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Originally believed to have occurred around the same time that mammals evolved some 200 million years ago, researchers from the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago now report that the transition to nocturnal behavior actually occurred more than 100 million years earlier.
Dimetrodon, a carnivorous dinosaur that roamed the Earth nearly 300 million years ago has been found to be the first terrestrial vertebrate to develop “steak-knife” teeth.
HMNS Field Expedition will Excavate Extremely Rare, Nearly Complete Dimetrodon Fossil Join Famous Paleontologist and Team to See Fossil Emerge First-Hand Houston, TX (Vocus) December 6, 2010 The Houston Museum of Natural Science Paleontology team has discovered an articulated specimen of a Dimetrodon on the Craddock Ranch in Baylor County.
According to new research, several prehistoric creatures developed elaborate body traits in order to attract members of the opposite sex.
Robert T. Bakker picks out a 275 million-year- old tooth from the red-colored dirt on this massive northwest Texas ranch, examines it with a trained eye and promptly sticks it in his mouth.
Spinosaurus, meaning “Spine lizard,” is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the lower Albian to lower Cenomanian stages of the Mid Cretaceous Period (112 to 97 million years ago). It lived in what is now North Africa. The type species is S. aegyptiacus. A potential second species, S. maroccanus, was discovered in Morocco. It was the first known dinosaur fossil from Egyptian remains discovered in 1912 and described by German paleontologist Ernst Stromer in 1915. The original remains were...
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