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Posts tagged fossils

July 29, 2011

 

bunny rabbit on a scale

Giant Rabbits Once Hopped Around Earth

At over a foot and a half in height and twenty-six pounds, the super rabbit was a big bunny!

June 14, 2011

 

African Elephant playing in the water

New Elephant Species Discovered

Scientists suspected that two populations, African savannah and African forest elephants, were separate species because of their size differences.

November 30, 2009

 

prehistoricrunways237

Prehistoric Runways

What are prehistoric runways and why are they so important?

June 17, 2009

 

Whale jumping out of ocean water

How Whales Became Sailors

Learn how whales became sailors on this Moment of Science.

February 25, 2009

 

Roaring Tyrannosaurus Rex replica

Isty-bitsy Dinosaurs?

In recent years, palaeontologists have unearthed some of the smallest dinosaurs known - not bigger than 20 feet.

March 4, 2008

 

T-Rex Roaring

Pregnant Teenage Dinosaurs

Until very recently, humans tended to reproduce before reaching full adult maturity, as did the dinosaurs. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 19, 2006

 

Sinraptor hepingensis skull from the Beijing Musuem of Natural History

A World Full of Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs are ancient history, but there is still a very exciting future for fossil research.

September 27, 2003

 

Wisconsin Jellyfish

Researchers who study jellyfish were delighted when a whole bunch of them turned up in Wisconsin. They were found in a sandstone quarry.

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