Stories tagged: dinosaur
Sat., Jan. 18, 2020
Regardless of whether the Legislature sees fit to bestow that official designation, Suciasaurus is the state’s only dinosaur – at least in terms of having some fossilized part of an …
Tue., July 16, 2019
Experts say fossil remains discovered in the 1980s at the Big Bend National Park in southwest Texas have been identified as a new genus and species of duckbilled dinosaur.
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018
A skeleton has been unearthed in Egypt’s Western Desert, where ancient sands have long helped preserve remains, but unlike most finds this one isn’t a mummy – it’s a dinosaur.
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
With a bill like a duck but teeth like a croc’s, a swanlike neck and killer claws, a new dinosaur species uncovered by scientists looks like something Dr. Seuss could …
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017
Washington’s oldest museum is preparing its 66.3 million year-old dinosaur fossil as visitors watch.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
A dinosaur fossil has been discovered in Colorado by construction workers.
Tue., April 18, 2017
Scientists have identified one of the earliest known dinosaur relatives – and it doesn’t look anything like they expected.
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017
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
A bit of lumpy brown rock no bigger than an orange could be the world’s first fossilized dinosaur brain.
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016
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
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
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
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
Young guys and old fossils seem to converge in a unique and special way in Glenrock, Wyoming.
Thu., Oct. 6, 2011
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 …