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Posts tagged dinosaurs

August 5, 2016

 

A Goose looking down in the grass showing his teeth

Bird Teeth

Do birds have teeth? Not anymore, but they once did, when they were more similar to dinosaurs.

June 28, 2016

 

komodo dragon with tongue out

Are Dragons Real?

Dragon myths were inspired by dinosaur fossils and oversized reptiles.

March 11, 2016

 

scaly reptile skin

Bunostegos: Upright on All Fours

What prehistoric reptile had a knobby head, body armor, and walked on all fours like a cow?

October 19, 2015

 

amber stone under microscope

Ancient Feathers in Amber

Archaeologists discover dinosaur feathers preserved in amber, confirming once and for all feathery dino theories.

August 27, 2015

 

plesiosaur

How Did It Swim?

Now extinct, plesiosaurs were predatory creatures that haunted the deep seas.

July 3, 2015

 

giraffe near city skyline

How Long‑Necked Dinosaurs Drank

Long-necked creatures like giraffes have special hearts, arteries and vessels to keep healthy blood flow to and from the brain, despite their long journey.

February 12, 2015

 

fossilized feces

Fossilized Poop

Fossilized animal poop provides a key to unlocking the mysteries surrounding the lives of extinct and elusive animals.

September 15, 2014

 

feathered 3-D representation of Velociraptor from the Australian Museum, Sydney

Velociraptor: Fact and Fiction

The Velociraptor wasn't nearly as big and scary as in the movie Jurassic Park, but it was just as deadly.

March 27, 2014

 

T. rex bones in a museum

Mysteries Of Tyrannosaurus Rex

Pretty much everyone has heard of T. rex, but there's still a lot to learn about the king of the dinosaurs.

January 29, 2014

 

A dinosaur replica in front of some cactus plants

Walking And Breathing

Lizards don't really breathe and walk at the same time. Does this mean that dinosaurs couldn't either?

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