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The Curious Case of Stegosaurus’ Plates

There are many questions in the world that may never be answered. What existed before the Big Bang? Is Bigfoot out there? What was the purpose of Stegosaurus’ plates? Were they for love, war, or maybe both?

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Dinosaurs The Mesozoic Mailbag

The Best of Paleontology in 2020

A collection of the best headlines, species and research in the field of paleontology from 2020

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Dinosaurs Pterosaurs

Giants, Dwarfs and Hungarian Barons: The Story of Haţeg Island

Transylvania is home to many strange legends and myths, most famously that of Count Dracula. But was its past during the late Cretaceous even more bizarre? Read about the wonders of Hateg island to find out.

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Dino Docs: Jurassic World

I held hope that Jurassic World would be the film to finally bring accuracy to mainstream dinosaur films. Were my expectations met, or completely destroyed? A review of Jurassic World.

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Aquatic Life Dinosaurs The Mesozoic Mailbag Weird Dinosaurs

Hooray! Another Spinosaurus Article!

A deposit of Spinosaurus teeth has been discovered in Morocco. What does this mean for the theory that Spinosaurus was aquatic? And will I have to write about Spinosaurus anytime soon?

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Dinosaurs

Tyrannosaurus For Sale!

On October 6th 2020, one of the most important Tyrannosaurus fossil will go on sale. But what does this mean for paleontology? And how much money would you need to buy it?

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Dinosaurs

How McDonalds Saved the World’s Greatest Tyrannosaurus AKA The Legacy of Sue

A museum, Disney, and McDonalds walk into an auction to buy a dinosaur. What happens next? Read about Sue, the world’s most complete Tyrannosaurus to find out.

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The Mesozoic Mailbag

The Mesozoic Mailbag: Edition 2, April 2020

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

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Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs on Ice: Could they Survive in Polar Climates?

We all like to think that dinosaurs lived in warm climates, but this was not always the case. Discoveries from both the Arctic and Antarctica have revealed that dinosaurs were more adaptable than what could previously be imagined.

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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?