By Steve Drury First PUBLISHED ON April 21, 2022 Among the oldest known rocks are metamorphosed pillow basalts on Nuvvuagittuk Island in Quebec on the east side of Hudson Bay, Canada. They contain […]
Artistic impression of the Chengjian Biota
“We found combinations of dental features that we’ve never seen in any other dinosaurs.” – Jingmai O’Connor,
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) Dinosaur Institute volunteer Viji Shook lying next to the skull of “Cymbospondylus youngorum” for scale, during the preparation of the specimen. Image credit: Martin Sander, courtesy of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM).
“Could this be a fishy fossil?”
A new species of beetle has been discovered, preserved in fossilised dinosaur droppings aka coprolites.
The asteroid impact that ended the reign of dinosaurs 66 million years ago also caused 45% of plants in what is now Colombia to go extinct, and it made way for the reign of flowering plants in modern tropical rainforests.
How many Tyrannosaurus rexes roamed North America during the Cretaceous period?
In the time of the dinosaurs, some crocodiles experimented with dolphin-like adaptations to living in the oceans, and others lived on land as fast-moving plant-eaters.