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13

Apr

Impact event that killed dinosaurs dwarfed by earlier space rock crashA new study reveals the power and scale of the event some 3.26 billion years ago which scientists think created geological features in South Africa’s rocks.

Impact event that killed dinosaurs dwarfed by earlier space rock crash
A new study reveals the power and scale of the event some 3.26 billion years ago which scientists think created geological features in South Africa’s rocks.

24

Jul

Dinosaur tail discovered in MexicoPaleontologists hope their findings will help explain the mechanics of how hadrosaur tails moved.

Dinosaur tail discovered in Mexico
Paleontologists hope their findings will help explain the mechanics of how hadrosaur tails moved.

01

Jul

T. Rex headed for SmithsonianThe T. rex will be the centerpiece of the museum’s new dinosaur hall that will open on the National Mall in May 2019.

T. Rex headed for Smithsonian
The T. rex will be the centerpiece of the museum’s new dinosaur hall that will open on the National Mall in May 2019.

10

Nov

2-ton horned dinosaur discovered in a drawerFossils of the new dinosaur were discovered in 1958, but the paleontologist was focused on other research at the time.

2-ton horned dinosaur discovered in a drawer
Fossils of the new dinosaur were discovered in 1958, but the paleontologist was focused on other research at the time.

09

Nov

New dinosaur named for ‘Eye of Sauron’40-foot monster earned the ‘Lord of the Rings’ moniker after paleontologists discovered a single skull fossil with a massive eye socket.

New dinosaur named for ‘Eye of Sauron’
40-foot monster earned the ‘Lord of the Rings’ moniker after paleontologists discovered a single skull fossil with a massive eye socket.

22

Aug

NASA finds dinosaur footprints at Goddard space centerThe large nodosaur print was found surrounded by smaller footprints, likely belonging to meat-eating theropods.

NASA finds dinosaur footprints at Goddard space center
The large nodosaur print was found surrounded by smaller footprints, likely belonging to meat-eating theropods.

03

Aug

Australian billionaire creating a real Jurassic Park?Clive Palmer reported to be interested in cloning a dinosaur for his new massive resort.

Australian billionaire creating a real Jurassic Park?
Clive Palmer reported to be interested in cloning a dinosaur for his new massive resort.

20

Sep

Newly discovered dinosaur reveals fearsome ‘switchblade’ clawTrauma to the extended talon helped researchers determine that it was used for attacking, not to help the dinosaur maintain its balance.

Newly discovered dinosaur reveals fearsome ‘switchblade’ claw
Trauma to the extended talon helped researchers determine that it was used for attacking, not to help the dinosaur maintain its balance.

26

Mar

Odd ancient beast was saber-toothed vegetarianResearchers reveal that the earliest giant-fanged plant-eater known was a beast the size of a large dog that once munched on leaves and stems in ancient Brazil.

Odd ancient beast was saber-toothed vegetarian
Researchers reveal that the earliest giant-fanged plant-eater known was a beast the size of a large dog that once munched on leaves and stems in ancient Brazil.