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Largest Tyrannosaur Fossil Unearthed In Montana
...h hasbeen only partially excavated, lies in a vast dinosaur
graveyard in northeasternMontana near the Fort Pec...reek, a geological formation famous for preserving dinosaur
bones. The bones date from the end of the Cretaceous period 66 million years ago. Inthe Late Cretac...
Notre Dame Paleontologist Finds Damage Done To T. rex Skull
...heastern Montana cattle ranch where the fossilized dinosaur
skeleton was found, according to University of Not...tute discovered the skeleton this summer in a vast dinosaur
graveyard near the Fort Peck Reservoir. The fossil, which was nearly complete, is either a Tyrannos...
Purdue Study Finds Prehistoric Couch Potato
...rib moved in a specialized direction, allowing the dinosaur
to consume up to 40 percent more air per breath for the same effort. "This suggests that there was some kind of pressure on these dinosaurs to become more aerobically active over time," he says. Last fall, during a trip to Argentina, Hengst compared ...
Strange South American Fossil Mammals Found In Madagascar And India
...gests that Africa was off doing its own thing; the dinosaur
evidence also indicates a high degree of African endemism during this interval," adds Krause. Krause has led large-scale NSF-funded paleontological expeditions to Madagascar for three years. Krause's team has discovered a spectacular array of...
New Study Shows Dinosaurs From Gobi Desert Site Killed In Sudden "Sand Slides" Falling From Dunes - Study Also Reports First Dinosaur Tracks From Gobi
...nd leaving the lower onesintact. The marks of the dinosaur
trackways themselves were not preserved, dueto the lack of fine-scale structure in the sandstone. The third type of sandstone is the one in which all of Ukhaa Tolgod's hundredsof fossil have been found, and it drew particularly close attention from ...
New Dinosaur Finds In Antarctica Paint Fuller Picture Of Past Ecosystem
...lege, California. "This is the first duck-billed dinosaur
to be found outside the Americas," said Mike Woodburne,University of California-Riverside paleontologist who is part of the project. "This gives us moresupport for the idea of a land bridge between South America and Antarctica at that time." The land...
New Species Of Winged Dinasaur Named For Yale Professor
A newly discovered species of a winged dinosaur
has been named in honorof Yale paleontologist John...in China'sGobi Desert of a flightless, turkey-like dinosaur
that was able to move itssnout up and down like a bird. Some scientists believe that this creature,...
Remarkable Skull Of Predatory Dinosaur Unearthed On Madagascar
Several specimens of a large predatory dinosaur
-- including a nearlycomplete, exquisitely preserved skull -- were recently recovered on the islandof Madagascar. The discovery is announced in this week's issue of the journalScience by a team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundatio...
Scientists Unearth Remains Of A Predatory Dinosaur In Madagascar
...lly well-preserved specimen of the large predatory dinosaur
inMadagascar. The find provides new information about a dinosaur
family previouslyfound only in South America and India and offers an alternative to long-heldtheorie...
Carnegie Mellon Researchers Develop Nation's First Robotic Tour Guide For The
Dinosaur Hall At Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museum Of Natural History
...discovered and only one of eight known. The entire dinosaur
collection containsapproximately 500 specimens and is the third largest in the world. The museum began collecting the giant fossils in 1898 after Carnegieread a newspaper article titled the "Most Colossal Animal Ever on Earth JustFound Out W...
International Research Team Announces Discovery Of Two Species Of Feathered
...yin northeastern China of two 120-million-year-old dinosaur
species, both ofwhich show unequivocal evidence of...attributes that unambiguously connect the theropod dinosaur
lineage to that ofbirds. The discovery of the feathered dinosaurs from China provides moredramatic ...
New Evidence From Dinosaur Footsteps Show Massive Herds Once Roamed Northern Alaska
...eam has discovered a significant variety of single dinosaur
footprints and sets of prints,or trackways, on Ala...e conclusive evidence," Gangloff said. These new dinosaur
finds combined with discoveries near Ocean Point establish Alaska as thepremier high latitude dinosa...
New Studies Shed Light On Facial Features Of Popular Dinosaurs
... area ontheir lower and upper jaw that is found in dinosaur
fossils. A more likelyconclusion is that these jaw features supported an extended beak, similar to thebeaks on eagles or crocodiles. It also appears scientists have made a similar mistake withtyrannosaurs, which have been likened to modern-da...
World's Oldest Known Fossil Reptile Nests Discovered In Arizona's Petrified Forest
...ts from the Front Range of Colorado and nests of a dinosaur
groupknown as Hadrosaurus from Montana, estimated to be about 90 million years old. Hasiotis first discovered the ancient reptile nests while conductingresearch in Arizona's Petrified Forest in 1996. He invited Martin to the sitein 1997 and ...
Dinosaur Tooth Enamel: A Key To Investigating Ancient Climate On Land
...cal Laboratory aredeveloping new ways of analyzing dinosaur
tooth enamel in order toinfer temperature and reco...alyzing the chemicalcomposition of oxygen found in dinosaur
tooth enamel. The key to infer past temperatures using tooth enamel is inmeasuring small differ...
Discovery Of New Large, Predatory Dinosaur Reported In Science
...the age andcharacteristics of the fossils that the dinosaur
belonged to a new genus( Suchomimus ), as well as a new species ( tenerensis ). By analyzing Suchomimus and other spinosaurids, Sereno and his colleagueshave determined that the spinosaurid skull is even more elongate andcrocodile-like than previou...
Scientist Finds Asteroid Fossil That May Have Caused Global Dinosaur Extinction
...ds Kyte's research,"much like fossilized traces of dinosaur
skin, or, more appropriately, likecasts made from the victims of Mt. Vesuvius at Pompeii whose imprints werepreserved in the volcanic ash." According to Kyte, it is likely that the fossil depicts the remains of acolossal asteroid, some si...
First Dinosaur Embryo Skin Discovered -- Unhatched Embryos Are First Ever Found Of Giant-Plant Eating Dinosaurs
...nced today in the journalNature the discovery of a dinosaur
nesting ground strewn with thousands of eggs,dozens of which still have unhatched dinosaur
embryos inside. In addition totiny embryonic bones, many of the eggs contain patches of delicate fo...
Montana State University Scientist Contributes To Latest Dinosaur Discovery
...ice of recentnews that scientists had found a rare dinosaur
embryo in the Patagonia region ofArgentina. ... The Nature paper tells of rare embryos from a dinosaur
nesting sitecovered with thousands of eggs over about one square mile. Jackson helpedconfirm that th...
Professor Will Connect With Students Live From China Dinosaur Site
...gst, who is on a scientific expedition to a dinosaur
site in southwest China. The students will have an...ng expedition in late December, is an authority on dinosaur
respiration and has presented research findings at national and international conferences. ...
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