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By Justin Scuiletti
This summer’s blockbuster “Jurassic World” ruffled the feathers of many a paleontologist when the movie’s depiction of several dinosaurs, namely the ferocious Velociraptor, lacked, well, feathers.
Before dinosaurs roamed the Earth, the region we now know as North Carolina was ruled by a fearsome, bipedal, 9-foot-long crocodile ancestor known as Carnufex carolinensis, or the "Carolina Butcher."…
By Lorna Baldwin
No, it's not the mythical Loch Ness monster, but 170 million years ago Dearcmhara shawcrossi prowled the warm coastal waters of Scotland in pursuit of fish and other reptiles. Scientists announced the discovery of the previously unknown prehistoric marine reptile in…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
A baby stegosaurus' first steps 150 million years ago can now be modeled in 3D with a few clicks on a camera phone. The technology makes studying dinosaur footprints cheap and easy.
Fossil records have allowed scientists to unlock a 410 million-year-old secret: the way an ancient arachnid crawled around.
New research published Friday by the University of New Mexico postulates that dinosaurs were not cold-blooded creatures as previously believed, yet not warm-blooded like mammals either. Instead, the study claims that dinosaurs were mesothermic -- an intermediate stage…
A team of paleontologists inadvertently discovered the remains of a Stone Age cemetery in the Sahara desert, revealing clues about the lives of the hunter-gatherers who lived in the once-temperate region. A lead researcher details the finds.
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh renovated its dinosaur exhibit to provide a more realistic picture of how dinosaurs lived and interacted with one another more than 100 million years ago.
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