Stories tagged: dinosaur
Tue., April 18, 2017, 5:33 a.m.
Archosaur fossils are forcing scientists to rethink evolution of dinosaurs
Scientists have identified one of the earliest known dinosaur relatives – and it doesn’t look anything like they expected.
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 4:38 a.m.
Oldest proteins ever have been found in a 195-million-year-old dinosaur, scientist say
The Lufengosaurus – a long-necked herbivore that walked on two feet in what is now southwestern China – has been dead for 195 million years. But scientists think a small …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
World’s first fossilized dinosaur brain may have been found
A bit of lumpy brown rock no bigger than an orange could be the world’s first fossilized dinosaur brain.
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 3 p.m.
While herding sheep, Australian man discovers bones of a giant dinosaur. Meet Wade.
In 2005, David Elliott was guiding his mob of sheep through central Queensland, Australia, when two fossilized bone fragments poking out of the soil caught his eye. Elliott returned to …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Rare Tyrannosaurus rex skull arrives at Seattle museum
Paleontologists with Seattle’s Burke Museum have unearthed the bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex that lived more than 66 million years ago, including a rare nearly complete 4-foot long skull.
UPDATED: Wed., May 18, 2016, 7:54 p.m.
New horned dinosaur species discovered in Montana by amateur
A novice fossil collector’s lucky find in a remote Montana badlands more than a decade ago represents a new kind of spectacularly horned dinosaur, researchers announced Wednesday.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
230 million-year-old dinosaur footprint found in north Spain
Spain says a footprint of a dinosaur that roamed the area 230 million years ago has been found in northeastern Catalonia, and says it’s the best preserved dinosaur print seen …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
Wyoming dinosaur footprint officially measured
Young guys and old fossils seem to converge in a unique and special way in Glenrock, Wyoming.
Thu., Oct. 6, 2011, 2:25 p.m.
Mont. rancher breaks silence on what he dug up
For six years, Bill Shipp has been keeping a secret from his neighbors, which isn’t easy in this town of about 150 folks on the southern edge of the Missouri …