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Tyrannosaurus Bataar Fossil Finally Returns Home To Mongolia
2013-05-07 09:56:57

Nearly a year after a dinosaur fossil was first reported stolen from Mongolia it is finally being returned to its rightful owner. US authorities in New York have returned the remains of the 70-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus bataar to the Mongolian government.

Dinosaur Fossil Smuggler Pleads Guilty
2013-01-01 05:47:14

Eric Prokopi, a Florida fossils dealer, has pled guilty to smuggling charges. He has agreed to give up the $1 million Tyrannosaurus bataar skeleton seized by the U.S. government earlier this year after he attempted to auction it through Heritage Auctions.

Florida Man Arrested On Dinosaur Fossil Smuggling Charges
2012-10-18 08:49:02

The saga continues for a Tarbosaurus dinosaur fossil from Mongolia. In the latest act, a Florida man wanted for allegedly smuggling a host of prehistoric fossils, has been arrested.

Illegally Imported Dinosaur Bones Seized By US Government
2012-06-24 04:54:56

A rare, million-dollar dinosaur skeleton, which had been brought into the country illegally and sold last month at an auction, was seized by the US government Friday.

Rare Dinosaur To Be Returned To Mongolia After Illegal Sale
2012-06-19 09:52:18

A million-dollar rare dinosaur will likely be returned to its rightful owners after it had been brought into the US illegally and sold to an anonymous bidder at auction last month.

Tarbosaurus Fossil Was Illegally Imported, Sold In United States
2012-06-10 05:30:59

Experts say that a dinosaur fossil which sold for more than a million dollars during an auction last month had been removed from Mongolia illegally before being sold in the United States.

Skeleton of T-Rex Cousin On Sale In NYC
2012-05-18 12:19:40

How would you like to get in on the ground floor and own a piece of history, immediately becoming the envy of your peers and intimidating all those who may cross you? Sound too good to be true?

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2011-06-22 13:45:00

According to new research, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, which has traditionally been seen as a lone wolf kind of dinosaur, hunted in packs.

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2011-05-10 07:50:00

A new study from an international team of scientists suggests juvenile and adult predatory dinosaurs had a range of hunting and feeding strategies.


Latest Tarbosaurus Reference Libraries

Daspletosaurus
2013-04-28 18:27:18

Daspletosaurus, meaning “frightful lizard” is a genus of tyrannosaurid theropod dinosaur that resided in western North America between 77 and 74 million years ago, during the Late Cretaceous Period. Fossils of the only named species were found in Alberta, although other possible species from Alberta and Montana wait for description. Daspletosaurus is closely related to the much larger and more current Tyrannosaurus. Like most of the known tyrannosaurids, it was a multi-ton bipedal...

Tarbosaurus
2013-02-18 12:21:10

Tarbosaurus, meaning “alarming lizard” is a genus of tyrannosaurid theropod dinosaur that thrived in Asia about 70 million years ago, at the end of the Late Cretaceous Period. Fossils have been uncovered in Mongolia, with more incomplete remains found further afield in parts of China. Many species have been named, although, modern paleontologists recognize only one, T. bataar, as legitimate. Like most tyrannosaurus, Tarbosaurus was a sizeable bipedal predator, weighing up to six...

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2010-02-03 16:23:27

Alioramus, meaning "˜different branch', is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (70 to 65 million years ago) from what is now Asia. It is known from a partial skull and three metatarsals (foot bones). It was discovered in the Gobi Desert in the early 1970s by a Soviet-Mongolian expedition. The fossil was found at Nogon-Tsav in the Mongolian province of Bavankhongor in the Nemegt formation. Alioramus was named and described by Russian paleontologist Sergei Kurzanov in...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.