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T. rex relative could become Washington’s official state dinosaur

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 …


Fossil found in 1980s in Texas declared new genus, species

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.


Rare dinosaur discovery in Egypt could signal more finds

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.


New dinosaur looks like odd mix of duck, croc, ostrich, swan

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 …


As visitors watch, Burke Museum preps its T. rex exhibit

Washington’s oldest museum is preparing its 66.3 million year-old dinosaur fossil as visitors watch.


Triceratops skull, skeleton dug up in Colorado

A dinosaur fossil has been discovered in Colorado by construction workers.


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.


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 …


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.


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 …


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

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.


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 …


Wyoming dinosaur footprint officially measured

Young guys and old fossils seem to converge in a unique and special way in Glenrock, Wyoming.


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 …