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Posts tagged dinosaurs

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



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?

October 29, 2013


Scene from a shadow puppet play featuring scary flying creatures.

Monster Madness

Monster madness starts at the age of 3, when a child's imagination starts to run wild.

March 5, 2012


swarm of jellyfish

What Is Causing The Swarms Of Jellyfish?

Scientists have been finding swarms of jellyfish, called blooms, all over the world.

February 27, 2012


a fossil of a Plesiosaur at the Natural History Museum


Is there still such a thing as a plesiosaur? What do we know about them?

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