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A carnivorous dinosaur species regrew all its teeth every few months

A meat-eating dinosaur species that lived in Madagascar some 70 million years ago replaced all its teeth every couple of months or so, a new study has found, surprising even the researchers. In fact, Majungasaurus grew new teeth roughly two … Continue reading

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Dinosaur skull turns paleontology assumptions on their head

A team of researchers has unearthed a well-preserved Styracosaurus skull — and its facial imperfections have implications for how paleontologists identify new species of dinosaurs. Nicknamed Hannah, the dinosaur was a Styracosaurus — a horned dinosaur over five meters in … Continue reading

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Meet Siamraptor suwati, a new species of giant predatory dinosaur from Thailand

Fossils discovered in Thailand represent a new genus and species of predatory dinosaur, according to a new study. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Rocks at asteroid impact site record first day of dinosaur extinction

The research centers on the asteroid impact that wiped out non-avian dinosaurs, with the researchers getting the most detailed look yet of the aftermath that followed by examining the rocks and debris that filled the crater within the first 24 … Continue reading

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A new duck-billed dinosaur

The dinosaur, whose nearly complete skeleton was unearthed from 72 million year old marine deposits in Mukawa Town in northern Japan, belongs to a new genus and species of a herbivorous hadrosaurid dinosaur, according to the study. Paleontology News — … Continue reading

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Ancient die-off greater than the dinosaur extinction

When significant oxygen entered the atmosphere, ancient life multiplied. But after a few hundred million years, Earth’s oxygen plummeted, resulting in a die-off likely greater than the extinction of the dinosaurs. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Dinosaur brains from baby to adult

New research sheds light on how the braincase of the dinosaur Psittacosaurus developed and what this reveals about its posture. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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New species of dinosaur discovered after lying misidentified in fossil vaults for 30 years

A PhD student in South Africa has discovered a new dinosaur species in the University’s vaults, after it has been laying misidentified in a collection for 30 years. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Strange new species of duck-billed dinosaur identified

The most complete skull of a duck-billed dinosaur from Big Bend National Park, Texas, is revealed in a new article as a new genus and species, Aquilarhinus palimentus. This dinosaur has been named for its aquiline nose and wide lower … Continue reading

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Small horned dinosaur from China, a Triceratops relative, walked on two feet

Auroraceratops, a bipedal dinosaur that lived roughly 115 million years ago, has been newly described by paleontologists. More than 80 individuals of this species have been found in China’s Gansu Province. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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