Categories
Dinosaurs Weird Dinosaurs

The Killer Claws That Deceived us All: Therizinosaurus

With two-meter long claws, it would be fair to assume that Therizinosaurus was a deadly predator. But was this really the case?

Categories
Dinosaurs

Borealopelta: The World’s Best Fossil!

Looking into the eyes of a dinosaur can be a spiritual experience, especially when that dinosaur stares right back. An examination of Borealopelta, the most well preserved dinosaur in the world.

Categories
Documentary reviews

Dino Docs: Walking With Dinosaurs (1999)

In 1999, the BBC released one of the most commercially and critically successful dinosaur documentaries of all time. But has it stood the test of time? A review of the BBC classic Walking With Dinosaurs.

Categories
Dinosaurs

A Dinosaur Skull in Amber? Maybe Not

On March 11th 2020, paleontologists announced a fossil dinosaur skull preserved in amber. But was this fossil a dinosaur, or something else entirely?

Categories
The Mesozoic Mailbag

Edition 1, February 2020

A collection of the latest headlines, species and research in the field of paleontology from January and February of 2020.

Categories
Dinosaurs Weird Dinosaurs

Liaoningosaurus: A Dinosaur… Turtle?

Dinosaurs took many strange shapes and sizes, though the ankylosaur Liaoningosaurus may just push this to the extreme.

Categories
Dinosaurs Weird Dinosaurs

Meet The Meat-Eating Bull, Carnotaurus

Isolation produces strange results. Look no further than Carnotaurus, a dinosaur so outlandish that it hardly seems real.

Categories
Dinosaurs Weird Dinosaurs

The Ceratopsians: A Multitude of Horns and Frills

While Triceratops is the most recognizable Ceratopsian or “horned dinosaur,” it is far from the most unique. Read about the six ceratopsians I consider the strangest.

Categories
Museums!

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

Categories
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.