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A Crocodile-like Creature Once Terrorized the Biggest, Baddest Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs were some of the most menacing creatures to ever walk the planet, but what about crocodiles? Believe it or not, there was once a fearsome crocodile-like animal that roamed the Earth and struck fear into the hearts of dinosaurs. The Razanandrongobe sakalavae, or Razana for short, lived during the Middle Jurassic period in Madagascar. …

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fossil, archaeology, dinosaur

This Newly Discovered Dinosaur Flawless is Nearly Perfect

When archaeologists stumble upon a new dinosaur fossil, they never know what they’ll turn up. In some cases, they are fragmented remains that are difficult to analyze. In other instances, the fossils are in impeccable condition. Needless to say, researchers always hope for the best, and that’s exactly what they recently found in Montana. (Arbour & …

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New ‘Chicken-like’ Dinosaur Discovered in Africa

Although it might feel like every dinosaur that ever walked the planet has been discovered, we’re still turning up new fossils in the year 2017. Scientists have announced the discovery of a new dinosaur that may have been the “smaller African contemporary” of the North American Tyrannosaurus Rex. It has been named Chenanisaurus barbaricus, and …

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dinosaur, brain, dinosaurs, archaelogy

Scientists Have Discovered a Fossilized Piece of a Dinosaur’s Brain

Scientists who were dreaming of one day finding fossilized dinosaur brain tissue recently got their wish, but they couldn’t have imagined it would be “pickled.” This is what happened, according to a new report published in The Geological Society of London, and researchers are still marveling at their discovery. “The chances of preserving brain tissue …

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A Fossil Suggests that Life on Earth May Go Back More than 3.7 Billion Years

A fossil isn’t always massive discovery for archaeologists, but when it happens to be 3.7 billion years old, it turns heads. This is what Australian scientists found when they were digging in a newly melted area of Greenland. According to their study, published in Nature, a 3.7 billion year-old fossil now shows that microbes may have lived on the …

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New Species of Dinosaur Had Amazing Senses

Dinosaurs were undoubtedly some of the most stunning creatures to walk the planet, and recently, the fossils of a new one was discovered by Ohio University researchers. The Sarmientosaurus musacchioi belongs to the titanosaur group of dinosaurs, known as the largest creatures to ever exist on Earth. Interestingly enough, they were incredibly common in their …

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What Does the ‘Dragon Thief’ Dinosaur Teach Us About Past Predators?

Just when you thought all of the mind-blowing predatory dinosaurs have been unearthed, a new one pops up. Scientists announced on Jan. 20 that they have discovered the fossils of a Dracoraptor, according to Reuters. This dinosaur lived more than 200 million years ago, and it stems from the early Jurassic Period. During this era, …

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