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2014-09-29 03:30:10

About 210 million years ago when the supercontinent of Pangea was starting to break up and dog-sized dinosaurs were hiding from nearly everything, entirely different kinds of reptiles called phytosaurs and rauisuchids were at the top of the food chain.

Fossil Discovery May Be Of Earliest Living Dinosaur
2012-12-05 09:40:27

Some of the earliest known dinosaurs to have walked the planet were considered to be small dinosaurs like the swift-footed Eoraptor. But researchers have discovered a new dinosaur that may be even older.

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2011-05-20 12:37:24

A fossil unearthed in China in the 1970s turns out to have come from the crocodile family tree after it had already split from the bird family tree.

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2010-03-03 13:00:00

Paleontologists have discovered a dinosaur-like animal that lived 10 million years earlier than the oldest known dinosaurs.

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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.

2006-01-25 13:45:00

A toothless, two-legged crocodile ancestor that walked upright and had a beak instead of teeth was discovered in the basement of New York's American Museum of Natural History, according to a report published on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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