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Researchers have found new evidence that dinosaurs were excellent swimmers, according to a study published in Monday’s edition of Chinese Science Bulletin, an academic journal co-sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the National Natural Science Foundation of China.
Analysis of two dinosaur fossil specimens have revealed new information about hunting and feeding behaviors of a wolf-like dinosaur
Sinosauropteryx, meaning “Chinese reptilian wing,” is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Late Jurassic to the Early Cretaceous Period 135 to 121 million years ago. It was discovered in 1996 by two Chinese farmers in the dry countryside near Liaoning Province, China. The same area has also produced later on other bird-like dinosaur fossils including Caudipteryx and Protarchaeopteryx. Three complete skeletons of Sinosauropteryx have been found, including few samples of protofeathers,...
Sinocalliopteryx, meaning "Chinese beautiful feather," is a genus of compsognathid dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period (124.6 million years ago) from China. It was recovered from the Jianshangou beds of the Yixian Formation. The type species, S. gigas, meaning "giant," was derived from the dinosaur's large size for a compsognathid. It is also unique from other compsognathids, by its relatively long hands in relation to its arms, which were also longer overall than in most...
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