CATEGORY: Dinosaurs
Paleontologists Discover Huge, Nearly Complete T. Rex Skull
August 24, 2016

The 4-foot long, 2,500-pound skull, discovered in northern Montana, may be one of the best-preserved specimens ever found. Read More

Largest-Ever Carnivorous Dinosaur Footprint Discovered in Bolivia
August 1, 2016

A tour guide in Bolivia recently stumbled on a giant fossilized footprint measuring more than a meter wide, left some 80 million years ago by a meat-eating dinosaur. Read More

Newly Discovered Ancient Reptile May Shed Light on Dinosaurs’ Origins
March 14, 2016

Scientists say a 250-million-year-old Brazilian reptile fills an evolutionary gap between primitive reptiles and archosauriforms, the group that includes dinosaurs, crocodiles and birds. Read More

Adolescent T. Rex “Jane” Fills in Gaps in Scientists’ Understanding
October 19, 2015

New analysis of the adolescent Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as “Jane” sheds light on a long-running debate over the identity of smaller carnivorous dinosaurs. Read More

New Dinosaur Found At Edge of the World
September 25, 2015

A newly identified Alaskan hadrosaur lived farther north than any other dinosaur, where muskox and caribou now roam. Read More

Scientists Find Soft Tissue in 75-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bones
June 16, 2015

In a pile of unpromising dinosaur fossils dug up in Canada a century ago, British scientists find soft tissue materials preserved for some 75 million years. Read More

New “Hellboy” Dinosaur Identified in Canada
June 5, 2015

Scientists in Alberta, Canada, identified a new species of horned dinosaur, a cousin of Triceratops that sported a distinctive bony frill and facial horns. Read More

Paleontologists Identify North America’s Oldest Horned Dinosaur
December 11, 2014

According to new research, the oldest horned dinosaur ever found in North America lived around 107 million years ago, in what is now southern Montana. Read More

New Bipedal Dinosaur Unearthed in Venezuela
October 8, 2014

A distant cousin of Tyrannosaurus rex and Allosaurus, it likewise dined on meat. Read More

Cold-Blooded or Warm-Blooded? Dinosaurs May Have Been in Between
June 13, 2014

In the long-running debate over whether dinosaurs were cold-blooded or warm-blooded, new research has suggested a middle ground. Read More