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Old February 1st, 2018 #41
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A stone with more than 70 dinosaur tracks is transforming what we know about how prehistoric creatures interacted


The scientific treasures at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland stretch back far before the space age, as a recent discovery illustrates.

It turns out they go at least back to the Cretaceous Period, when small mammals scurried about, intermingling with dinosaurs and hiding from hunting pterosaurs that swooped down from the skies.

http://www.businessinsider.fr/us/din...center-2018-2/
 
Old March 29th, 2018 #42
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Fossilized Baby Tyrannosaur Teeth Have Been Uncovered in Montana


A team of researchers at the University of Kansas recently excavated a fossilized upper jaw with teeth completely intact in the Hell Creek Formation in Montana. While tests still need to be done to confirm its nature, it's small and bears a terrifying resemblance to larger Tyrannosaurus rex fossils, suggesting the ancient teeth came from a child born about 66.5 million years ago.

https://www.outerplaces.com/science/...annosaur-teeth
 
Old March 29th, 2018 #43
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New dinosaur with razor-sharp claws and jagged teeth unearthed in Argentina


Parts of the fossilized skeleton of a large, meat-eating dinosaur with razor-like claws and sharp, jagged teeth, which once roamed the plains of South America and Australia millions of years ago, have been unearthed in Argentina, according to researchers.

https://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/n...VvYM7ZWipuwvK/
 
Old April 2nd, 2018 #44
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Dinosaur tracks on Skye 'globally important'


New light has been shed on a little understood period of dinosaur evolution after giant prehistoric footprints were discovered on the Isle of Skye.

Researchers, including some from Edinburgh University, have been analysing dozens of the footprints, left about 170 million years ago.

They found that the tracks belonged to sauropods and therapods from the Middle Jurassic period.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-...lands-43620237
 
Old May 15th, 2018 #45
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Dinosaur parenting: How the 'chickens from hell' nested


How do you sit on your nest of eggs when you weigh over 1,500kg?

Carefully - according to a new study from an international team of researchers in Asia and North America.

Dinosaur parenting has been difficult to study, due to the relatively small number of fossils, but the incubating behaviour of oviraptorosaurs has now been outlined for the first time.

Scientists believe the largest of these dinosaurs arranged their eggs around a central gap in the nest.

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-44071223
 
Old May 25th, 2018 #46
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Oldest known case of dandruff found in 125m-year-old dinosaur

Scientists have discovered fossilised dandruff on the skin of a feathered microraptor



An artist's impression of a microraptor in flight

The oldest known case of dandruff has been identified in a small feathered dinosaur that roamed the Earth about 125m years ago.

Paleontologists found tiny flakes of fossilised skin on a crow-sized microraptor, a meat-eating dinosaur that had wings on all four of its limbs.

https://www.theguardian.com/science/...r-old-dinosaur
 
Old June 4th, 2018 #47
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Mystery dinosaur skeleton sells at Eiffel Tower auction for more than $2 million


The 150 million-year-old, largely-intact skeleton of a still-unknown species of dinosaur went to auction today in Paris and sold for more than two million dollars - and if paleontologists’ hunches prove true, the mystery winning bidder may get a chance to bestow a name on a previously undiscovered species.

The remains of the prehistoric predator – which is 30 feet long and 9 feet high - were discovered at Morrison Formation site in Wyoming in 2013.

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I hate to ruin the flow of your thread, but I have a few questions since you seem to be an expert.

Mammals like elephants and rhinos have to have giant dicks to be able to fuck. How did dinosaurs with no dicks with similar body dimensions albeit in some cases to the extreme perform this task?

Also, in a documentary, they showed a brontosaurus laying eggs into a ditch. Many eggs that have to drop a large distance. They showed the eggs dropping through a long membrane like tube of tissue to go into the hole. I guess this is to explain how the eggs didn't break. How do they know about this tube from some fossils?
 
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T. Rex couldn't stick out its tongue, new research shows


Dinosaurs are often depicted as fierce creatures, baring their teeth, with tongues wildly stretching from their mouths like giant, deranged lizards. But new research reveals a major problem with this classic image: Dinosaurs couldn't stick out their tongues like lizards. Instead, their tongues were probably rooted to the bottoms of their mouths in a manner akin to alligators.

https://phys.org/news/2018-06-rex-co...ongue.html#jCp
 
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Giant dinosaur bones get archeologists rethinking Triassic period


BUENOS AIRES: Giant dinosaurs lived on Earth much earlier than previously thought, according to a team of excavators in Argentina who discovered the remains of a 200-million-year old species.

The species, baptized Ingenia prima, was about three times the size of the largest Triassic dinosaurs from its era. It was discovered in the Balde de Leyes dig site in San Juan province, 1,100 kilometers (680 miles) west of the Argentine capital Buenos Aires.

https://www.nst.com.my/world/2018/07...riassic-period
 
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Newly discovered armored dinosaur from Utah reveals intriguing family history


Fossils of a new genus and species of an ankylosaurid dinosaur—Akainacephalus johnsoni— have been unearthed in the Kaiparowits Formation of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM), in Kane County, southern Utah, U.S.A., and are revealing new details about the diversity and evolution of this group of armored dinosaurs. Expected to look like other North American Late Cretaceous ankylosaurid dinosaurs with smooth bony armor on the skull, the new research suggests just the opposite and indicates that the defining features of Akainacephalus, specifically the spiky bony armor covering the skull and snout, align more closely with Asian ankylosaurids, who also have more pronounced spikes covering their skulls.

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2018-07-newly-...veals.html#jCp
 
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Caelestiventus hanseni: Newly-Discovered Triassic Pterosaur Lived in Harsh Desert


Paleontologists have discovered what they say is a completely unexpected desert-dwelling pterosaur that lived in what is now Utah, the United States, about 210 million years ago. The discovery of this early pterosaur, reported in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, sheds new light on early pterosaur anatomy and development.

http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology...aur-06304.html
 
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T-rex redesign: The Jurassic meat-eater as you’ve never seen him before (PHOTOS)


Makers of an open world dinosaur video game say they have created the “most accurate” depiction of the meat eating monster T-rex yet, thanks to painstaking study of research by paleontologists and other dino experts.

The Saurian game, which allows users to play the lifespan of six dinosaurs including tyrannosaurus and triceratops, prides itself on the scientific accuracy of its world. The game is a simulation of the Hells Creek Formation ecosystem, an area around the US state of Montana where fossils belonging to scores of dinosaurs were pulled from the soil.

https://www.rt.com/news/441304-tyran...esign-saurian/
 
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Can we really tell male and female dinosaurs apart?


May 12, 2020

Scientists worldwide have long debated our ability to identify male and female dinosaurs. Now, research led by Queen Mary University of London has shown that despite previous claims of success, it's very difficult to spot differences between the sexes.

In the new study, researchers analysed skulls from modern-day gharials, an endangered and giant crocodilian species, to see how easy it is to distinguish between males and females using only fossil records.

https://phys.org/news/2020-05-male-f...dinosaurs.html
 
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Brandon University researchers examine dinosaur’s last meal in historic study


June 3, 2020

A team from Brandon University have become the first researchers in the world to study the actual stomach contents of a dinosaur, more than 100 million years after it ate its last meal.

And apparently the nodosaur dug up in northern Alberta was a bit of a picky eater.

https://globalnews.ca/news/7023611/b...inosaur-study/
 
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Tiny Dinosaur Relative Roamed Triassic Madagascar


July 7, 2020

A new genus and species of ornithodiran — an early relative of dinosaurs and pterosaurs — that lived around 237 million years ago (Triassic period) has been identified from the fossilized remains found in southwestern Madagascar. Named Kongonaphon kely, the ancient reptile was surprisingly small (estimated height – 10 cm, or 3.9 inches). Its tiny body size may help explain the origins of flight in pterosaurs and the presence of ‘fuzz’ on the skin of both pterosaurs and dinosaurs.

http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology...ely-08610.html
 
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Famous ‘Jurassic Park’ Dinosaur Was a Lot Bigger and More Powerful Than Scientists, or Movie Makers, Thought


July 7, 2020

From movies to museum exhibits, the dinosaur Dilophosaurus is no stranger to pop culture. Many probably remember it best from the movie “Jurassic Park,” where it’s depicted as a venom-spitting beast with a rattling frill around its neck and two paddle-like crests on its head.

https://scitechdaily.com/famous-jura...akers-thought/
 
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New Species of Hook-Handed Dinosaur Uncovered in Montana


July 13, 2020

A new species of alvarezsaurid dinosaur that lived approximately 66 million years ago (Cretaceous period) has been unearthed in the Hell Creek Formation of Montana, the United States.

http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology...sis-08629.html
 
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New Species of Plant-Eating Dinosaur Identified in Switzerland

July 17, 2020

Schleitheimia schutzi lived approximately 210 million years ago (Triassic period) in what is now Switzerland.

The ancient animal is one of the earliest representatives of Sauropodomorpha, a large group of long-necked, herbivorous dinosaurs that includes the sauropods and their ancestral relatives.

http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology...tzi-08644.html
 
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