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Fossil ‘overturns more than a century of knowledge about origin of modern birds’
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Fossil ‘overturns more than a century of knowledge about origin of modern birds’

Wed 9:43 PM 19,389 Views 7 Comments

Each of the roughly 11,000 species of birds on Earth today is classified into one of two groups, based on the arrangement of their palate bones.

# dinosaurs - This year 2022

Discovery of UK’s largest sea dragon among ‘greatest’ palaeontological finds
# Ichthyosaur
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# Ichthyosaur

Discovery of UK’s largest sea dragon among ‘greatest’ palaeontological finds

Jan 10th 2022, 12:35 PM 27,463 Views 14 Comments

The ichthyosaur is around 180 million years old with a skeleton measuring around 10 metres in length.

# dinosaurs - Last year 2021

Sauropod dinosaurs preferred warmer regions of Earth, study suggests
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# New Research

Sauropod dinosaurs preferred warmer regions of Earth, study suggests

Dec 17th 2021, 10:40 PM 12,428 Views 11 Comments

The findings suggest the long-necked animals may have had a different physiology from other dinosaurs.

# dinosaurs - All time

Dinosaurs were not in decline when asteroid hit, study suggests
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# University Of Bath

Dinosaurs were not in decline when asteroid hit, study suggests

Nov 18th 2020, 7:32 AM 21,552 Views 27 Comments

The researchers of the latest study say it is difficult to assess the diversity of dinosaurs due to gaps in the fossil record.

Researchers discover species of toothless, two-fingered dinosaur
# Gobi Desert
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# Gobi Desert

Researchers discover species of toothless, two-fingered dinosaur

Oct 7th 2020, 7:42 AM 21,269 Views 14 Comments

Multiple complete skeletons of the new species, named Oksoko avarsan, were unearthed in Mongolia by a University of Edinburgh-led team.

A new species of dinosaur has been discovered on the Isle of Wight
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# Bones

A new species of dinosaur has been discovered on the Isle of Wight

Aug 12th 2020, 7:23 AM 35,809 Views 16 Comments

The dinosaur has been named Vectaerovenator inopinatus.

'Tiny bug slayer': Scientists discover 10cm creature that may be related to dinosaurs
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# Family Tree

'Tiny bug slayer': Scientists discover 10cm creature that may be related to dinosaurs

Jul 7th 2020, 7:49 AM 36,365 Views 9 Comments

The creatures – first unearthed in 1998 among hundreds of fossils – are thought to have lived around 237 million years ago.

Quiz: How well do you know your dinosaurs?
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Quiz: How well do you know your dinosaurs?

Aug 10th 2019, 9:00 PM 30,552 Views 15 Comments

Do you know your cretaceous from your jurassic?

This feathered creature could be the missing link between dinosaurs and birds
# Birds Of A Feather
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# Birds Of A Feather

This feathered creature could be the missing link between dinosaurs and birds

Jan 26th 2019, 10:00 AM 9,441 Views 8 Comments

The creature is part of Jurassic Skies exhibition at the National Musem of Ireland in Dublin that looks at the evolution of flight.

170 million-year-old dinosaur footprints discovered on Scotland's Isle of Skye
# Middle Jurassic
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# Middle Jurassic

170 million-year-old dinosaur footprints discovered on Scotland's Isle of Skye

Apr 3rd 2018, 6:31 PM 26,293 Views 31 Comments

Discovery of fossils from this age, the Middle Jurassic, has been limited to a handful of sites around the world to date.

Scientists have managed to recreate exactly what this fluffy, toothy dinosaur looked like
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# Paleoart

Scientists have managed to recreate exactly what this fluffy, toothy dinosaur looked like

Dec 3rd 2017, 12:00 PM 16,506 Views 20 Comments

New research from the University of Bristol has brought the fossilised anchiornis to life.

A newly-found dinosaur makes the T-rex look tiny
# Remember The Titanosaur
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# Remember The Titanosaur

A newly-found dinosaur makes the T-rex look tiny

Aug 12th 2017, 8:45 AM 20,359 Views 37 Comments

Researchers who examined and dated them said the long-necked creature was the biggest of a group of large dinosaurs called titanosaurs.

Dublin Zoo's latest attraction is...dinosaurs
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# Giraffic Park

Dublin Zoo's latest attraction is...dinosaurs

Jul 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,524 Views 19 Comments

The new exhibit features ‘Stan’ a life-sized replica fossil skeleton of a male adult tyrannosaurus rex.

Tyrannosaurus Rex was able to pulverise bones with its teeth
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# T-rex

Tyrannosaurus Rex was able to pulverise bones with its teeth

May 20th 2017, 5:00 PM 9,206 Views 14 Comments

T Rex could not only crack the biggest of bones, it could also pulverise and ingest them.

Chinese man arrested for allegedly stealing 80 dinosaur eggs
# Jurassic Shark
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# Jurassic Shark

Chinese man arrested for allegedly stealing 80 dinosaur eggs

Mar 21st 2017, 6:15 AM 12,840 Views 15 Comments

The fossilized eggs were being held by a collector. .

For the first time ever, a dinosaur tail has been found encased in amber
# They Do Move In Herds
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# They Do Move In Herds

For the first time ever, a dinosaur tail has been found encased in amber

Dec 9th 2016, 10:10 PM 21,813 Views 59 Comments

The tail is covered in feathers.

People are loving this car ad featuring a sad Irish dinosaur
# Jurassic Parking
# Jurassic Parking

People are loving this car ad featuring a sad Irish dinosaur

Sep 17th 2016, 3:10 PM 9,087 Views 0 Comments

This is so sweet.

A 25-year-old PhD student at Trinity has just discovered that sharks used to eat their own young
# Cannibals
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# Cannibals

A 25-year-old PhD student at Trinity has just discovered that sharks used to eat their own young

Aug 11th 2016, 6:05 AM 39,086 Views 43 Comments

Dubliner Aodhán Ó Gogáin travelled to Canada to collect 300 million-year-old ‘shark poop’ before making his discovery.

This mam thought she had found drugs in her daughter's room but she was so wrong
# No Mam
# No Mam

This mam thought she had found drugs in her daughter's room but she was so wrong

Jun 6th 2016, 11:18 AM 12,933 Views 4 Comments

Ah, bless.

10 reasons Dinosaurs was the best sitcom ever shown on Network 2
# Baby Sinclair
# Baby Sinclair

10 reasons Dinosaurs was the best sitcom ever shown on Network 2

May 26th 2016, 10:37 AM 6,390 Views 2 Comments

Not the momma.

Here's how much it would cost to build a real Jurassic Park
# Cloning
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# Cloning

Here's how much it would cost to build a real Jurassic Park

Jun 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 19,382 Views 19 Comments

How much for one raptor?

Sepp Blatter will be delighted to learn of this referee's punishment for using video technology
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Sepp Blatter will be delighted to learn of this referee's punishment for using video technology

Apr 6th 2015, 5:42 PM 9,739 Views 4 Comments

FIFA’s crusade against video technology could get this official into trouble.

Someone has recreated Jurassic Park using €90k worth of Lego
# Lego Finds A Way
# Lego Finds A Way

Someone has recreated Jurassic Park using €90k worth of Lego

Mar 22nd 2015, 5:00 PM 3,906 Views 1 Comment

It took three months but it’s absolutely brilliant.

Woman goes on insane anti-dinosaur rant in mum's forum, fellow users react hilariously
# Dinosaurs
# Dinosaurs

Woman goes on insane anti-dinosaur rant in mum's forum, fellow users react hilariously

Feb 26th 2015, 6:45 PM 6,355 Views 2 Comments

DOWN WITH DINOSAURS.

So it turns out that dinosaurs were neither warm nor cold blooded
# If You Prick Us Do We Not Bleed
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# If You Prick Us Do We Not Bleed

So it turns out that dinosaurs were neither warm nor cold blooded

Jun 16th 2014, 4:01 PM 11,128 Views 11 Comments

Lukewarm-blooded. That’s a thing.

Man sentenced to jail for smuggling dinosaur fossils
# Tyrannosaurus Wrecked
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# Tyrannosaurus Wrecked

Man sentenced to jail for smuggling dinosaur fossils

Jun 5th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,007 Views 10 Comments

The man was sentenced, despite his work in helping Mongolia open its first dinosaur museum.

You could own the original velociraptor cage from Jurassic Park
# Shoot Her!
# Shoot Her!

You could own the original velociraptor cage from Jurassic Park

Jan 27th 2014, 3:14 PM 1,298 Views 0 Comments

But are you willing to pay almost $100,000 for it?

This T-Rex optical illusion will have you rubbing your eyes in confusion
# All An Illusion
# All An Illusion

This T-Rex optical illusion will have you rubbing your eyes in confusion

Dec 31st 2013, 9:16 AM 2,898 Views 1 Comment

It’s actually slightly creepy.

Stop everything and watch this ridiculous kung fu cop movie trailer
# Kung Fury
# Kung Fury

Stop everything and watch this ridiculous kung fu cop movie trailer

Dec 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,406 Views 2 Comments

There’s ‘hacking reality’, fighting Hitler, giant Vikings and er, dinosaurs.

A real (not live) dinosaur is being sold in the UK today
# Going Going Gone
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# Going Going Gone

A real (not live) dinosaur is being sold in the UK today

Nov 27th 2013, 3:40 PM 7,163 Views 16 Comments

The 17 metre Diplodocus skeleton named ‘Misty’ is expected to sell at auction for €720,000.

Parents convince their kids that toy dinosaurs come to life during Dinovember
# Life Finds A Way
# Life Finds A Way

Parents convince their kids that toy dinosaurs come to life during Dinovember

Nov 14th 2013, 4:19 PM 3,621 Views 4 Comments

These parents have dedicated November to convincing their children that their plastic dinosaur toys come to life while they sleep.

WATCH: Jurassic Park happened in real life in Brooklyn recently
# Dino-tastic
# Dino-tastic

WATCH: Jurassic Park happened in real life in Brooklyn recently

Nov 6th 2013, 8:30 PM 5,081 Views 4 Comments

‘They really do travel in herds!’

Will John Krasinski star in Jurassic Park 4?
# Sequels Find A Way
# Sequels Find A Way

Will John Krasinski star in Jurassic Park 4?

Aug 16th 2013, 11:42 AM 903 Views 0 Comments

He’s stepping out of The Office and in to the wilderness.

Giraffe chase video goes viral, inspires Jurassic Park remix
# Giraffic Park
# Giraffic Park

Giraffe chase video goes viral, inspires Jurassic Park remix

Jun 26th 2013, 10:09 AM 2,167 Views 3 Comments

The internet got hold of it.

Asteroid comes close to Earth - but what would happen if it hit us?
# Near Miss
# Near Miss

Asteroid comes close to Earth - but what would happen if it hit us?

Nov 8th 2011, 1:52 PM 13,467 Views 28 Comments

Astronomers say the asteroid will pass Earth safely this evening – but here’s a worst-case scenario guide to what would happen if it didn’t.