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Hunt for rare Tarbosaurus skeleton after police smash international dinosaur fossil smuggling ring centred on Britain

Hunt for rare Tarbosaurus skeleton after police smash international dinosaur fossil smuggling ring centred on Britain | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
The American authorities have launched a hunt for a fully intact Tarbosaurus fossil in the UK after a Florida fossil dealer pleaded guilty to running an international dinosaur smuggling operation, with Britain at its centre.
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On the trail of the dinosaur rustlers

On the trail of the dinosaur rustlers | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
Dinosaur fossils are big business, with complete skeletons fetching millions. And that much cash attracts swindlers, science writer Brian Switek reports
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Leave Our Awesome Dinosaur Stampedes Alone

Leave Our Awesome Dinosaur Stampedes Alone | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
Leave Our Awesome Dinosaur Stampedes Alone by Gizmodo UK. For years, people were perfectly happy believing that the series of fossilised footprints in Australia's Lark Quarry was all that remained of an epic dinos .
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Hunt for rare Tarbosaurus skeleton after police smash international dinosaur fossil smuggling ring centred on Britain

Hunt for rare Tarbosaurus skeleton after police smash international dinosaur fossil smuggling ring centred on Britain | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
The American authorities have launched a hunt for a fully intact Tarbosaurus fossil in the UK after a Florida fossil dealer pleaded guilty to running an international dinosaur smuggling operation, with Britain at its centre.
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This dinosaur-era bird had a full set of teeth for crushing armored prey

This dinosaur-era bird had a full set of teeth for crushing armored prey | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
In an unprecedented discovery, paleontologists working in China have found the fossilized remains of an ancient bird with ornamented tooth enamel.
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Mounted Cretaceous fossil fish, fish scales, palaeontology, paleontology, unknown species, fossil collector, teaching specimen, wall hanging

Mounted Cretaceous fossil fish, fish scales, palaeontology, paleontology, unknown species, fossil collector, teaching specimen, wall hanging | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
Here is a lovely Cretaceous (100-70 million years old) fossil fish that has been mounted on wood by its previous owner. This is an authentic fossil. (Mounted Cretaceous fossil fish, fish scales, palaeontology, paleontology, unknown species...
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Environment trumps theory in feathered dinosaur size study - Examiner.com

Environment trumps theory in feathered dinosaur size study - Examiner.com | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
Environment trumps theory in feathered dinosaur size studyExaminer.com“The researchers estimated body mass for 47 extinct species of feathered dinosaur, representing three major groups that abandoned a strictly meat-eating diet – ornithomimosaurs ...
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Fossil On Santa Cruz Beach Found By Surfers Likely From Extinct ...

Fossil On Santa Cruz Beach Found By Surfers Likely From Extinct ... | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
One surfer, Reddit user "Donkahones," snapped a picture of the old bones and uploaded it to the social news site with the light-hearted headline, "So I went surfing and saw a dinosaur." Not everyone appreciated the joke, but ...
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Dinosaur science goes high-tech

Dinosaur science goes high-tech | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
A fanged fruit-eating dinosaur described as a "nimble two-legged porcupine" made news earlier this fall, a pint-sized creature that sported quills. Duck-billed dinosaurs, old standbys in museum murals, also received a second ...
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Birds Descended from Gliding Dinosaurs : Discovery News

Birds Descended from Gliding Dinosaurs : Discovery News | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
These gliding dinosaurs certainly had the edge on size, but modern birds are much better fliers.
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Scientists had fossil backbone backwards

Scientists had fossil backbone backwards | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
Scientists have been able to document the exact structure of the backbone of the earliest four-legged animals, known as tetrapods, in an effort to understand how animals changed from moving in water, to moving on land.
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Isle of Wight is dinosaur capital of Britain - Telegraph

Isle of Wight is dinosaur capital of Britain - Telegraph | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
The Isle of Wight has been declared the dinosaur capital of Britain in a map compiled by the Natural History Museum.
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Dinosaur molar found in Peruvian Amazon region

Dinosaur molar found in Peruvian Amazon region | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
A molar of a dinosaur was found half-buried in the province of Utcubamba, located in Peru's Amazon region.
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'Peking Man' Was Sophisticated & Meticulous About Clothing, Artifacts Suggest - Huffington Post

'Peking Man' Was Sophisticated & Meticulous About Clothing, Artifacts Suggest - Huffington Post | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
'Peking Man' Was Sophisticated & Meticulous About Clothing, Artifacts Suggest Huffington Post Three of the scientists, Xing Gao, Yue Zhang and Shuangquan Zhang are with the Chinese Academy of Science's Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology and...
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Turkey is 'Fossil of the Day' in Doha - Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey is 'Fossil of the Day' in Doha - Hurriyet Daily News | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
Hurriyet Daily NewsTurkey is 'Fossil of the Day' in DohaHurriyet Daily NewsTurkey has been given the title "Fossil of the Day" on the second day (Nov. 28) of the United Nations climate change talks in Doha, private broadcaster NTV has reported.
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New Fossil Sheds More Light on Oldest Known ... - Sci-News.com

New Fossil Sheds More Light on Oldest Known ... - Sci-News.com | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
In May 2012, Dr Juan Abella and colleagues from the Spain's National Museum of Natural Sciences and the Catalan Institute of Paleontology announced the discovery of a new fossil species of bear that roamed what is now ...
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After 121 years, identification of 'grave robber' fossil solves a ...

After 121 years, identification of 'grave robber' fossil solves a ... | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
An international team of researchers, including Carnegie Museum of Natural History scientist John Wible, has resolved the evolutionary relationships of Necrolestes patagonensis, whose name translates into 'grave robber,' ...
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Rare rhino fossil preserved by prehistoric volcanic eruption ...

Rare rhino fossil preserved by prehistoric volcanic eruption ... | Palaeontology News | Scoop.it
Less than 2% of the earth's fossils are preserved in volcanic rock, but researchers have identified a new one: the skull of a rhino that perished in a volcanic eruption 9.2 million years ago. The find is described in a paper ...
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