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2 hrs ago | Art Daily
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.
4 hrs ago | Earth & Sky
Spinosaurus was the largest known predatory dinosaur to roam the Earth. Scientists now say that it was also the first truly semiaquatic dinosaur.
6 hrs ago | The Motley Fool
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.
7 hrs ago | Science Daily
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.
11 hrs ago | The Daily Star
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.
14 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs
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.
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.
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.
Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth.
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.
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.
"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.
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 .
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.
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.
Thursday night's opening performance of "Walking With Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular" at the Staples Center brought in a crowd of dinosaur enthusiasts and their families. Based on the award-winning BBC television series the two hour 45 minute live show, with a 20 minute break in-between, is spectacular in scale with eye-popping realistic life-size puppets, some 36 ft in height and 56 ft in length requiring three handlers-one handler working the mobility to move around on stage and two handlers working remotely off-stage with the body movement functions and sounds.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 09:05 pm
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