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Dinosaurs Documentary reviews

Prehistoric Planet: A Thrilled Paleo-Nerd Shares his Thoughts

Awesome animations? Accurate science? David Attenborough??? Mark your calendars, folks!

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Dinosaurs The Mesozoic Mailbag

The Tyrannosaurus Trifecta: Questions Regarding T-rex’s Species Split

A controversial new study has proposed that Tyrannosaurus comprised three different species. As always, paleontologists weren’t too excited.

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Jurassic World: Dominion Trailer Breakdown

A new trailer for the latest Jurassic World installment? Hallelujah, everyone?

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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 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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50 Fun Facts About Prehistory & Paleontology

Article #50! For such an occasion, I wanted to do something fun. Inside are 50 of my favourite facts about prehistory, spanning everything from Dino-bats to devil frogs.