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Dinosaurs The Mesozoic Mailbag

The Intelligence of Tyrannosaurus rex

A controversial new study has raised an important question: how much do paleontologists really know about dinosaur brains?

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Dinosaurs The History of Paleontology

Why are Paleontologists Obsessed with Spinosaurus?

Instead of an in-depth analysis of the latest paper about Spinosaurus, it’s time to examine why this dinosaur is such a controversial subject for paleontologists.

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Dinosaurs The Frightening Fossils

A Beginners Guide to Mummified Fossils: Part Two

Looking for a quick and easy guide to the mummies of prehistory? Look no further! Part two of two.

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A Guide to Fossil Formations Dinosaurs

A Complete Guide to the Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life of Madagascar’s Maevarano Formation

At the end of the Cretaceous Period, the island of Madagascar was home to a collection of strange creatures not found anywhere else on earth. Welcome to a guide of Madagascar’s long-lost wonders…

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Dinosaurs Species Spotlight

Special Article: Wendiceratops, Sloboda’s Horned Dinosaur

In honour of a special occasion, today’s article will examine Wendiceratops, one of Alberta’s newest – and most unique – horned dinosaurs.

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Dinosaurs Species Spotlight

Horned, Horrid, and Humongous: A Profile of Triceratops

The last of the horned dinosaurs, Triceratops has become a household name for its iconic appearance. But there is more to this titan of the Cretaceous than just three horns and a mighty frill…

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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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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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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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Dino Docs! Dinosaurs Prehistoric Planet

Prehistoric Planet Episode Two: Deserts

Moving away from coastlines and into the barren Mesozoic sun, Prehistoric Planet continues to blaze through all expectations