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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

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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Dinosaurs Weird Dinosaurs

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 Max's Random Ramblings The History of Paleontology

The Many Faces of Megalosaurus

Just how many dinosaurs have been named Megalosaurus? If you ask me, far too many.

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Dinosaurs Max's Random Ramblings The History of Paleontology

The First Dinosaur was Named What now?

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…

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Dino Docs!

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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Dino Docs!

Dino Docs: Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park is far and away the most famous dinosaur movie made. But does its groundbreaking effects and storytelling hold up to the critique of science?

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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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Dino Docs!

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.