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Ouranosaurus

Ouranosaurus Ouranosaurus is a genus of herbivorous iguanodontdinosaur that lived during the Aptian stage of the Early Cretaceous of modern-day Niger. Ouranosaurus measured about 7 to 8.3 metres (23 to 27 ft) long. Two rather complete fossils were found in the Elrhaz Formation, Gadoufaoua deposits, Agadez, Niger, in 1965 and 1970....
Elasmotherium-sibericum

Elasmotherium

Elasmotherium Elasmotherium is an extinct genus of large rhinoceros endemic to Eurasia during the Late Pliocene through the Pleistocene, existing from 2.6 Ma to at least as late as 39,000 years ago in...
Giganotosaurus-carolinii

Giganotosaurus

Giganotosaurus Giganotosaurus is a genus of theropod dinosaur that lived in what is now Argentina, during the early Cenomanian age of the Late Cretaceous period, approximately 99.6 to 97 million years ago. The holotype specimen was...
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Dilophosaurus

Dilophosaurus is a genus of theropod dinosaur. It contains a single known species, Dilophosaurus wetherilli, known from fossil remains found in the Kayenta Formation of Arizona. This rock formation has been dated to the early Jurassic Period (Sinemurian age), about 193...
When Steven Spielberg released the first ‘Jurassic Park’ film way back in 1993, even he must have dared not predict the impact the film would have on the average moviegoer’s psyche. ‘Jurassic Park’ was not just a...
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What is a Paleontologist?

What is a Paleontologist? Paleontology is the science dealing with the fossils of long-deceased animals and plants that lived up to billions of years ago. It’s an interdisciplinary field involving geology, archaeology, chemistry, biology,...
What is the smallest dinosaur? At the word “dinosaur” we most often imagine a huge formidable predator with a full mouth of razor-sharp teeth. Be that as it may, according to an article published...
Carnotaurus

Carnotaurus

Carnotaurus Carnotaurus is a genus of large theropod dinosaur that lived in South America during the Late Cretaceous period, between about 72 and 69.9 million years ago. The only species is Carnotaurus sastrei. Known...
More often than you might think, the dinosaurs the public happens to latch onto as their favorites on the big screen —Apatosaurus, Velociraptor, Tyrannosaurus Rex, etc.—are less important to paleontologists than they are to journalists, fiction writers, and movie...
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Therapsids

Therapsida is a group of synapsids that includes mammals and their ancestors. Many of the traits today seen as unique to mammals had their origin within early therapsids, including having their four limbs extend vertically beneath the body, as opposed to...

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