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Researchers from Mesalands Community College and the Museum of Texas Tech University’s Division of Paleontology have discovered fossils belonging to a new species of the phytosaur Machaeroprosopus.
Scientists have discovered in China the first complete skeleton of a pivotal ancestor of Earth's largest land animals â€“ the sauropod dinosaurs.
Weighing in at 150 pounds or more, the all-time biggest bird couldn't just hop into the air and fly away, researchers say.
Microraptor, meaning “small thief,” is a genus of dromaeosaurid dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period (120 million years ago). This small, four-winged animal was first discovered in the Jiufotang Formation in Liaoning, China, with more than two dozen specimens unearthed. There are two known species of Microraptor. The type species, M. zhaoianus, has been hotly debated for years. It was initially placed in the genus Archaeoraptor before a more accurate description placed it in the...