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Rapid rise of the Mesozoic sea dragons

In the Mesozoic, the time of the dinosaurs, from 252 to 66 million years ago, marine reptiles such as ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs were top predators in the oceans. But their origins and early rise to dominance have been somewhat mysterious. … Continue reading

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Rapid rise of the Mesozoic sea dragons

In the Mesozoic, the time of the dinosaurs, from 252 to 66 million years ago, marine reptiles such as ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs were top predators in the oceans. But their origins and early rise to dominance have been somewhat mysterious. … Continue reading

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Do bearded dragons dream? Reptiles share sleep patterns with mammals and birds

Brain sleep appeared early in vertebrate evolution. Researchers describe the existence of REM and slow-wave sleep in the Australian dragon, with many common features with mammalian sleep: a phase characterized by low frequency/high amplitude average brain activity and rare and … Continue reading

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Developing Saurolophus dino found at ‘Dragon’s Tomb’

Scientists describe a perinatal group of Saurolophus angustirostris, a giant hadrosaur dinosaur, all likely from the same nest, found at ‘Dragon’s Tomb’ in Mongolia, according to a new study. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Developing Saurolophus dino found at ‘Dragon’s Tomb’

Scientists describe a perinatal group of Saurolophus angustirostris, a giant hadrosaur dinosaur, all likely from the same nest, found at “Dragon’s Tomb” in Mongolia, according to a study published October 14, 2015 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Leonard … Continue reading

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