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Dinosaur From Utah Was Top Predator, Ruled Over Early Tyrannosaurs
2013-11-22 07:40:39

Tyrannosaurs rex has long been considered the apex predator of its time. But this large meat-eating theropod’s earlier relatives did not celebrate such stature, based on new evidence by a multi-institutional team of researchers who have found a new contender to fill the role of top dog during the early-to-mid-Cretaceous period.

Image 1 - Researchers Discover Dinosaur Footprints In Arkansas
2011-10-06 13:54:59

Researchers have discovered a field of 120-million-year-old dinosaur footprints in southwestern Arkansas which contains fossilized tracks of several species of dinosaur, one that has never before been documented in Arkansas.

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2009-11-04 10:04:16

Using portable 3D laser technology, scientists have electronically preserved a rare 110 million-year-old fossilized dinosaur footprint that was previously excavated and built into the wall of a bandstand at a Texas courthouse in the 1930s.

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2009-02-21 09:35:00

University of Manchester scientists are using laser imaging to investigate how fat – or fit – T. rex and his fellow dinosaurs were.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.