Latest Specimens of Tyrannosaurus Stories
When we think of dinosaurs, we think of giant, scary reptiles that once ruled the Earth. But even giant monsters were babies at one point. And apparently, even dinosaur babies need a babysitter.
Anybody who has ever cleaned out a closet knows the feeling of finding some long-forgotten item, but scientists at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia have taken it to a next level – re-discovering a 6,500-year-old human skeleton that had been kept for decades in one of their own storage rooms.
Like the bones of all animals, dinosaur bones are essentially a record of a particular organism’s life history, with tell-tale signs revealing disease or trauma to trained experts.
The complete fossilized remains of a mammoth were dug up near Easter, a small community in West Texas, and put on display in the Museum of the Llano Estacado at Wayland Baptist University 25 years
FedEx is no stranger to shipping important artifacts and precious cargo around the world, such as the equipment as part of the 2012 Niku VII project. However, the shipper’s latest adventure is a project 65 million years in the making.
Researchers writing in the journal PLOS ONE have discovered a new bird-like dinosaur named Anzu wyliei.
Researchers report that they have found a fossilized mosquito specimen that was still blood-engorged from its last meal – a discovery that is detailed in the latest edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The 'Sirius' documentary tells the story of how Dr.
Barnum Brown (February 12, 1873 – February 5, 1963) was an American Paleontologist best known for his contributions to the American Museum of Natural History, and his discovery of the first documented Tyrannosaurus rex remains. Brown was known less as a published paleontologist and more often as an energetic excavator, perhaps the greatest fossil collector of all time. Barnum Brown was born in Carbondale, Kansas, and was named after P.T. Barnum – of traveling circus fame, but no...
- Large; stout; burly.