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2011-03-01 11:26:37

Unique specimen is first of its kind discovered as far south as Texas, where it flew over a vast ancient sea.

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2011-01-21 08:10:00

The discovery of an ancient fossil, nicknamed 'Mrs T', found with a fossilized egg in a Jurassic rock bed dating back 160 million years, has allowed scientists for the first time to sex pterodactyls.

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2010-11-16 06:15:00

A new study finds that ancient pterosaurs took flight by "pole-vaulting" using all four of their limbs.

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2010-06-29 12:50:00

According to new research, several prehistoric creatures developed elaborate body traits in order to attract members of the opposite sex.


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Thunderbird on top of a Totem Pole
2014-01-20 07:48:49

Thunderbird is a Native American legend sometimes associated with storms. Several sightings of this creature correlate with storms in the corresponding area. Some researchers describe a Thunderbird as being lizard-like similar to the extinct Pteranodon. Fossils of large birds (teratorns) having a wingspan of 12 to 18 feet were around with early man, and the Thunderbird legend may have derived from them. In April 1890, two cowboys claimed to have killed a giant bird-like creature with a...

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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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