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A 180 million year old dinosaur dinner

While artistic reconstructions of dinosaurs preying on each other are a fantastic way of illustrating the real-life behaviours of these fantastic creatures, direct evidence of dinosaur-food interactions in the fossil record ...

dateMar 07, 2017 in Archaeology & Fossils
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How and why to date a dinosaur

You might think dating dinosaurs would be an easy task, but in reality it's actually quite difficult. We date dinosaurs based on where we find their fossils, using the ages of the rocks that they're found in. This means that ...

dateNov 14, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Birds of a fibula

Over the last 20 years, there has grown insurmountable evidence that birds are the direct modern descendants of dinosaurs. Eagles are dinosaurs. Pigeons are dinosaurs, annoyingly. Even penguins are weird, swimming dinosaurs.

dateAug 03, 2016 in Evolution
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