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Dinosaurs

What Created Dinosaur Death Pits?

For small dinosaurs, walking a mile in someone else’s shoes may have proved fatal.

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Dinosaurs Pterosaurs

What’s the Difference Between Pterosaurs and Dinosaurs?

Nothing bothers paleontologists more than calling pterosaurs dinosaurs. Why?

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Dinosaurs

Did Nanotyrannus Exist?

Ask paleontologists about Nanotyrannus, and you might just start a brawl

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Dinosaurs

Australia’s Winter Amphibian, Koolasuchus

While crocodiles patrolled the mesozoic world, a different kind of ancient monster terrorized the frigid waters of Cretaceous Australia…

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Dinosaurs The Mesozoic Mailbag Weird Dinosaurs

When is a Stegosaur not a Stegosaur?

Sometimes when a new dinosaur is discovered, the name makes total sense. Other times, paleontologists try their hardest to confuse everyone.

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Dinosaurs The Frightening Fossils Weird Dinosaurs

The Frightening Fossils: Behold the Dino-Bats!

Bats are an iconic staple of horror tropes. But did these menacing animals have dinosaur equivalents? And did these animals drink blood too?

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Dinosaurs Max's Random Ramblings The History of Paleontology

Misinformation and the Media: Clickbait in Paleontology

Despite being a scientific field, paleontology often finds itself victim to clickbait of Gigantic proportions.

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Dinosaurs

As Hungry as a Sauropod: The Morrison’s Giant Conundrum

The Morrison Formation is the unofficial home for giant sauropods. But did they all live together? And if so, what happened to the poor plants?

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Dinosaurs Weird Dinosaurs

Africa’s Punk-Rock, Porcupine Dinosaur

Does the newest ankylosaurid stack up to its armoured relatives? Or is it the thorn in the side of the family?

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Venomous Dinosaurs: Fact or Fiction?

Jurassic Park introduced the world to Dilophosaurus, a predatory dinosaur that could spit venom. But was it capable of this? And have any other dinosaurs been revealed as venomous?