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Vintage Dinosaur Art: Dinosaurs - a Picture Puffin Fact Book

Vintage Dinosaur Art: Dinosaurs - a Picture Puffin Fact Book | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
Once again from the childhood library of LITC reader Jon Davies, Dinosaurs (a Picture Puffin Fact Book!) is aimed at small children and was quite obviously illustrated by an artist who was jobbing. Therefore, the text is rather ...
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Modern birds evolved from gliding dinosaurs

Modern birds evolved from gliding dinosaurs | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
Artist impression of Archaeopteryx lithographica by Carl Buell Today's birds' ancestors descended from non-avian dinosaurs according to a recent paper.
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Surfers Find Giant Fossilized Back Bones - ABC News (blog)

Surfers Find Giant Fossilized Back Bones - ABC News (blog) | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
San Francisco ChronicleSurfers Find Giant Fossilized Back BonesABC News (blog)“It is not a dinosaur,” Gary Griggs, director of the Institute of Marine Sciences at the nearby University of California, Santa Cruz, told ABCnews.com.
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100-Million-Year-Old Spider Attack Found in Amber : Discovery News

100-Million-Year-Old Spider Attack Found in Amber : Discovery News | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
The dinosaur-age scene was frozen in time by a drop of resin.
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Smilodon the Vampire | Wired Science | Wired.com

Smilodon the Vampire | Wired Science | Wired.com | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
The North American saber-tooth cat, Smilodon, is a symbol of the big Ice Age animals that roamed the continent thousands of years ago. But the sabercat's gigantic fangs remain a mystery.
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Study: Four-winged dino was aerial whiz - UPI.com

Study: Four-winged dino was aerial whiz - UPI.com | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it

This was an animal about the size of a crow, living among predatory dinosaurs at a time when the largest animal in the air had a 15-foot wingspan!

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Dinosaurs as Avengers

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Dinosaurs Avengers illustration series by Terryl Whitlatch. More Dinosaurs Avengers illustrations here.
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Fossils of first feathered dinosaurs from North America discovered: Clues on early wing uses

Fossils of first feathered dinosaurs from North America discovered: Clues on early wing uses | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
The first ornithomimid specimens preserved with feathers, recovered from 75 million-year-old rocks in the badlands of Alberta, Canada has been described.
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Jurassic-era reptile is named a new species - Washington Post

Jurassic-era reptile is named a new species - Washington Post | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
Jurassic-era reptile is named a new speciesWashington PostIt's official: A giant marine reptile that roamed the seas roughly 150 million years ago is a new species, researchers say.
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Reviving Heterodontosaurus | Dinosaur Tracking

Paleontologists have known about Heterodontosaurus for decades, but a new restoration of the dinosaur shows just how freaky it was.
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A New Dinosaur Extinction Theory – Biting Insects

When it comes to mass extinctions the events that took place 65 million years ago leading to the eradication of the dinosaurs, pterosaurs, marine reptiles and about 65% of all life on Earth, certainly attracts the most attention.
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Science: Duck-Billed Dinosaurs Grew Up Fast to Avoid T Rex

Drew Lee described Hypacrosaurus as a typical prey species for the large predators around North America at the end of the Age of Reptiles, comparing Hypacrosaurus to a common antelope of the African plains "the Thomson's gazelle of the Late...
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The 'Ninjasaur' App Combines Dinosaurs, Ninjas, Comics And ...

The 'Ninjasaur' App Combines Dinosaurs, Ninjas, Comics And ... | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
The record will show that I'm a pretty big fan of ninjas, dinosaurs, and things that are a ninja or dinosaur while also being something.
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Feathered dinosaurs couldn't fly ... oh my - Washington Post

Feathered dinosaurs couldn't fly ... oh my - Washington Post | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
Feathered dinosaurs couldn't fly ... oh myWashington Post“The discovery, the first to establish the existence of feathers in ornithomimids, suggests that all ostrich-like dinosaurs had feathers,” according to a statement from the Royal Tyrrell...
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Taxonomically, modern birds are considered dinosaurs! - Science ...

Taxonomically, modern birds are considered dinosaurs! - Science ... | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
OMG Facts Science - Taxonomically, modern birds are considered dinosaurs! Under phylogenetic taxonomy, dinosaurs are usually defined as the group consisting of Triceratops, Neornithes or modern birds, their most recent ...
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Paleontologists Puzzle Over Possible Dinosaur Bones | Dinosaur ...

Paleontologists Puzzle Over Possible Dinosaur Bones | Dinosaur ... | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
When did dinosaurs start to become giants? Enigmatic bone fragments found in England complicate the debate.
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The Bat-Winged Dinosaur That Never Was

The Bat-Winged Dinosaur That Never Was | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
Just when naturalists began to suspect that birds might be dinosaurs, one researcher put forward a truly strange idea of what early bird ancestors would have looked like...
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Fossils help scientists redate the era of the dinosaurs - Medill Reports: Chicago

Fossils help scientists redate the era of the dinosaurs - Medill Reports: Chicago | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it

Fossils help scientists redate the era of the dinosaursMedill Reports: ChicagoInoceramids are helping scientists refine the Cretaceous timeline, the geologic period when the dinosaurs became extinct.

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Lifetime achievement award for Canadian dinosaur expert

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Globe and MailLifetime achievement award for Canadian dinosaur expertOttawa CitizenOTTAWA — Phil Currie knew from age 12 that he was going to be a dinosaur hunter, and he never looked back, even though there were only two such jobs in Canada and...
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New Dinosaur Discovered – Named After the Demonic Sauron from Lord of the Rings

New Dinosaur Discovered – Named After the Demonic Sauron from Lord of the Rings | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
A bizarre skull fragment hints at a new species of giant predatory dinosaur from Morocco...
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New Coelacanth Species Discovered in Texas

New Coelacanth Species Discovered in Texas | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
A new species of hundred-million-year-old coelacanth has been identified—an ancestor to "fossil fish" of today, a new study says.
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Dinosaur bone cells confirmed real by new research - Examiner.com

Dinosaur bone cells confirmed real by new research - Examiner.com | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
Examiner.comDinosaur bone cells confirmed real by new researchExaminer.comNew research published in the journal Bone and made public at the North Carolina State University News web site on October 23, 2012, confirms that previously discovered dinosaur...
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'Woolly mammoth' victim of climate - The Australian

'Woolly mammoth' victim of climate - The Australian | Prehistoric Beasts | Scoop.it
'Woolly mammoth' victim of climateThe AustralianPALEONTOLOGISTS working on the well-preserved fossilised skeleton of a diprotodon found on a South Australian sheep stud say the find adds weight to the argument climate change, rather than humans,...
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