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How Dilophosaurus Became a Rock Star – Phenomena: Laelaps

How Dilophosaurus Became a Rock Star – Phenomena: Laelaps | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
Jurassic Park's dinosaurs were among the greatest to ever roar across the silver screen. Never before had science and special effects generated such realistic visions of prehistoric favorites, and ...
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Feathery Fossil Offers Insights into the Flight and Diet of an Early Bird

Feathery Fossil Offers Insights into the Flight and Diet of an Early Bird | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
Birds are dinosaurs. That fact, once shocking, is now familiar and easily seen as living birds strut and flap about. Yet it's easy to forget just how long avian dinosaurs have been around, and how ...
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Phenomena: Laelaps

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Feathers for Tyrannosaurs

Feathers for Tyrannosaurs | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
Feathery dinosaurs can be an acquired taste. Not everyone likes seeing animals that have traditionally been wrapped in scales begin to sprout brightly-colored plumage, especially when such changes ...
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Next stop: large carnivores of the Late Cretaceous, all change please

Dr Dave Hone: Discovery of the new dinosaur Siats supports the idea that different groups of carnivorous dinosaurs dominated different eras
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"Pearl" the Mystery Dinosaur

"Pearl" the Mystery Dinosaur | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
Dinosaurs don't give up their secrets easily. Even finding the prehistoric animals is a trial that relies on as much luck as skill. Fossil scraps or the tip of a bone might be the only clues a pros...
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All Hail the "Gore King"

All Hail the "Gore King" | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
Tyrannosaurus rex truly was the king of the tyrant dinosaurs. No other member of the carnivorous family was as large or looked quite so menacing. But where did this apex of Cretaceous rapacity come...
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Getting to Know Joe, an Adorable Little Dinosaur

Getting to Know Joe, an Adorable Little Dinosaur | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
Who doesn't dream of finding a dinosaur? There are no prehistoric creatures quite so cherished, and stumbling across their fossilized remains is always a joyous occasion. And pride in uncovering su...
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Phenomena: Laelaps

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Science Meets Speculation in All Your Yesterdays

Science Meets Speculation in All Your Yesterdays | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
Visions of prehistoric life require speculation. Ancient strata contain biological and geological clues to restore scenes from the deep past, but the task of the paleoartist is to arrange those scr...
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"Darwin's Dilemma" --Enigma of Evolution's Cambrian "Big Bang" Solved

"Darwin's Dilemma" --Enigma of Evolution's Cambrian "Big Bang" Solved | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
In the geologic timescale, the
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Claw Cuts and Postmortem Paleo Clues

Claw Cuts and Postmortem Paleo Clues | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
"A tiger enrichment program was used to document actual bone damage unequivocally caused by claws." As soon as I read that line in the abstract of this new study, I was hooked. An image hovering ov...
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A Tale of Tail Traces

A Tale of Tail Traces | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
At the barest level, dinosaur bones record death and postmortem transformation. How the animal lived only becomes apparent through the clues we coax from prehistoric remains. Tracks and traces, on ...
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Dinosaur 13 and the Ghost of Tyrannosaurus Sue

Dinosaur 13 and the Ghost of Tyrannosaurus Sue | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
Of all the dinosaurs to have ever lived, none has been as embattled as "Sue" the Tyrannosaurus rex. One of the largest apex predators to have ever stalked the Earth, Sue undoubtedly scuffled with a...
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Paleontologists Discover a Hidden Dinosaur

Paleontologists Discover a Hidden Dinosaur | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
There's more than one way to make a significant dinosaur discovery. You can fill up water bottles, slather on sunscreen, and strike out across exposed stone in the hope that luck and a sharp eye wi...
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Phenomena: Laelaps

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Life on the ocean wave wasn’t easy for pterosaurs

A new study examines how the extinct flying reptiles, the pterosaurs, may have floated on water
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Tsintaosaurus, Unicorn No More

Tsintaosaurus, Unicorn No More | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
Tsintaosaurus has always been an oddball hadrosaur. That's part of what made the shovel-beaked herbivore a favorite in dinosaur books and model collections. Instead of the domes or tubes seen in ot...
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Lythronax argestes: a new tyrant and the spread of the tyrannosaurs

Lythronax argestes: a new tyrant and the spread of the tyrannosaurs | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
Dave Hone: A newly named tyrannosaur dinosaur supports the idea that the evolution of these animals was more provincial than previously thought
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Auction Block Dinosaur Stirs Controversy at SVP

Auction Block Dinosaur Stirs Controversy at SVP | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
On November 19th, science may lose a pair of dinosaurs. Preserved next to each other - and given the dramatic title the "Dueling Dinosaurs" - the tyrannosaur and ceratopsid are going up for auction...
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Phenomena: Laelaps

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Absurd Creature of the Week: This Prehistoric Elephant Had a Huge Spork for a Mouth - Wired Science

Absurd Creature of the Week: This Prehistoric Elephant Had a Huge Spork for a Mouth - Wired Science | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
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Fossil Crabs, Reefs Hint at the Future of Earth's Seas

Fossil Crabs, Reefs Hint at the Future of Earth's Seas | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
Paleontology is often viewed as a science of the dead. The goal of the fossil expert is to find, restore, and understand life that no longer exists, filling out the long backstory of the modern wor...
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How to blow up a pterosaur

How to blow up a pterosaur | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
The air-filled bones of the pterosaurs are truly remarkable structures, writes Dr Dave Hone
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Following in the Steps of Late, Great Dinosaurs

Following in the Steps of Late, Great Dinosaurs | Paleontology News | Scoop.it
No one knows exactly how dinosaurian dominance came to an end. Paleontologists and geologists have identified the triggers for the end-Cretaceous mass extinction that devastated life on Earth 66 mi...
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