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Dinosaurs Weird Dinosaurs

The Bizarre Dinosaurs: The Lawn Mower

When the fossils of a small sauropod were discovered in 1976, they seemed to be nondescript. Little did the paleontologists know that they had unearthed the strangest sauropod to ever live.

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Museum Reviews

The Royal Tyrell: The Ultimate Museum of Prehistory

Some places have an almost mythic feel to them. The Royal Tyrell Museum of paleontology just might be one of those places. A review of the legendary natural history museum

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Dinosaurs

Tyrannosaurus vs Giganotosaurus: Who is the Superior Killing Machine?

While Tyrannosaurus has long been hailed as the king of the dinosaurs, its crown has come under scrutiny. The challenger? Giganotosaurus, an animal even larger than T-rex.

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Dinosaurs Weird Dinosaurs

The 100 Year Old Dinosaur Mystery

Over 100 years ago, a monster was discovered in the deserts of Egypt. Only recently has the elusive theropod become a staple of paleontology.

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Dinosaurs

Were Velociraptors Truly Formidable Killers?

Ever since Jurassic park, Velociraptor has been portrayed as a bear-sized, blood thirsty killer. But was that really the truth?

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Museum Reviews

A Review of Zuul: The ROM Exhibition

One trip on the subway can lead to the exhibit of a lifetime. A review of the Royal Ontario Museum’s Zuul: life of an armoured dinosaur.

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The Mesozoic Mailbag

An Ode to the Trilobite

My love for paleontology is a unique and complex tale, one that started with the humble trilobite.