Spinosaurus – The Dinosaur That Rivaled The Size of T-Rex

Spinosaurus lived 112 to 94 million years ago in Northern Africa. Reaching over 50 feet in length, this dinosaur rivaled…

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Dunkleosteus – Giant Fish of an Ancient Ocean

Dunkleosteus terrelli was one of the largest fish in the ocean, as large as an elephant, and the largest of…

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The Evolution of Paleontology

Paleontology as a science has only formally been around since the 1700s. Philosophers and scientists have been noticing signs for…

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Majungasaurus – One of the Last Surviving Dinosaurs

Majungasaurus was one of the last dinosaurs to live, right at the end of the Cretaceous Period 66 million years…

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Kelenken the Largest of the Terror Birds

Kelenken was a large bird (part of the “terror bird” group and the largest of all of them) from South…

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Human Size Ancient Penguins

If you’ll remember, last week there was something of a surprise when I was researching otter evolution. I thought that…

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Human Fossils Found in the Americas

We usually talk about fossils of other species here on this blog, either prehistoric mammals or dinosaurs, but today we’re…

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Triceratops Fossils Allow a Look into the Past

Triceratops is a very well known dinosaur today.  Most people can create an image of this extinct dinosaur in their…

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