Nigersaurus

Nigersaurus, Fun Facts About It

Nigersaurus is a genus of Diplodocus-like sauropod dinosaur. It lived in the middle of the Cretaceous period in what is now the Republic of Niger. Fossils of this dinosaur were first described in 1976, but it was only named in 1999 after more complete remains were found and described. It Took Scientists Decades to Realize Just How Odd This Critter Was.  Nigersaurus received its scientific […]

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Madagascar’s Prehistoric

Madagascar’s prehistoric ‘crazy beast’ sheds light on mammalian evolution

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A prehistoric opossum-sized critter dubbed the “crazy beast” that inhabited Madagascar at the end of the age of dinosaurs is providing scientists insight into early mammalian evolution even as they scratch their heads over its bewildering anatomy. Researchers on Wednesday described an exquisitely preserved fossil of the plant-eating mammal named Adalatherium hui, […]

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Myths about Velociraptor

Some Myths about Velociraptor

Thanks to the “Jurassic Park” and “Jurassic World” movies, the Velociraptor  is one of the world’s most well-known dinosaurs. However, there’s a huge difference between the Hollywood version of the Velociraptor and the less imposing one familiar to paleontologists. Below you will find some myths about Velociraptor. 1 – It’s no surprise that one of the most popular dinosaurs […]

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Awesome Dinosaurs

So, you love dinosaurs. You’re probably familiar with the T. rex, the  Triceratops, and the Stegosaurus â€” but you want more. Well, don’t worry, cause we’ll give you more Awesome Dinosaurs. It would far too long to go through all the dinosaur species we know existed, so we’ll have a look at some of the most representative dinosaurs, discuss what their […]

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Herbivorous Dinosaur

New Species of Herbivorous Dinosaur Identified in Canada

Herbivorous Dinosaur Paleontologists in Canada have found the fossil fragments from a new species of herbivorous dinosaur that walked the Earth during the Cretaceous period. The newly-discovered dinosaur lived approximately 67 million years ago (Cretaceous period). Named Ferrisaurus sustutensis, the prehistoric creature was about 5.7 feet (1.75 m long). It probably weighed about 150 kg (330 lbs), similar […]

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What Dinosaur Has 500 teeth?

What Dinosaur Has 500 teeth? Nigersaurus is a 30-foot-long plant-eating dinosaur that lived 110 million years ago in what is now Niger’s Sahara Desert. Nigersaurus lived in a lush environment alongside the predatory dinosaur suchomimus, the plant eaters ouranosaurus and lurdusaurus, and supercroc. Nigersaurus had a delicate skull and an extremely wide mouth lined with […]

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