• Dreadnoughtus , a genus of large sauropod dinosaurs , the largest land animal that ever lived. (britannica.com)
  • Colossal, skyscraping sauropod dinosaurs required massive amounts of plant food to maintain their enormous weight, causing a lot of wear and tear on their teeth. (redorbit.com)
  • The American Museum of Natural History is opening a new exhibit today called The World's Largest Dinosaurs that gives visitors a new perspective on the giant sauropod known as Mamenchisaurus. (wired.com)
  • Sauropod dinosaurs-these long-neck quadrupedal animals with a long neck and long tail-were actually dominant in our planet for over a hundred million years. (amnh.org)
  • So they are up to ten times larger than any other sauropod, than any other dinosaur. (amnh.org)
  • And this is a museum where I work, and I went there because this is the place were the most wonderful sauropod dinosaurs had been discovered. (amnh.org)
  • The stomach gas released each year by a group of long-necked, plant-eating dinosaurs, which included the world's largest known land animals, may have equaled the total amount of methane produced every year today from all natural, agricultural and industrial sources, the researchers said Monday in the journal. (wsj.com)
  • Beginning in the 1960s and with the advent of the Dinosaur Renaissance, views of dinosaurs and their physiology have changed dramatically, including the discovery of feathered dinosaurs in Early Cretaceous age deposits in China, indicating that birds evolved from highly agile maniraptoran dinosaurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • A toe bone from a Cretaceous ornithischian dinosaur, just laying on the ground. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Cranial bones of three primitive horned dinosaurs have been found in a Lower Cretaceous stratum in Sasayama, Hyogo Prefecture, the Museum of Nature and Human Activities said Saturday. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • The two plant-eating and one carnivore dinosaurs, the first large dinosaurs unearthed since 1981, were found in Queensland and date back 98 million years to the mid-Cretaceous period. (reuters.com)
  • Between meeting plateosaurs on that stop and a cozy nuzzle with a T. rex in the late Cretaceous, Ronnie gets an earful about dinosaur anatomy, convergent evolution, types of prehistoric life, protofeathers and other recent discoveries, and (as Miss Lernin puts it) "the exciting world of…phylogenetic trees! (kirkusreviews.com)
  • Nearly half of all dinosaur genera are of latest Cretaceous age (Campanian or Maastrichtian). (pnas.org)
  • Brassell says that findings of a changeable climate during the Cretaceous, a time period dominated by dinosaurs and noted for the spread of flowering plants, could influence the current climate change debate. (scienceblog.com)
  • Varricchio, D. J., Jackson, F. & Trueman, C. N. A nesting trace with eggs for the Cretaceous theropod dinosaur Troodon formosus . (nature.com)
  • Large bizarre theropod dinosaurs ruled Gondwanaland during the Cretaceous. (earthtimes.org)
  • They publish today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences and immediately caused dinosaur students' attention to shift from nearer the Triassic to the Jurassic/Cretaceous interface. (earthtimes.org)
  • Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaurs lived during the late Cretaceous period, which was about 65 million years ago, on a continent named Laramidia. (reference.com)
  • A trail of fossilized three-toed footprints that measure nearly 2 feet (57 cm) long shows that a huge meat-eating dinosaur stalked southern Africa 200 million years ago at a time when most carnivorous dinosaurs were modest-sized beasts. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Grouped hadrosaur nest sites have been found with badly crushed eggshells and skeletons of baby dinosaurs (with slightly worn teeth) still in the nests, suggesting that some babies stayed in their nests after hatching and probably were fed by parents. (factmonster.com)
  • While you can't touch the skeletons, there's a chance for children to get hands-on in the interactive Adventure Planet gallery , where they can uncover dinosaur skeletons. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Nearly half of all genera are based on a single specimen, and complete skulls and skeletons are known for only 20% of all dinosaurs. (pnas.org)
  • Telmatosaurus is known to be close to the root of the duck-billed dinosaur family tree, and the presence of such a deformity early in their evolution provides us with further evidence that the duck-billed dinosaurs were more prone to tumors than other dinosaurs," she said in a university news release. (drugs.com)
  • Features of other groups of dinosaurs indicate they were herbivores. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since therizinosaurs are thought to be omnivores or herbivores, these dinosaurs either retained a refined sense of smell from their ancestors or evolved the ability as part of their foraging behavior. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Dinosaurs can be defined as the last common ancestor of birds ( Saurischia ) and Triceratops ( Ornithischia ) and all the descendants of that ancestor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Any young palaeontologist will relish exploring the dinosaur galleries at London's Natural History Museum: from the Triceratops skull, to the first T-rex fossil ever found, there's plenty to look at here. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • From T. rex to the triceratops, dinosaurs continue to excite and inspire us. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Dinosaurs evolved within a single lineage of archosaurs 243-233 Ma (million years ago) from the Anisian to the Carnian ages, the latter part of the middle Triassic . (wikipedia.org)
  • Isles, T. E. The socio-sexual behaviour of extant archosaurs: implications for understanding dinosaur behaviour. (nature.com)
  • In parallel, the development of Darwinian evolution, and the discoveries of Archaeopteryx and Compsognathus, led Thomas Henry Huxley to propose that dinosaurs were closely related to birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Global dinosaur diversity during the Campanian and Maastrichtian is estimated at 100 genera per stage, using a logistic model to estimate future discoveries. (pnas.org)
  • Paleontologist Mary Schweitzer's discoveries of soft blood vessels, proteins, various blood cells, and even DNA inside fossilized dinosaur bones. (icr.org)
  • Huge, plant-eating dinosaurs called hydrosaurids had complex teeth (a battery of teeth shown here) like horses, likely rivaling these and other mammals in their chomping abilities, suggests new research detailed on Oct. 5 in the journal Science. (livescience.com)
  • Giant plant-eating dinosaurs may have been champion chewers up there with the likes of mammals such as horses, bison or elephants, researchers say. (livescience.com)
  • Dinosaurs evolved as rapidly as Cenozoic mammals. (pnas.org)
  • A microbe, simpler than bacteria, which had in its DNA the kernel that would flower later on into dinosaurs, mammals, then us. (yahoo.com)
  • There are many dinosaurs featured including popular ones like the stegosaurus, at just over two metres and the giant diplodocus, which reaches an amazing 27 metres from nose to tail. (jet2.com)
  • So now we can't even dig for dinosaur bones without upsetting the Wokerati. (powerlineblog.com)
  • A few years ago we were at the museum and we received a phone call from a farmer that lived nearby, saying that he had found some dinosaur bones in the ranch. (amnh.org)
  • When dinosaur bones appear in the desert, they usually start coming out very slowly because the erosion is eroding away, blowing away the sand, and we only see the tip of the bone coming out of the ground. (amnh.org)
  • This is my colleague, Jose Luis, that is studying one of the remains of Argentinosaurus, a really big dinosaur, but we only knew five bones from that species. (amnh.org)
  • Today's birds also have fused finger bones at the tips of their wings, which corresponds to the claws at the end of dinosaurs' front limbs. (howstuffworks.com)
  • There are many similarities between dinosaurs and birds including hollow bones, walking upright and closely related skulls. (reference.com)
  • Walking with Dinosaurs is the world's first natural history of dinosaurs. (apple.com)
  • Tracing the 160-million-year history of dinosaurs, from their first appearance to their abrupt demise, Walking with Dinosaurs makes that distant world seem just as if it existed today. (apple.com)
  • Were dinosaurs killed off by asteroid or volcanoes? (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Every school child knows the dinosaurs were killed off by an asteroid smashing into the Earth some 66 million years ago. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • The dinosaurs might have been wiped out by a huge volcanic eruption, a new study suggests, rather than an asteroid strike 65m years ago, as is widely believed. (theregister.co.uk)
  • This would have given the environment and climate plenty of time to adjust, and has always made the asteroid strike the more likely candidate for the dinosaurs' sudden extinction. (theregister.co.uk)
  • In fact, the dinosaur population was already in severe decline by the time the asteroid struck. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • However, Keller said close examination of layers in the core samples shows that the prevailing theory that the Chicxulub asteroid killed the dinosaurs "seems to be wrong. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • The crater appeared to be a probable source for the iridium and seemed to be the impact site of the asteroid that destroyed the dinosaurs. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • There are multiple theories as to why dinosaurs died out, such as asteroid impact, volcanic activity, and climate change. (reference.com)
  • The exhibit uses a rotating platform and strobe lights to create a giant zoetrope to explore how these immense dinosaurs moved. (wired.com)
  • Kids can't curb their enthusiasm when they're in a hall of dinosaurs and mammoths and mammoth hunters and trilobites and giant fish that could chomp up a shark. (yahoo.com)
  • What they probably won't expect to find is a collection of giant, electronic dinosaurs. (jet2.com)
  • Yet its strange mix of traits - the teeth, legs, claws and tail of a dinosaur but the wings and feathers of a bird - continues to raise doubts about its true affinities. (newscientist.com)
  • Researchers in Germany have unearthed a new species of flying dinosaur that flapped its wings like a raven and could hold vital clues as to how modern-day birds evolved from their reptilian ancestors. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Banjo" sheds light on the ancestry of the largest-ever meat-eating dinosaurs, the carcharodontosaurs, a group of dinosaurs that became gigantic, like Giganotosaurus, he said. (reuters.com)
  • Australia's dinosaur fossil record has been extremely poor compared with North America, South America and Africa. (reuters.com)
  • The fossil record of dinosaurs is presently about 25% complete. (pnas.org)
  • The calcified, hard-shelled dinosaur egg evolved independently at least three times throughout the Mesozoic era, explaining the bias towards eggshells of derived dinosaurs in the fossil record. (nature.com)
  • This discovery is the first ever described in the fossil record and the first to be thoroughly documented in a dwarf dinosaur," said study researcher Kate Acheson, a doctoral student at the University of Southampton in England. (drugs.com)
  • THURSDAY, July 7, 2016 -- Even dinosaurs developed tumors, with some more prone to growths than others, a new study suggests. (drugs.com)
  • There are two general groups of dinosaurs based on hip morphology The Saurischia (reptile-hipped) and the Ornithischia (bird-hipped). (brown.edu)
  • In these publications, he argued strenuously that dinosaurs were warm-blooded and active animals, capable of sustained periods of high activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • These natural objects in motion and context make kids want to read, you can't stop them from reading and thinking," said Bakker, who in the 1970s was one of the first to argue the massive prehistoric beasts were warm-blooded and further challenged scientific thinking in his 1986 book "The Dinosaur Heresies. (yahoo.com)
  • A 160-year-old statue of Iggy the Iguanodon is one of more than 30 iconic life-sized dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures being repaired in Crystal Palace Park. (culture24.org.uk)
  • These animals were amazing, they were one of the three major families of dinosaurs that we know of, together with ornithischians and theropods, the ones that later gave rise to birds. (amnh.org)
  • Dreadnoughtus is known only by one species, D. schrani , and is classified as a titanosaur , a group that includes Argentinosaurus , Saltasaurus , and other similar gargantuan dinosaurs. (britannica.com)
  • Imagination Works 3D Model Dinosaurs, superbly detailed in 3ds or max. (turbosquid.com)
  • Dreadnoughtus Dreadnoughtus , the largest dinosaur whose size can be calculated reliably. (britannica.com)
  • So soon we realized this was a gigantic animal, probably the largest dinosaur ever in the history of life. (amnh.org)
  • Dinosaurs and humans never coexisted. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • Humans have never lived at the same time as dinosaurs on Earth . (encyclopedia.com)
  • Humans came into existence approximately 2.5 million years ago, which is approximately 127.5 million years after the dinosaurs first evolved and 62.5 million years after the dinosaurs disappeared. (reference.com)
  • Fossilized teeth belonging to a plant-eating dinosaur have been discovered in Nagasaki Prefecture, offering fresh clues about the reptile and the ecosystem 81 million years ago, a local museum said Tuesday. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • The mamenchisaurus , for example, a four-legged, plant-eating dinosaur with a long neck that made up half of its total 70-foot body length, took only about30 years to grow to adult size. (livescience.com)
  • This could explain why this group of dinosaurs was so common. (livescience.com)
  • What is the origin of dinosaurs? (icr.org)
  • Descendants (for the non-avian dinosaurs ) lasted until 66 million years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • One fox learned the hard way that it's unwise to mess with a flock of dinosaurs.The young fox, just about 6 months old, probably thought it had struck gold when it snuck into a chicken coop at dusk last week at a farm school in Brittany, in northwestern France.But chickens, like all birds, are the descendants of dinosaurs. (yahoo.com)
  • But chickens, like all birds, are the descendants of dinosaurs . (yahoo.com)
  • So desperate is Ronnie to better a dinosaur exam's failing grade that she's willing to follow her odd but scholarly neighbor Miss Lernin into a curbside recycling bin-which, thanks to "Science Magic," leaves the two in the late Triassic. (kirkusreviews.com)
  • available all_members 19907 https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/videos/we-believe-in-dinosaurs/ 3033260978 cove 19907 We Believe In Dinosaurs The Bible and science collide amid the battleground of a Kentucky creationism museum. (pbs.org)
  • In We Believe in Dinosaurs the Bible and science collide amid the battleground of a Creation Museum and a $120 million Noah's Ark-inspired theme park in rural Kentucky. (pbs.org)
  • Where should Christians go for solid dinosaur science? (icr.org)
  • As CBC Radio science columnist Torah Kachur explains, a study published in the journal Nature looks back to the age of dinosaurs to offer some insight into the evolution of the voice box. (cbc.ca)
  • Although the museum's new exhibit focuses on large dinosaurs, not all dinosaurs were massive some species were actually pretty small. (livescience.com)
  • Photos: Birds Evolved from Dinosaurs, Museum Exhibit Shows]"There was a herd instinct, and they attacked him with their beaks," Pascal Daniel, head of farming at the agricultural school Le Gros Chene ("The Big Oak"), told the AFP news agency. (yahoo.com)
  • It is believed that birds evolved from dinosaurs directly. (reference.com)
  • Using leading-edge computer technology and animatronics, this epic series shows dinosaurs as never before - it lets us travel back in time to watch living, breathing dinosaurs in their natural habitat. (apple.com)
  • Over millions of years, Pangea split apart causing the dinosaurs to become separated for the very first time. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • This would allow a single tooth to assume different forms and functions as the tooth changed over time, exposing different surfaces as the teeth migrated across the chewing surfaces in the mouths of the dinosaurs over time. (livescience.com)
  • nowhere near the time when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • Head to Paultons Park to imagine a time millions of years ago, when dinosaurs roamed England. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • If you can get past the slogan - 'It's time you came-n-saurus' - young fans will enjoy coming face-to-face with life-sized dinosaur models on a wooded trail, and can expend energy in a variety of indoor and outdoor adventure playgrounds at Dinosaur Adventure in Norfolk . (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Ancient rocks from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean suggest dramatic climate changes during the dinosaur-dominated Mesozoic Era, a time once thought to have been monotonously hot and humid. (scienceblog.com)
  • The Mamenchisaurus in this display will feature realistic dinosaur skin, the first time something like this has been done on such a large scale. (wired.com)
  • Making a statement against racism and expressing your love for dinosaurs at the same time! (kickstarter.com)
  • An artist's rendition of Vegavis iaai, an ancestor of the a duck and goose that lived during the time of the dinosaurs. (cbc.ca)
  • The team behind it found a fossil back in 1992 in Antarctica of Vegavis iaai , a duck and goose ancestor that lived 66 million years ago, during the time of the dinosaurs. (cbc.ca)
  • So for the first time, we had a good idea of how these gigantic dinosaurs looked like. (amnh.org)
  • Some dinosaurs were social creatures. (factmonster.com)
  • Probably no other creatures on the planet have struck as much fear and awe in our hearts as the dinosaurs. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • These bizarre, insect-like creatures, which are sometimes horned or sporting antennae, roamed the Earth's seas in the Paleozoic era before the dinosaurs and were one of the most complex living things that existed to that point. (yahoo.com)
  • Species of dinosaurs ranged from chicken-sized creatures such as the 2-pound (1-kilogram) predator Compsognathus to colossal, herbivorous animals known as sauropods weighing more than 80 tons (72 metric tons). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Until recently, it was widely believed that dinosaurs were rather stupid, slow-moving, cold-blooded creatures. (encyclopedia.com)
  • This fossil means that divergence of these creatures took place after the first flowering of the dinosaur dynasty . (earthtimes.org)
  • At the beginning of the age of dinosaurs (during the Triassic Period, about 230 million years ago) the continents we now know were arranged together as a single supercontinent called Pangea. (usgs.gov)
  • Could be different parts of different taxa: DNA extracted could be a mixed bag of different dinosaur species and other vertebrate taxa different. (brown.edu)