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Largest Dinosaur Footprint

Largest Dinosaur Footprint Found In Western Australia; Aussie Jurassic Park Wealth Of Information For Researchers

By Carrie Winters - Mar 28, 2017 05:38 AM EDT

The largest dinosaur footprint had been discovered by scientists in Western Australia. The track is known to be from a sauropod or long-necked dinosaur.

Loch Ness Monster

Pre-historic Ghost Sharks Older Than The Dinosaurs Live 6,000 Miles Deep Under Californian Seas

By Victoria Stark - Dec 19, 2016 11:19 AM EST

After six years, National Geographic finally releases videos it took of prehistoric ghost sharks living today, and which are much older than the dinosaurs. These creatures now swim at least 6,000 miles deep under the waters of California.

Antartic Ice

Antarctic Creatures Were Affected By Mass Extinction Too, Confirms Fossil Study

By Dipannita - Jun 01, 2016 08:41 AM EDT

Researchers previously thought that the mass extinction that wiped out the dinosaurs did not affect the creatures in the Antarctic to that extent.

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Fossil Teeth Show That Seed-Eating Birds Could Survive Dinosaur Extinction

By R. Siva Kumar - Apr 23, 2016 10:36 AM EDT

The ancestors of modern birds survived abrupt extinction due to their ability to eat seeds.

Dinosaurs Were Declining Long Before the Asteroid Perished Them: Study

Dinosaurs Were Declining Long Before the Asteroid Perished Them: Study

By Kanika Gupta - Apr 20, 2016 05:13 PM EDT

At least 40 million years before being hit by an asteroid, the dinosaurs were already on the road to decline.

Dinosaur Legs on Chicken Embryos Grown by Scientists for the First Time

Dinosaur Legs on Chicken Embryos Grown by Scientists for the First Time

By Kanika Gupta - Mar 16, 2016 08:19 AM EDT

The researchers bust the biggest myth of all times – dinosaurs perished 65 million years ago.

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Nicolas Cage Returns Dinosaur Head He Previously Bought For $276,000

By Jenn Loro - Dec 24, 2015 02:42 PM EST

Nicolas Cage voluntarily returns the head of a Tyrannosaurus bataar said to be illegally taken from Mongolia.

A reconstruction of Kimbetopsalis simmonsae, a rodent-like multituberculate mammal species.

'Prehistoric Beaver' Lived Through End Of Dinosaurs, But Did Not Survive Against Modern Rodents

By R. Siva Kumar - Oct 08, 2015 08:30 AM EDT

Scientists discovered an ancient mammal that managed to survive what wiped out the dinosaurs, perhaps due to their vegetarian diets.

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Scientists: Humans Will Not Survive Next Mass Extinction

By R. Siva Kumar - Aug 17, 2015 09:52 AM EDT

In spite of being the most populous as well as rapacious species, a momentous event can still erase humans from the planet, say scientists.

Dinosaurs

Study: Wild Climate Swings Kept Vegan Dinosaurs Away From Tropics

By Kamal Nayan - Jun 16, 2015 11:21 AM EDT

It was highly unpredictable hot and dry climate linked with elevated levels of Carbon dioxide that prevented dinosaurs from inhabiting the tropics for more than 30 million years, according to a new study.

Chris Pratt

‘Jurassic World’ Sets New Box Office Record, Star Chris Pratt Signed on for ‘38’ Sequels

By Cheri Cheng - Jun 15, 2015 12:08 PM EDT

Universal Studios' "Jurassic World" set the record for being the biggest opener throughout the world.

Tyrannosaurus

Dinosaurs, Like Mammals Were Warm-Blooded

By Peter R - May 29, 2015 06:22 PM EDT

Re-analysis of a study done in 2014 has led to the conclusions that dinosaurs can be categorized as warm-blooded animals like birds and mammals.

Dino-Chicken

Scientists Create Hen with Dinosaur Snouts But Won't Call it Dino-Chicken

By Peter R - May 13, 2015 10:31 AM EDT

The beaks of chicken embryos reverted to their ancestral state after scientists tweaked facial gene expression.

Terror Bird

Terror Bird Fossil Reveals It Was a Master Hunter With a Deep Voice

By Peter R - Apr 11, 2015 01:04 PM EDT

An intact skeleton found of terror bird has helped scientists learn about its hunting and auditory skills,

Yawunik Arthropod

Researchers Discover Lobster-Like Predator That Gave Rise To Spiders, Butterflies And Existed 250 Million Years Before Dinosaur

By Kamal Nayan - Mar 30, 2015 12:17 AM EDT

Researchers have discovered a new lobster-like predator that gave rise to lobsters, spiders and butterflies. The newly identified species named Yawunik kootenayi was discovered from a 508-million-year-old fossil site.

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