We have the whole dinosaur extinction thing figured out, right? A big rock smashed into Earth and wiped them all out. But an NYU geophysicist wonders what sent the rock Earth's way in the first place and pins the deadly event on a novel culprit.
Meet Superduck, a new dinosaur with a flashy head crest.
The find contains 'unparalleled' fossilized feathers and skin, anatomical features that aren't usually preserved in dinosaur remains.
Famous fossil location in South Dakota yields the 17-foot 'Dakotaraptor.'
Sixty-six million years ago, a tyrannosaur may have sunk its sharp and serrated teeth into the bones of another tyrannosaur.
The creature had a massive wingspan of about 4.5 feet and sported a total of 110 teeth.
The skeleton dates to about 62.5 million to 62 million years ago, making it the oldest modern bird in North America alive after the dinosaurs.
Smaller land animals today mean smaller piles of poop -- which leads to less natural fertilizer for the earth's plant life. →
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