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2015-01-12 09:14:18

Not exactly Nessie, but just as cool: A new swimming reptile has been identified in Scotland.

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2012-01-11 13:02:58

Scelidosaurus, meaning “limb lizard,” is a genus of herbivorous dinosaur from the Hettangian and Sinemurian stages of the Early Jurassic Period (208 to 194 million years ago). Its fossils have been discovered in both England and the United States -- in Arizona. Scelidosaurus has been called the earliest complete dinosaur known. The type specimen was discovered by James Harrison of Charmouth, England, while scouring the cliffs of Black Ven (between Charmouth and Lyme Regis) for raw...

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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Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.