Latest Troodontids Stories

New Study Says Male And Female Dinosaurs Incubated Eggs
2013-05-16 09:59:11

A new study has found that both male and female Troodon and Oviraptor dinosaurs shared nesting duties when it came to caring for their young.

Fossil Dinosaur Egg Reveals Uncommon Dinosaur Incubation Technique
2013-04-18 15:36:15

Paleontologists have found a small North American dinosaur that incubated its eggs in a way similar to modern brooding birds.

20 Dinosaurs Identified By Their Teeth
2013-01-25 19:33:35

A few fossilized dinosaurs teeth have led researchers to help identify more than 20 species of small meat-eating dinosaurs.

Image 1 - New Raptor Species Announced
2011-09-20 11:01:42

A graduate student from Montana State University is part of a team of researchers that revealed a new species of raptorial dinosaur to the public on Monday, the first definitive troodontid theropod discovered from the Late Cretaceous Period of North America in more than 75 years.

2009-05-13 08:30:00

The discovery of a gruesome feeding frenzy that played out 73 million years ago in northwestern Alberta may also lead to the discovery of new dinosaur species in northwestern Alberta.

2008-11-14 14:42:36

Canadian researchers have been given a unique look at dinosaur reproduction and the evolution of birds as they've narrowed down the likely owner of a dinosaur nest, abandoned on a river's edge 77 million years ago.

Latest Troodontids Reference Libraries

2011-09-27 15:56:33

Troodon, meaning “wounding tooth,” is a genus of bird-like dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (76 to 65 million years ago). Troodon was discovered in 1855 in North America and was one of the first dinosaurs found there. Fossils of this specimen have been found from Alaska to Wyoming, with possible Troodon fossils also being found in Texas and New Mexico. Troodon is known from the Judith River Formation and the upper Two Medicine Formation of Montana, the Judith River Group of...

2011-01-03 16:55:47

Sinornithoides, meaning "Chinese bird form," is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Barremian stage of the Early Cretaceous Period (130 to 125 million years ago). The type species, S. youngi, was described in 1993 by Dale Russell and Dong Zhiming based on a fossil found in the Ejinhoro Formation. It is known from a nearly complete specimen, missing only the roof of the skull and the cervical and dorsal vertebrae, along with a few other skeletal fragments. The holotype was preserved in a...

2010-08-16 15:15:30

Zanabazar is a genus of troodontid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period of Mongolia. Fossils from this creature have been found in the Nemegt Formation in Mongolia. Zanabazar was originally classified as a new species of the genus Saurornithoides by Rinchen Barsbold in 1974. A 2009 review of the genus found that there was little proof to back up this idea. The species was re-classified to its current genus Zanabazar -- named in honor of Zanabazar, the first spiritual head of Tibetan...

2010-07-27 12:53:12

Jinfengopteryx, meaning "Golden phoenix feather", is a genus of maniraptoran dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous or Late Jurassic Period. It was found in the Qiaotou Formation of Hebei Province, China. The age of the specimen is uncertain as the formation where it was found underlies the more well-known Yixian Formation of the Early Cretaceous. Jinfengopteryx was preserved with extensive impressions of pennaceous* feathers, but lacked flight feathers on the hind legs, which are present in...

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