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Scientists at Yale have pieced together what they think is the first bird beak ever to have evolved. It belongs to Ichthyornis dispar, which lived in North America nearly 100 million years ago. It's thought that its beak evolved as a surrogate hand to compensate for its forelimbs having evolved into wings. Yet in other respects, the creature remained very much a dinosaur... Continue Readin
American firm Lake Flato used tough materials like weathering steel to create an off-grid educational facility for Big Bend National Park, known for its dinosaur skeletons. Read more
At 8.7 meters (28.5 ft) long and 2.6 meters (8.5 ft) high, and with a price tag somewhere north of US$1.5 million, this 155 million-year-old skeleton is not for everyone, but it is certainly one of the most impressive and imposing artifacts of natural history ever to go to auction...Continue Reading For sale: 28-ft-long, 155 million-year-old carnivorous dinosaur skeletonCategory: Collectible
what would it be like to travel with a dinosaur? LA-based filmmaker and artist kieran murray offers a visual explanation.The post the artist who never travels without his dinosaur appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Displaying eye-catching colors or outlandish behavior to catch the attention of a mate is common in nature, from the peacock, to the hummingbird, to the impossibly white teeth of 60-something real estate mogul. Scientists are claiming to have traced this phenomenon all the way back to an ancient bird-like dinosaur, which they say used a colorful ring of neck feathers to woo potential suitors
Between fluffy early birds, the largest land animals to ever walk the Earth and beachball-sized toads that ate baby dinosaurs, the ancient world was full of strange creatures. Now, palaeontologists have uncovered a bizarre new species of dinosaur that seems to blend together a swan, a penguin, a crocodile and a Velociraptor...Continue Reading Bizarre new dinosaur species blends swan, penguin,
Nowadays lions, leopards and cheetahs may be the dominant carnivores of Lesotho, Africa, but they've all been knocked down a few notches with the discovery of what might have been the largest predator to ever stalk the continent. Palaeontologists have found the first evidence of a previously unknown mega-carnivore dinosaur that lived much earlier than others of its size...Continue Reading New
After years of digging and research, paleontologists have identified a new species of dinosaur – and it seems to be the largest land animal to ever walk the Earth. Over 150 bones from at least six individual animals were found in a dig site in Argentina, and from those scientists were able to estimate their body mass, age, and the environment the beasts came from...Continue Reading New specie
It takes plenty of imagination to interpret what dinosaurs looked like and how they behaved, since all we usually have are dusty old bones squashed flat. Occasionally new insights will come from other tissues, like feathers or pickled brains, but now Canadian palaeontologists have described one of the most intact fossils ever found, which almost looks like it could wake up any minute. The spe


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