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Giants Of Earth's History Still Pose A Wealth Of Riddles
2014-01-14 10:32:20

Sauropods, the largest land animals in Earth's history, are still mightily puzzling the scientists.

2013-08-15 21:05:14

A new analysis of ostriches reveals that a computer model of long-necked sauropods used to simulate the dinosaurs' movements, featured in BBC's Walking with Dinosaurs and the focus of an installation at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, does not correctly reconstruct how flexible their necks were.

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2010-10-06 09:50:00

A new species of dinosaur discovered in Arizona suggests dinosaurs did not spread throughout the world by overpowering other species, but by taking advantage of a natural catastrophe that wiped out their competitors.

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2009-12-10 15:55:00

A team of paleontologists has unearthed a previously unknown meat-eating dinosaur from a fossil bone bed in northern New Mexico.

2005-08-02 10:27:55

(Corrects affiliation of paleontologist in sixth paragraph) By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Unhatched dinosaur eggs dating back 190 million years carried fully developed embryos that would have been born clumsy and helpless, scientists said on Thursday.

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2005-08-02 10:25:00

Unhatched dinosaur eggs dating back 190 million years carried fully developed embryos that would have been born clumsy and helpless, scientists said on Thursday.

2005-07-28 13:01:57

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Unhatched dinosaur eggs dating back 190 million years carried fully developed embryos that would have been born clumsy and helpless, scientists said on Thursday.

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2005-06-27 16:40:00

The fossilized skeleton of a small crocodile relative excavated last year at Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona throws a wrench into theories of how and where the dinosaurs arose more than 210 million years ago at the end of the Triassic Period. This suggests that the herbivorous ornithischians and the meat-eating theropods, like Tyrannosaurus rex, did not evolve together in the Late Triassic as many paleontologists thought.

2005-06-23 19:50:00

The fossilized skeleton of a small crocodile relative excavated last year at Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona throws a wrench into theories of how and where the dinosaurs arose more than 210 million years ago at the end of the Triassic Period.


Latest Sauropodomorpha Reference Libraries

Supersaurus
2013-04-28 19:01:46

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...

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2010-10-07 11:23:25

Thecodontosaurus, meaning "socket-tooth lizard," is a genus of sauropodomorph dinosaur from the Norian or Rhaetian age of the Late Triassic Period. Known mainly from "fissure fillings" found in South England and Wales, the original remains were destroyed by the Germans during World War II bombings. However, more fossils have been found at a number of different sites. Some of the new material collected is of a juvenile specimen that may belong to the species, T. caducus, described by Adam...

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2010-02-16 15:53:35

Adeopapposaurus, meaning "far eating lizard", is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur from the Early Jurassic Period. It was found in the Cañón del Colorado Formation of San Juan, Argentina. It was described in 2009 by Ricardo N. Martínez. The type species, A. mognai, is named for the location where it was found. Adeopapposaurus is known from four partial skeletons and two partial skulls. The form of the bones at the tips of the jaws suggests that it had keratinous (horny) beaks. The...

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2009-09-29 15:04:54

Lamplughsaura is a genus of saurischian dinosaur from the Early Jurassic Period (Sinemurian age) of 196 to 190 million years ago. The type species is L. dharmaramensis. Several partial skeletons have been discovered. It was named after Pamela Lamplugh, founder of the Indian Statistical Institute. This large quadrupedal dinosaur was about 33 feet in length. It was either a basal sauropod or basal sauropodomorph. Photo Copyright and Credit

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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