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First complete remains of dinosaur’s ancestor found in China


October 29th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have discovered the complete remains of a pivotal ancestor of Earth's largest land animals - the sauropod dinosaurs, in China.The new species, tentatively ... Read more...

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Dinos ‘considerably taller than previously thought’


October 1st, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Missouri and Ohio University have found that dinosaurs had thick layers of cartilage in their joints, which means they may have been considerably ... Read more...

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Jurassic fast food key to gigantic dinosaurs


May 12th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Why were the sauropod dinosaurs able to grow so much larger than today's terrestrial animals? A research group led by the University of Bonn (UB) seems to have ... Read more...

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It’s official: Magyarosaurus dacus was a dwarf dinosaur


May 4th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Magyarosaurus dacus, the dinosaur whose small bones were found in Transylvania, was indeed a dwarf, confirmed scientists.In 1895, the sister of an eccentric palaeontologist called Franz Baron Nopcsa ... Read more...

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New dinosaur species discovered


February 24th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) A team of paleontologists in the US has discovered a new dinosaur species they're calling Abydosaurus. Abydosaurus belongs to the group of gigantic, long-necked, long-tailed, four-legged, plant-eating dinosaurs such ... Read more...

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Scientists find mouse that eats like the dinosaurs


February 20th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the European woodmouse has a unique taste for ferns, a food once eaten by long-extinct dinosaurs.According to a report by BBC News, the mouse ... Read more...

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Newly found dino sheds light on origins of biggest dinosaurs


November 14th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 14 (ANI): A new dinosaur discovered in South Africa is shedding light on the origins of the biggest dinosaurs ever.The fossil of the dinosaur was found at two quarry sites ... Read more...

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Largest ever dino footprints found in France


October 10th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) Footprints from sauropod dinosaurs, giant herbivores with long necks, were found in Plagne, near Lyon, France. The dinosaur footprints in Plagne are circular depressions surrounded by a fold ... Read more...

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Long-necked dinos needed far too much energy to browse tall trees


April 1st, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 1 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has suggested that long-necked sauropod dinosaurs would had to have used far too much energy to hold their neck upright and browse ... Read more...

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150 million year dino discovered in Portugal


February 25th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a previously unknown dinosaur in Portugal, that walked the Earth about 150 million years ago.According to a report in the Telegraph, the plant eating ... Read more...

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