Stegosaurus is most famous for its deadly tail spikes, referred to by paleontologists as “Thagomizers.” But where did the name thagomizer come from? And what does it have to do with a 1982 newspaper comic?
Just how many dinosaurs have been named Megalosaurus? If you ask me, far too many.
While today we recognize fossils as the remains of extinct animals, our ancestors weren’t so observant. This led to a few… peculiar name choices, including that of the first known dinosaur fossil…
A collection of the best headlines, species and research in the field of paleontology from 2020
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
Can a frog eat a dinosaur? In prehistoric Madagascar, the answer may have been yes…