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2014-09-25 07:27:25

What do New Mexico and Alberta, Canada, have in common? Perhaps not much today, but millions of years ago they were both inhabited by closely related species of ankylosaurid dinosaurs.

Making Four New Dinosaur Species Out Of One
2013-05-09 14:01:38

Thanks to hard work and determination, a University of Alberta researcher has found four new species of armored dinosaurs that were originally considered to be the same species.

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2011-03-26 08:28:02

The bones of a dinosaur thought to be around 110 million years old were discovered Monday in the Canadian oil sands.

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2011-02-23 11:19:40

Tyrannosaurus rex was an opportunistic feeder, not a top predator, paleontologists say.

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2009-10-14 10:39:38

Paleontologists in China might have unearthed a new kind of dinosaur in what is thought to be the world's biggest collection of dinosaur bones, announced the media on Wednesday.

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2008-11-18 16:29:01

Primo Rivera had long wondered about the dents in a rocky hill near his farm in Bolivia and this month, the mystery was finally solved when paleontologists discovered they were actually Bolivia’s oldest fossilized dinosaur footprints.

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2007-01-11 07:40:00

What does it take to bring a dinosaur to life - or at least a life-sized re-creation? Start with 323 yards of fabric stretched over 144 yards of foam. Stuff the contraption with a half a mile of cabling, six hydraulic motors and a dozen truck batteries.


Latest Ankylosaurus Reference Libraries

Scelidosaurus
2012-01-11 13:02:58

Scelidosaurus, meaning “limb lizard,” is a genus of herbivorous dinosaur from the Hettangian and Sinemurian stages of the Early Jurassic Period (208 to 194 million years ago). Its fossils have been discovered in both England and the United States -- in Arizona. Scelidosaurus has been called the earliest complete dinosaur known. The type specimen was discovered by James Harrison of Charmouth, England, while scouring the cliffs of Black Ven (between Charmouth and Lyme Regis) for raw...

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2010-02-02 13:37:05

Ankylosaurus, meaning "fused lizard", is a genus of dinosaur of the Late Cretaceous Period from western North America. This armored dinosaur is known by only partial discoveries. The only species known is A. magniventris. Ankylosaurus was named by Barnum Brown in 1908. He also led the expedition that discovered the specimen in Hell Creek Formation in 1906. He discovered another specimen in 1910 in Alberta from the Scollard Formation. Three of his discoveries from this genus are housed at the...

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2009-09-09 15:07:55

Euoplocephalus, meaning "well-armored head", is a genus of ankylosaurian dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (Campanian-Maastrichtian age) of about 85 to 65 million years ago. It was discovered in 1902 by paleontologist Lawrence Morris Lambe. It was originally called Stereocephalis, but since that name was already taken by an insect, it was changed to its current name in 1910, by Lambe. Fossils from more than 40 individuals have been recovered from bone beds in Alberta, Canada and...

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2009-07-30 21:06:39

Anatotitan or "large duck" is a genus of flat-headed dinosaur commonly referred to as a "duck-billed dinosaur". It lived during the end of the Cretaceous Period, in what is now North America. Its remains have been preserved in the Hell Creek and Lance Formations dated 68 to 65 mya. They were among the last dinosaurs that existed on the planet before the extinction of all dinosaurs 65 million years ago. Like many dinosaurs, the history of Anatotitan is somewhat confusing. The original...

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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.