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Remember when you learned about Brontosaurus as a kid? And then some egg-head scientists had to go and start calling it ‘Apatosaurus’? Childhood ruined. Well, just like TMNT and GI Joe, Brontosaurus is back baby!
An international team of scientists have discovered the first record of dinosaurs from Saudi Arabia.
theFamilyTravelFiles has unveiled a new family vacation folder dubbed Dino Trips loaded with details about the best places in the U.S.
The Brontosaurus has been one of the most well-known dinosaurs in popular culture for more than a hundred years. It has been portrayed in books, on TV, and in cinema and has also had its likeness put on a US postage stamp in 1989, albeit with a good dose of controversy and criticism.
Staff at the Morrison Natural History Museum have again discovered infant dinosaur footprints in the foothills west of Denver, near the town of Morrison.
The remains of an extraordinary fossil unearthed in 67 million-year old sediments from Gujarat, western India, provide a rare glimpse at an unusual feeding behavior in ancient snakes.
Scientists on Wednesday announced the discovery of a new dinosaur species in South Africa.
The largest animals ever to have walked the face of the earth may not have been as big as previously thought, reveals a paper published today in the Zoological Society of London's Journal of Zoology.
A lovingly-held conviction about the long-necked sauropods, the gargantuan dinosaurs adored by their depiction in monster movies and by children, is most in all probability false, a dino expert stated on Wednesday.
Einstein to attract over 2.3m visitors - 360,000 visitors already seen 140 million year-old dinosaur " Abu Dhabi International Airport (ADIA) has been inundated with visitors flocking to see its 140 million year old resident guest, situated in the Arrivals Hall at Terminal 1.
Othniel Charles Marsh (October 29, 1831 – March 18, 1899) was an American paleontologist, specializing primarily in vertebrates. He is highly renowned as one of the most prominent scientists of his time, having discovered and described dozens of new species. Marsh is also credited with developing what is currently the most widely accepted theory of the origin of birds. Marsh was born in Lockport, New York, to a family of moderate means. Thanks to the generosity of his uncle, George...
Supersaurus, meaning “super lizard” is a genus of diplodocid sauropod dinosaur that was discovered by Vivian Jones of Delta, Colorado, in the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of Colorado in the year 1972. The fossil remains came from the Brushy Basin Member of the formation, dating back to about 153 million years ago. It’s among the largest dinosaurs known from good remains, possibly reaching 108 to 112 feet long and around 35 to 40 tons. In most respects, Supersaurus is much like...
Diplodocus, meaning “double beam,” is a genus of diplodocid sauropod dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period of what is now western North America (about 150 million years ago). The first fossils of this dinosaur were discovered in 1877 by S.W. Williston. Its generic name was coined by Othniel Charles Marsh in 1878. Diplodocus is one of the more common dinosaur fossils found in the Upper Morrison Formation, a sequence of shallow marine and alluvial sediments deposited about 150 million...
Camarasaurus, meaning "chambered lizard" (chambered referring to holes in its vertebrae), was a genus of quadrupedal, herbivorous dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period 155 to 145 million years ago. It was first found in 1877 when a few scattered vertebrae were discovered in Colorado by Oramel W. Lucas. The bones were sold to Edward Drinker Cope and named by him later that year. A more complete fossil was discovered in 1925 by Charles W. Gilmore. The Morrison Formation, along the eastern...
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