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Three sets of tyrannosaur tracks discovered in northeastern British Columbia reveal the bipedal carnivores likely traveled in packs, according to new research published in Wednesday’s edition of the journal PLOS ONE.
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 claws of Tyrannosaurus rex and Velociraptor are probably best known for ripping through the flesh of hapless prey, but a new study has found that this family of dinosaurs, known as Theropods, probably used its claws for a variety of purposes.
If Mister Geppetto was a real woodcarver rather than a fictional character, he may have been pleasantly surprised to learn that his beloved puppet Pinocchio is now immortalized in the realm of science – and that’s no lie.
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.
The reexamination of a dinosaur skull found in Alaska has revealed that it may have belonged to a “smaller cousin” of Tyrannosaurs Rex – not a completely distinct species as originally believed.
An international team of scientists have discovered the first record of dinosaurs from Saudi Arabia.
A new species of dinosaur recently discovered in the Hell Creek Formation in Montana has been described as the youngest known dromaeosaurid and was a close cousin of the Velociraptor.
New research from North Carolina State University shows that iron may play a role in preserving ancient tissues within dinosaur fossils, but also may hide them from detection.
Robert Thomas Bakker (born March 24, 1945) is an American Paleontologist known for his contribution to the “Dinosaur Renaissance” and his support of his mentor Ostrom’s theory that some dinosaurs were warm-blooded. He specializes in the ecological context and behavior of dinosaurs. Bakker was born in Bergen County, New Jersey. As a young boy, he developed an interest in dinosaurs following his first trip to the dinosaur exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History – he was...
John R. “Jack” Horner (born June 15, 1946) is an American paleontologist known for his research on dinosaur growth, and for discovering evidence that some dinosaurs nested and cared for their young. He is perhaps the most famous paleontologist due to his role as technical advisor for all three Jurassic Park films, and his providing inspiration for Dr. Alan Grant, the film's lead character. He also advised on the FOX television show Terra Nova. Horner was born and raised in the small...
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...
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, 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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