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Flying Dinosaur Fossils Found The Transylvanian Basin
2013-02-05 04:10:51

An international group of scientists has identified a new pterosaur – or flying dinosaur after examining the approximately 68 million year old fossilized bones found in the Late Cretaceous Sebes-Glod rocks of the Transylvanian Basin in Romania.

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2009-08-06 09:50:00

The fossil of a unique dinosaur was discovered on Wednesday in China.

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2009-02-09 09:45:00

In just four years, a University of Portsmouth paleontologist has discovered 48 new species from the age of the dinosaurs, while other scientists took 180 years to identify the same number.

2008-06-29 06:02:09

By Perkins, Sid Most fossils of pterosaurs, flying reptiles that soared the skies while dinosaurs strolled below, have been found in marine sediments.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.