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4 min ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

Dinosaur Train

Join Buddy, an adorable preschool-age Tyrannosaurus Rex, who along with his Pteranodon family, ride the Dinosaur Train through prehistoric jungles, swamps, volcanoes and oceans. Beating the Heat - Buddy and Tiny travel to the Jurassic to make a new friend, Morris Stegosaurus, and discover how this huge dinosaur keeps cool in the heat.

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3 hrs ago | LiveScience

Tiny Bite Marks Reveal Afterlife of an Ichthyosaur

At least 145 million years ago, a hungry sea urchin might have left these star-shaped marks on this rib fragment of an ichthyosaur. When whales die, their bodies sink to the seafloor.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

7 hrs ago | Voice of America

Report: NASA Failing in Mission to Find Dangerous Asteroids Near Earth

Image courtesy of NASA shows an artist's concept of a broken-up asteroid. Scientists think that a giant asteroid, which broke up long ago in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, eventually made its way to Earth and led to the extinction of the dinosaurs.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Science, Paleontology

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Art Daily

New dinosaur species unearthed in Tanzania

This artist's rendering hand out on September 4, 2014 by the Carnegie Museum of Natural History shows a Dreadnoughtus schrani in life. A supermassive dinosaur that would have weighed as much as 60 small cars has been found in Argentina, where it likely perished in a bog some 77 million years ago, paleontologists said September 4, 2014.

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Earth & Sky

Bigger than T. rex, this dinosaur hunted in water

Spinosaurus was the largest known predatory dinosaur to roam the Earth. Scientists now say that it was also the first truly semiaquatic dinosaur.

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The Motley Fool

3D Printing Dinosaur Bones: You Won't Believe This Man's Crazy Journey

Sure, it's going to be big... but how big? TJ McCue decided to hop into an RV and find out. He's in the middle of an eight-month road trip around the U.S., stopping more than 100 times along the way to see how American businesses -- and individuals -- are putting 3D technology to use.

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Related Topix: Paleontology, Science, us Travel, Travel, Cellphones, Science / Technology, Inventions, San Rafael, CA

Science Daily

Moss plants brought back to life after having been frozen in Antarctic ice for 1,500 years

Mosses have existed on Earth for more than 400 million years. During this period they survived many climate catastrophes that wiped out more robust organisms such as, for example, dinosaurs.

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The Daily Star

Giant dinosaur fossil found

A giant dinosaur found in Tanzania once lived during a lush, green period when flowering plants flourished, about 100 million years ago, paleontologists report. The new dino species is a rare find in sub-Saharan Africa, where far fewer dinosaur fossils are discovered than in South America, the researchers said.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Ohio University, Athens, OH, Geology

ScienceBlogs

Pterosaurs by Mark Witton [Greg Laden's Blog]

Pterosaurs: Natural History, Evolution, Anatomy by Mark P. Witton is a coffee-table size book rich in detail and lavishly illustrated. Witton is a pterosaur expert at the School of Earh and Environmental Sciences at the University of Portsmouth.

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Harborough Today

Photo Gallery: Arts Fresco 2014

Crowds gathered in the pedestrianised High Street to watch the variety of wacky, funny and off-the-wall street artists. Kings of the event, which ran from 10am-4pm, were undoubtedly the 15ft-high Sauras dinosaurs which paraded up and down High Street with a Jurassic roar.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Dinosaurs join aquarium displays

If you're looking for an easy and close one-day family get-away, the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is a great place to go. Everything from jellyfish and bull sharks to otters, reptiles and dinosaurs await you.

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RedOrbit

arboreal mammals in a Jurassic forest

Image Caption: This reconstruction shows arboreal mammals in a Jurassic forest. The three animals on the left side represent the three new species of euharamiyidan mammals.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Wisdom Teeth, Health, Entomology

WRIC-TV Richmond

Alien-Like Giant Water-Living Dinosaur Unveiled

Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, University of Chicago

The Raw Story

Newly discovered flying dinosaur named after beasts from James Cameron's 'Avatar'

Some of the most visually stunning sequences from director James Cameron's blockbuster movie "Avatar" involved graceful flying creatures that were ridden by blue human-like beings facing ecological destruction on a moon called Pandora. It turns out that an animal very similar to those "Avatar" creatures, called Ikran, actually did exist here on Earth long ago.

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Dear Kitty

Spinosaurus bigger than Tyrannosaurus, new research

Scientists have unveiled what appears to be the first truly semiaquatic dinosaur, Spinosaurus aegyptiacus. New fossils of the massive Cretaceous-era predator reveal it adapted to life in the water some 95 million years ago, providing the most compelling evidence to date of a dinosaur able to live and hunt in an aquatic environment.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, University of Chicago, Italy,

Sat Sep 13, 2014

KSL-TV

Trip to museum a bonus for families in summer reading program

For Adrienne and Adam Whittle, Library Day at the Natural History Museum of Utah was the ideal reward for their children's summer reading. The Magna couple and their five children, ages 1 to 8, were among some 3,000 residents of Salt Lake County who received complimentary admission to the museum for meeting the reading goals they established with local libraries that are part of Salt Lake County Library Services.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Sundance Film Festival, Magna, UT, Salt Lake County, UT, Science, Paleontology

Victorville Daily Press

Families attend life-size dinosaur exhibit

"Jurassic Quest" is a national traveling dinosaur exhibit on display at the High Desert Events Center this weekend that transports visitors to a scene akin to a Hollywood movie. Organizers boast that its the largest dinosaur show in North America with more than 50 life-size animatronic creatures to see.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Family, Kids, Victorville, CA, Helendale, CA

Dear Kitty

Ancient mammals discovery in China

Modern mammals' ancestors may have emerged millions of years earlier than scientists suspected - around the time the first dinosaurs roamed the Earth. The fossilized remains of six little tree-dwelling animals push the lineage of today's mammals back to the Late Triassic , more than 200 million years ago, researchers report September 10 in Nature .

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TurnTo23.com

Kern County Fair prepares to open

The dinosaurs are coming! The countdown begins for the 89th annual Kern County Fair. The gates officially open on Wednesday, but this weekend crews will be extra busy putting all the finishing touches.

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Earth Times

'Spiny' is the Super-Sized Predatory Dino

The massive jaws and the adaptive limbs would help Spinosaurus to catch giant fish and other dinosaurs and become the biggest predatory dinosaur, despite the challenging opposition of other giant theropods that are much more terrestrial; Spinosaurus image ; Credit: A© Shutterstock The genus Spinosaurus refers to an animal that has now been established as the largest predatory beast ever known. As might be predicted, the support of water in some niche involving semi-aquatic habits was likely to be useful.

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