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Pterosaur Ikrandraco avatar
2014-09-15 05:14:02

Fossils discovered in China are providing clues to a species of flying reptile that may have had a jaw pouch for catching and storing food. Researchers also note that it resembled the fictional winged creature Ikran from the movie Avatar, so they named it Ikrandraco avatar.

pterosaur Caiuajara dobruskii
2014-08-15 07:08:21

Researchers have discovered nearly 50 bones belonging to a new species of winged reptile with a bizarre head crest comparable to a butterfly or a yacht sail, various media outlets reported earlier this week.

2006-08-29 00:50:00

Scientists on Monday unveiled a replica of a skeleton scientists said was from the largest dinosaur species yet discovered in Brazil - a mid-sized herbivore that roamed central Brazil some 80 million years ago during the late Cretaceous period.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.