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Earliest embryos ever discovered provide clues to dinosaur evolution, parenting: Study
...use the embryo of Massospondylus looks like a tiny sauropod
with massive limbs and a quadrupedal gait, we proposed in our paper that the sauropod's gait probably evolved through a phenomenon called paedomorphosis, the retention of embryonic and juvenile features in the adult," he says. Another point of grea...
Skull study sheds light on dinosaur diversity
...NN ARBOR, Mich.---With their long necks and tails, sauropod
dinosaurs---famous as the Sinclair gasoline logo a...udy and reconstruction of the skull of a Mongolian sauropod
adds to a growing body of evidence for sauropod
diversity at the end of the dinosaur era. Wilson des...
Research into salt, oil, ice and fossils
...ps of vertebrates such as the ichthyosaurs and the sauropod
dinosaurs lived. Lars Schmitz is particularly interested in the evolution of marine reptiles....
Sensational find: The mini-dinosaurs from the Harz Mountains
...tudy of 'Hanna's' skull: it is the only skull of a sauropod
dinosaur to be hitherto found in Europe. Thomas Laven made sketches reconstructing the appearance of the animal, on the basis of which life-size models of the mini-dinosaur have now been made. They can be seen in the Mnchehagen dinosaur park ( http:/...
Dinosaurs -- stones did not help with digestion
...ereas occasionally stones were found together with sauropod
skeletons, we don't think they are remains of a ga...at, gastric stones are not discovered regularly at sauropod
sites. When present, their mass is, in relation to the body size, much less than with birds. 'In com...
Giant Sauropod dinosaur found in Spain
...o Paleontolgico de Teruel-Dinpolis found dozens of sauropod
bone fossils at the Barrihonda-El Humero site the ...ts estimated length, between 30 and 37 meters, the sauropod
would be as long as an NBA basketball court. "The humerus the long bone in the foreleg that runs fr...