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Rare, Most Complete Baby Dinosaur Fossil Ever Stumbled Upon By High School Student
Oct 23, 2013 13:48 PM E
What one high school student found and scientists almost ignored turned out to be the most complete skeleton of an iconic baby dinosaur ever discovered.
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Alaska Dinosaur Tracks: Thousands Of Footprint Fossils Found Along The Yukon River
Sep 26, 2013 16:31 PM E
In Alaska, dinosaur tracks along the Yukon River turned up by the thousands as expedition researcher Paul McCarthy and a team from the University of Alaska Museum of the North trekked along the riverbanks. The footprint fossils belonged to both meat-eating and plant-eating dinosaurs.
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Model Dinosaur In Wind Tunnel Suggests Microraptor Feathers Were For Mating, Not Flying [VIDEO]
Sep 19, 2013 11:17 AM E
A dinosaur model placed in a wind tunnel has shed light on how one of modern birds’ earliest ancestor, the microraptor, flew.
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Hawaii Molasses Spill: With Thousands Of Fish Killed, Swarms Of Sharks May Move Into Honolulu Waters, Officials Warn [VIDEO]
Sep 13, 2013 15:53 PM E
A massive molasses spill in Hawaii has killed thousands of fish in what one official called "the worst environmental damage to sea life that I have come across." Matson Navigation Company say they have repaired the leaky pipe, but the company faces questions over their safety practices.
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Male Orangutans Plan Their Trips The Night Before, Loudly Announce Their Itinerary To Females
Sep 12, 2013 16:24 PM E
Male orangutans use "long calls" to announce their travel plans for the following morning. The calls serve to warn competitive males away, and to tell female orangutans that they'll be coming by soon.
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World's Ugliest Animals: Blobfish Takes Top Spot In Ugly Animal Preservation Society Vote [PHOTOS]
Sep 12, 2013 13:54 PM E
The Ugly Animal Preservation Society say that the blobfish is the world's ugliest animal after it received 795 out of 3,000 online votes. The kakapo, proboscis monkey, axolotl were among the runners-up.
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Ancient Crocodiles Were Able To Run Like Dogs And Walk On Two Feet To Evade Dinosaurs, Say Researchers
Sep 11, 2013 15:20 PM E
Using more than 100 jaws of ancient crocodiles, researchers from the University of Bristol in England determined that different kinds of crocodiles swam like dolphins and ran like dogs. "They evolved lifestyles and feeding ecologies unlike anything seen today," said lead researcher Tom Stubbs.
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Giant Fossils Recovered From Venezuelan Oil Fields Shed Light On South America’s Prehistoric Megafauna
Sep 06, 2013 12:32 PM E
Venezuela’s oil reserves are chock-full of fossils. Recent discoveries of enormous megafuana fossils highlight the South American country’s diverse and fascinating prehistoric past.
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Dinosaur Fossils Auction: Scientists Appalled That ‘Montana Dueling Dinosaurs’ Fossil Will Be Sold, Not Studied [VIDEO]
Jul 31, 2013 16:08 PM E
A dinosaur fossils auction is spurring controversy after it was decided the rare find, unearthed in Montana in 2006, will be sold at a private auction in New York City in November. Scientists say the fossilized remains should be studied, not hawked.
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Plague In Squirrels Prompts Calif. Campground Closure After Rodent Tests Positive For Bubonic Infection [VIDEO]
Jul 26, 2013 12:48 PM E
A plague in squirrels prompted park rangers to close a number of campgrounds in southern California after health officials found that a squirrel tested positive for bubonic plague.
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Dinosaur Tail In Mexico Desert Is A Staggering 16-Feet In Length, May Belong To Duck-Billed Hadrosaur [PHOTOS]
Jul 23, 2013 13:12 PM E
A dinosaur tail in Mexico could belong to the duck-billed hadrosaur, a web-footed herbivore that roamed the earth between 145 million and 66 million years ago. The massive dinosaur tail in Mexico measures a staggering 16-feet in length and contains 50 vertebrae.
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Dinosaurs Warm-Blooded: Cold-Blooded Dinosaurs Wouldn't Have Been Muscular Enough To Survive, Suggests Study
Jul 18, 2013 15:29 PM E
Dinosaurs were warm blooded, suggests Roger Seymour of the University of Adelaide, in Australia. Cold-blooded dinosaurs would not have been able to dominate the food chain, Seymour says.
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Nasutoceratops Titusi: Strange New Dinosaur Discovered In Utah Desert Has Massive Bull-Like Horns And Bulbous Snout [REPORT]
Jul 17, 2013 21:46 PM E
Nasutoceratops titusi, an unusual new dinosaur species discovered in southern Utah, had massive, bull-like horns over its eyes and a large, round snout. The large four-legged Nasutoceratops titusi was an herbivore and a close relative of the triceratops.
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Giant Panda Twins: China Celebrates Birth Of Adorable Baby Pandas At Research Center [VIDEO]
Jun 24, 2013 10:48 AM E
Giant panda twins were born in southwest China on Saturday. Footage of the rare birth shows the mother panda cradling her newborn cubs in her lap. Researchers in China say this is the first birth of the endangered species this year.
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