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144. East of Eden – evolution and enlightenment

The wonder of geology, to me, is that it's so much more than a study of inanimate rocks and stones. It's a history of our planet, of life on Earth, and even of time itself. The landscapes and seas around us, our climate, the plants and animals we depend upon to live, the resources we use…

Fossilized Dinosaur eggs displayed at Indroda Dinosaur and Fossil Park, in Gandhinagar in the state of Gujarat, India.

Dinosaur egg

Dinosaur eggs are represented today as fossils, in particular trace fossils. Trace fossils of dinosaurs are marks or indicators preserved in the rocks left by the particular vertebrate at a particular time. They represent that product of egg laying activity and can offer clues to how dinosaurs behaved.1 Dinosaur eggs are known from about 200 sites around the world, the majority in Asia and mostly in terrestrial (nonmarine) rocks of Cretaceous age. It may be that thick calcite eggshells…

Dilophosaurus

With feathers Without feathers Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Order: Saurischia Suborder: Theropoda Family: †Dilophosauridae Genus: †DilophosaurusWelles, 1970 Species: †D. wetherilli Binomial name †Dilophosaurus wetherilliWelles, 1954 Synonyms Dilophosaurus breedorum (Welles & Pickering, 1999) Dilophosaurus (DI·loaf·o·SORE·us) (Greek, "double crested lizard") was the first large carnivorous dinosaur to appear in North America during the early Jurassic period. It…

T-rex skull Locality Hell Creek Formation, Harding County, South Dakota, USA

T-rex skull Locality Hell Creek Formation, Harding County, South Dakota, USA

Oviraptor on nest with eggs. Once again. Buried instantly while sitting on her eggs. Frozen in the position she was in

An arboreal mammal, Apatemys chardini. The fish is Knightia eocaena.  Fossil Butte, which is part of the famous Green River formation.

The lost world of Fossil Lake

by Matthew Cobb In high desert of southwestern Wyoming in the USA there is a deserted town with the apt name of Fossil (pop: 5. Yes, 5). Around 52 million years ago, it was a subtropical lake surro…

Fossil of a dinosaur found in Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado/Utah

Fossil of a dinosaur found in Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado/Utah

Dinosaur Footprints from the cretaceous period (120 million years ago) - Torotoro National Park - Bolivia

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Dinosaur Footprints from the cretaceous period (120 million years ago) - Torotoro National Park - Bolivia

Scientists Discover New Kind of Flying Pterosaur

Scientists Discover New Kind of Flying Pterosaur

A new kind of pterosaur has been discovered by scientists. About 68 million years ago during the late Cretaceous period, a pterosaur flew through the skies.

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Walking With Dinosaurs - The 3D Movie

Feathered theropods are pretty well established by now. There had been a reluctance to put feathers on T.rex, but it's a possibility that can't be...

Diabloceratops head on. Image courtesy Jim Kirkland.

Guest Post: presenting Diabloceratops eatoni

This newly named ceratopsian dinosaur, based on a superbly preserved and amazing looking skull has already been doing the rounds in the media and on various blogs. Lead author Jim Kirkland has been…

Posadas de Dinosaurios

Posadas de Dinosaurios

Recently scientists discovered a clutch of 150-million-year-old fossil eggs that may be an important “missing link” in evolutionary history.

DINOSAUR EGG MISSING LINK

Recently scientists discovered a clutch of 150-million-year-old fossil eggs that may be an important “missing link” in evolutionary history. The eggs are dated to be from the Late Jurassic period a…

Anzu wyliei - "Chicken from hell" dinosaur makes formal scientific debut - Pictures - CBS News

"Chicken from hell" dinosaur makes formal scientific debut

Seven-foot-tall, birdlike animal, roamed western North America around 66-68 million years ago