or perhaps oven roast some...

Thu, 2019-10-03

An ancient desert covered in sand dunes as far as the eye could see, where dinosaurs and small mammals once roamed, may have been the real Jurassic Park. Today, the Navajo Sandstone, as it’s called, is known for the beautiful red and tan sandstones that grace many...

Fri, 2017-10-13

Kaprosuchus is a  genus of mahajangasuchid crocodyliform. It is known from a single nearly complete skull collected from the Upper...

Mon, 2019-09-30

Dinosaur bones can be seen in several museums around the world where we can learn about the prehistoric creatures that used to roam the Earth. These...

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