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  1. 'Apparently Kid' walks with dinosaursRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The Times Leader

    ... is "seriously." On that show, Ellen surprised Ritter, who is a huge fan of dinosaurs, with a VIP ticket to see the dinosaur show. Ritter was greeted by Thomas Huxley, paleontologist and director of the dinosaur show, who introduced Noah to three ...

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  2. Wrist bones prove birds evolved from dinosaursRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... and colleagues combined both areas of research for the first time to prove that the bird wrist did evolve from the dinosaur wrist. The research was published in the Sept. 30, 2014, edition of the journal Public Library of Science . Vargas and ...

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  3. Rare Evolutionary Twist Morphed Dino Arms into Bird WingsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Live Science

    ... cases of such a disappearing trick, the bird pisiform is among the clearest cases, Vargas said. [ Image Gallery: Dinosaur Arms to Bird Wings ] Similarities between dinosaur and bird wrists were among the first evidence that paleontologists used to ...

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  4. How dinosaur arms turned into bird wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Although we now appreciate that birds evolved from a branch of the dinosaur family tree, a crucial adaptation for flight has continued to puzzle evolutionary biologists. During the millions of years that elapsed, wrists went from straight to bent and hyperflexible, allowing birds to fold their wings neatly against their bodies when not flying.

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  5. Wildlife populations plummet for 3,000 speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CTV

    About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought, according to a new study by one of the world's biggest environmental groups. The study Tuesday from the Swiss-based WWF largely blamed human threats to nature for a 52 per cent decline in wildlife populations between 1970 and 2010.

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  6. Striking NASA images: Fourth-largest lake nearlyaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Palladium-Item

    ... distance that divides rocky planets from gaseous planets about 1,000 light-years from Earth. A new species of dinosaur had feathers not just on its wings but also on its hind legs, making it one of only a handful of "four-winged" dinosaurs. It also ...

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  7. Clash of the prehistoric titans: 220-million-year-old sea creature...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Will targeting women give Viagra's sales a lift? New advert sees attractive blonde address men about erectile dysfunction in a bid to get wives on side Muslim convert 'who beheaded colleague' is charged with murder as it emerges he was fired for 'not liking white people' earlier that day Buzz without the basis: Makers of caffeine-infused underwear forced to issue refunds after FTC rules that it DOESN'T help weight-loss Clash of the prehistoric titans: 220-million-year-old sea reptile tooth found embedded in the thigh bone of an ancient land lizard During the Triassic period, the rauisuchid predator ruled the land while the phytosaur was the master of the sea - and experts have long believed the two large reptiles lived separate lives.

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  8. He'll have his own show in no time! Now 'Apparently Kid' Noah...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... decided to send him on a VIP trip to Walking With Dinosaurs. Mr Huxley asked Noah to close his eyes as the first dinosaur approached. The youngster jumped as the robot animal let out a roar. The five-year-old was able to explain that the Stegosaurus ...

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  9. Group: Wildlife populations of about 3,000 species plummet far worse than previously thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought, according to a new study by one of the world's biggest environmental groups. The study Tuesday from the Swiss-based WWF largely blamed human threats to nature for a 52 per cent decline in wildlife populations between 1970 and 2010.

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  10. Mineral Club members speak about state's minerals and fossilsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Milford Mirror

    Art Doyle and Bob Daniels of the New Haven Mineral Club will speak about the rich geological history of Connecticut at the Milford Library on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. The presentation will focus on the formation of minerals and fossils in the state. Some 230 million years ago, Connecticut was connected to Africa, and early dinosaurs roamed the land.

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  11. Wildlife Hit Harder Than Previously ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought, according to a new study by one of the world's biggest environmental groups. The study Tuesday from the Swiss-based WWF largely blamed human threats to nature for a 52 per cent decline in wildlife populations between 1970 and 2010.

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  12. Nixon County Park to host popular Geology Weekend on Oct. 4 and 5Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    ... using hands-on activities and understand their importance and what makes them fun to collect. Noon - Tracking a Dinosaur with geologist Jeri Jones. See fossils of dinosaurs and learn how finding a single footprint can lead to a lot of information ...

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  13. Dinosaur erotica and cat detectives form the zany library of Every Book EverRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Polygon

    ... the same characters, the guy's a detective and the cats help him solve crimes." Right now, I'm in a game involving "dinosaur erotica." You read that right. I'm supposed to come up with a lead for Taken at the Dinosaur Museum by an author named ...

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  14. Looking at nature: Pterosaurs at the American Museum of Natural HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SILive.com

    ... exhibits of vertebrate origins, saurischian dinosaurs and ornithischian dinosaurs, the pterosaur is itself not a dinosaur. Nor it is an ancestor of modern birds, which are traced back to the dinosaurs themselves. It was its own species, remarkably ...

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  15. Submarine Tapirs, Sidewinding Anacondas and Other Unusual Animal BehaviorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scientific American

    Tapirus terrestris 'walking' along the bottom of a lake or river. The books say that tapirs do this , but I'm thinking that this is the first time it's ever been filmed.

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  16. Ice age lion figurine: Ancient fragment of ivory belonging to 40,000...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... anatomical features of birds - such as feathers, wings and wishbones - all first evolved piecemeal in their dinosaur ancestors over tens of millions of years. Land-ice decay at the end of the last five ice-ages caused global sea-levels to rise at ...

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  17. New Expedition Will Be First To Map Madagascar's Limestone LabyrinthRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Travel World News

    The exploration, named 100 Miles of Wild: Madagascar's Limestone Labyrinth, will showcase one of Africa's final frontiers. The expedition has multiple goals; to expand the knowledge of lemur distribution within the park to estimate population numbers; to identify diversity and potential new species; to locate Jurassic period dinosaur mega tracks that are believed to exist in the area; to conduct preliminary investigation into an unexplored system of caverns and caves; and to create a detailed map with accompanying photos and video in order to share their findings with the rest of the world.

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  18. DVD reviews: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction,' 'Chef'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" : It's only natural to get a little excited about the film's title, and not because it means another installment of talking machines battling to the death. It's the word "extinction."

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  19. Mummies, tombs and treasures coming to South Florida Science Center and AquariumRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... North American debut at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach. Where can you dig up a dinosaur, take an airboat ride and fly a space mission? At the science center, of course, but here's where you've got decisions to make. ...

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  20. The Viceroy Riviera Maya: Romantic, Intimate Style On Mexico's Caribbean CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... that mission when I moved to Forbes Life in 2004, adding more adventurous experiences ranging from a high altitude dinosaur dig with a paleontologist in Central China and fly fishing in Tasmania to riding elephants on safari in Africa. Since I'd ...

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