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Jun 11, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Predatory reptiles that trawled the oceans during the age of the dinosaurs used a rowing motion to scoop up prey, new track marks uncovered in China reveal.
Jun 3, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
An extinct dyrosaur, a type of crocodilian, was 16 feet (4.8 meters) long and tipped the scales at 900 lbs.
May 20, 2014 08:40 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A mysterious species of snake has been rediscovered lurking in volcanic rocks on an island off Mexico.
Apr 24, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Many pterodactyls, such as the ones depicted in Jurassic Park, were huge, but the dino-era airborne beasts evolved from a tiny flying reptile. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 08:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
As if an 18-foot snake that can eat humans isn't worrisome enough, a new study has found that Burmese pythons possess incredible, natural GPS ability. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 09:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Like dried fruit coming back to life in a bowl of cereal, a sea snake rehydrates after months of considerable dehydration.
Mar 17, 2014 09:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Gator fat turns out to be great for making biodiesel. Continue reading →
Feb 12, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A fossil freezes in time the moment when a reptile that lived before dinosaurs gave birth. Continue reading →
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