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Dinosaurs Species Spotlight

The Monopoly of Allosaurus, the “Lion” of the Jurassic

Is there a dinosaur that somehow connects feuding 19th century paleontologists with cannibalism and creationist museums? Meet Allosaurus, the Jurassic’s most successful – and miscast – killer

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Aquatic Life

Why Did Megalodon go Extinct?

Despite what the Discovery Channel will tell you, the giant shark Megalodon is extinct. But why is this titan of the seas no longer with us?

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Dinosaurs The Mesozoic Mailbag

The Growing Family of Southern Armoured Dinosaurs

On August 11th, paleontologists announced the discovery of a strange, armoured dinosaur from Argentina. Read about paleontology’s latest enigma and how it compares to other strange dinosaurs from the south…

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Dino Docs!

Dino Docs: Jurassic World Dominion

A review of the franchise’s latest installment had to happen at some point, right?

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Mammals

Open Wide! How Did the Sabre-Toothed Cat use its Teeth?

The sabre-toothed cat, Smilodon, is famous for its enormous pair of canines. But were these blades used for power, or were they precise instruments?

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Dino Docs! Prehistoric Planet

Prehistoric Planet: Season Two Wishlist

It’s never too early to speculate, right?

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Mammals The Mesozoic Mailbag

Canada’s Mummified Baby Mammoth

In the pursuit of gold, one may stumble across greater treasures…

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Dinosaurs Species Spotlight

Meet Psittacosaurus, The Dinosaur That Keeps on Giving

You’d think that a small species of horned dinosaur wouldn’t be that important to science, right? Think again…

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Mammals Max's Random Ramblings

The Crossroads of History: America’s Great Biotic Interchange

Millions of years ago, Central America became an almost unparalleled highway for organism migration.

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Dino Docs! Prehistoric Planet

A Complete Guide to The Species of Prehistoric Planet: Episode Five, Forests

Our species list ends with the forests of the Cretaceous, where the stunning animals of prehistory are on full display. Part five of five!