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This new dinosaur species had massive, scissor-like teeth (including Video)

by Luke Higgins
A 70-million-year old dinosaur species possessed massive, scissor-like chompers that it probably used to gnaw through the tough, fibrous leaves of ancient palm trees. The discovery might help explain how multiple species…

Jurassic Park was RIGHT – T Rex type dinosaur did EXIST in Jurassic period

by Luke Higgins
The Steven Spielberg Jurassic Park franchise has been mocked as it place the ferocious predator in the period – from 199.6 to 145.5 million years ago – when it had been believed to have not evolved until the Cretaceous…

Here’s What We Used to Think Dinosaurs Looked Like

by Luke Higgins
Since the first dinosaur fossils were discovered, the public has relied on artists to imagine what the prehistoric world looked like. Today many of the first “paleoart” masterpieces lie gathering dust in museum storage rooms, their creators forgotten. But these…

‘Sea dragon’ fossil is ‘largest on record’

by Luke Higgins
The fossil of a marine reptile ''re-discovered'' in a museum is the largest of its kind on record, say scientists. The ''sea dragon'' belongs to a group that swam the world's oceans 200 million years ago, while dinosaurs walked the land. The specimen is the…

BYE, T-REX: THIS COULD HAVE BEEN THE MOST MONSTROUS DINOSAUR EVER

by Luke Higgins
For anyone who was ever as obsessed with dinosaurs as I was and made them roam the living room carpet (much to your parents' dismay), the Tyrannosaurus was probably your monster piece of prehistoric plastic—but this newly discovered leviathan makes even T-Rex…

Jurassic crocodile Fossil named after late Motorhead frontman Lemmy

by Luke Higgins
The "Lemmysuchus" - almost twenty feet long - was one of Earth's biggest coastal predators more than 145 million years ago. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvVCyVQ0uxw Like the hell-raising rocker it is named after, the creature…

A 9-Year-Old Tripped, Fell and Discovered a Million-Year-Old Fossil

by Luke Higgins
Jude Sparks was only 9 years old when he made a remarkable paleontological discovery. While out for a walk with his family in Las Cruces, N.M., in November, Jude had been running to hide from his younger brothers when he tripped and…
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