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Dinosaur Ancestors Of Birds Shrunk In Size To Survive
May 07, 2014 17:53 PM E
Dinosaurs that evolved into birds were able to maintain their lineage because shrinking their bodies may have helped them adapt to changing ecology through their evolution.
When Crocodiles and Hippos Share The Same Habitat
100 Hippos Flee From Flotilla Of 100 Crocs in Zambian River
Apr 21, 2014 16:17 PM E
A dramatic confrontation took place in a national park in Zambia, with hippos, normally a formidable threat themselves, ceding part of a river to a terrifying group of crocodiles.
Robot
Weird Robot Could Be The Future Of Animatronics, Or Totally Useless [VIDEO]
Apr 18, 2014 15:30 PM E
This strange new robot is a Norwegian engineer's hobby, but it also could solve problems in animatronics to make movies better.
Permian Earth
How Methane-Producing Microbes Caused The Largest Mass Extinction The World Has Ever Seen
Apr 01, 2014 15:51 PM E
A new theory attempts to explain what killed 90 percent of all life on Earth about 250 million years ago.
chicken from hell
'Chicken From Hell' Dinosaur: Insane-Looking New Raptor Species Roamed The Dakotas Alongside T. Rex
Mar 19, 2014 17:11 PM E
Researchers have named and unveiled a raptor they're calling the "chicken from hell," an omnivore that roamed the Dakotas alongside T. rex 66 million years ago. Scientists from Carnegie and Smithsonian museums and the University of Utah say the dinosaur was likely feathered, and featured a rooster's comb-like crest on its head.
Meet T. Rex's Little Cousin
Meet T. Rex’s New Pygmy Cousin: 'Nanuqsaurus Hoglundi,' Who Roamed The Arctic
Mar 12, 2014 16:59 PM E
For A Relative of the T. Rex,, Smaller Stature May Have Been Its Saving Grace in the Higher Latitudes
bird
The Evolution Of Bird, Like Dinosaurs, May Have Occurred Long Before Archaeopteryx
Feb 24, 2014 13:37 PM E
Archaeopteryx, which means early bird or original bird, was long considered to have evolved rapidly from dinosaurs.
Dimetrodon
Serrated Teeth Of First Land Predators Offer Fresh Clues About What Animals Were First To Walk The Earth
Feb 07, 2014 16:33 PM E
A new analysis of Dimetrodon fossils shows that the first land predator had serrated teeth. For paleontologists, the finding offers new clues about what animals walked the Earth about 275 million years ago.
Chicken With Tail
How To Make A Chicken Walk Like A Dinosaur: Strap A Tail To Its Butt
Feb 07, 2014 16:31 PM E
To better understand the way dinosaurs moved, scientists have been experimenting with chickens. To make the research more realistic, they've employed prosthetic tails.
jackdaw
Jackdaws Use Pale Eyes To Communicate — A First In Non-Primates
Feb 06, 2014 17:55 PM E
Jackdaws communicate with one another using their eyes, suggests a study in Biology Letters. The birds use their eyes to tell competitors to steer clear of their nests. No non-primate has ever been shown to communicate using their eyes. Study author Gabrielle Davidson said it raises the question of whether jackdaws are the only birds to communicate in this way.
Animal Pompeii
Like Pompeii, Chinese Dinosaurs Frozen In Death Positions At Famous Fossil Site
Feb 04, 2014 17:30 PM E
The death poses and ash found around dinosaur fossils in a famous Chinese dig site suggest the animals died the same way the people of Pompeii, Italy, did: a volcanic eruption followed by a storm of fiery soot.
bill nye ken ham debate
Bill Nye Debate Live Stream: Watch 'The Science Guy' And Creationist Ken Ham Argue Evolution At 7 PM Tonight
Feb 04, 2014 16:09 PM E
Bill Nye will debate Ken Ham tonight at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky. You can watch the live stream below at 7:00 PM as Nye and Ham debate evolution and creationism, trying to answer the question “Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern scientific era?” Many have criticized Nye for agreeing to debate creationism in the first place.
Sauropods
New Titanosaur Bones Discovered In China Proves That Sauropods Lived Through The Cretaceous Period
Jan 30, 2014 10:48 AM E
The discovery of the fossil remains a sauropod called Yongjinglong datangi in northwestern China proves that they didn't die out after the Jurassic age, but actually lived on through the Cretaceous.
alligator
Cameras Strapped To Alligators' Backs Reveal Their Deadly Hunting Habits [VIDEO]
Jan 16, 2014 15:46 PM E
Researchers strapped National Geographic Crittercams onto 15 American alligators to learn more about their hunting habits. Led by James Nifong of the University of Florida, the researchers found that alligators had a predatory success rate of about 50 percent, making them among the deadlist hunters.
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