Reptiles stood upright after mass extinction
(PhysOrg.com) -- Reptiles changed their walking posture from sprawling to upright immediately after the end-Permian mass extinction, the biggest crisis in the history of life that occurred some 250 million ...
Brachiosaurus and other dinosaurs like a vacuum cleaner
How dinosaurs divided their meals at the Jurassic dinner table
How the largest animals to have ever walked the Earth fed, and how this allowed them to live alongside one another in prehistoric ecosystems is the subject of new research from the University of Bristol and ...
Study discovers eating habits of Diplodocus
A team of researchers from the University of Bristol, Natural History Museum of London, the University of Missouri and Ohio University has discovered the eating habits of Diplodocus using a three-dimensional ...
Scientists discover why Diplodocus did not put all her eggs in one basket
(Phys.org) —A team of scientists have suggested reasons why the largest dinosaurs ever to have walked the Earth produced smaller eggs than might be expected.
Plant-eating dinosaurs replaced teeth often, carried spares
Some of the largest herbivorous dinosaurs replaced their teeth at a rate of approximately one tooth every 1-2 months to compensate for tooth wear from crunching up plants, according to research published July 17 in the open ...
Dinosaur skull changed shape during growth
The skull of a juvenile sauropod dinosaur, rediscovered in the collections of Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museum of Natural History, illustrates that some sauropod species went through drastic changes in skull shape ...
Misty the diplodocus skeleton to go on sale in Britain
Calling all fossil hunters with £600,000 to spare: the full skeleton of a huge diplodocus dinosaur is to go on sale in Britain next month.
Engineering technology reveals eating habits of giant dinosaurs
(Phys.org) -- High-tech technology, traditionally usually used to design racing cars and aeroplanes, has helped researchers to understand how plant-eating dinosaurs fed 150 million years ago.